Welcome to the official website of playwrite E. Thomalen

Produced: Clara's Christmas Dreams (2004 St. Clements Th., NY Times:"the show mesmerizes even the boys" also 2008 Calhoun, GA; 2008 Wyndham, NY; 2015 South Brandaon, FL) ; The Metamorphosis, A Play (2003 Jose Quintero Th., OOBR: "highly recommended"; also 2015 Tokyo, Japan; 2016 Plano, TX; 2017 LA, CA); El Tigre (2001 U of Texas at Arlington & Bass Performance Art Center, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "Patrons Spellbound"; also 2014 Miami, FL; 2015 Crete, NE; 2016 Graham, NC); Tale of 2 Murderers (2001 Am. Th. of Actors, 2003 Th. Studio Inc. not reviewed); The Platform (2004 Chicago Infamous Commonwealth Theatre not reviewed); Seed for the Planting (1987 Baltimore,MD, Baltimore Sun:"introduces audiences to the individual behind some of the most powerful prints and sculptures to come out of Germany during the first half of this century."); Dances of Life - and Death (2015 Thespis Festival NYC,NY); The Pearl Diver (2016 Thespis Festival NYC,NY), Lake of Sorrows (2017 Summerfest, NYC,NY)

Awards: Dances of Life - and Death (2015 Best Original Play - Thespis Festival 2015; "…our readers expressed great admiration for Dances of Life - and Death. Thank you for sharing such quality work with us." Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 2016 ); The Night Watchman (1987 semifinalist O'Neill; 1998 winner New Century Writers Awards competition; 2013 winner Hawai'i Prize; 2013 winner WILDSound Festival); The Metamorphosis, A Play (1996-97 winner American Alliance for Theatre and Education, Unpublished Play Reading Project); El Tigre (2001 winner Writer's Digest Playscript competition); The Platform (2004 winner themed contest "Home for the Holidays"), Seed for the Planting (1987 winner Baltimore Playwrights Competition)

Published: Clara's Christmas Dreams (Samuel French); The Metamorphosis, A Play (Samuel French); El Tigre (Samuel French), "When Summer Suns Were Glowing"; Inventing Alice and Wonderland (Amazon Kindle); Dances of Life - and Death (Amazon Kindle); The Night Watchman (Amazon Kindle), A Shaker Story (Amazon kindle); The Pearl Diver (Amazon Kindle); Lake of Sorrows (Amazon Kindle)