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The Mary Siewert Scruggs Works By Women Festival 2013

Attention women writers: We want your scripts!

The Mary Siewert Scruggs Works By Women Festival 2013

The Second City Training Center proudly presented The Mary Siewert Scruggs Works By Women Festival 2013 from November 22-December 13, 2013. The festival is a showcase of new sketches, songs, and short plays written by women of the Second City Training Center to honor and continue the legacy of Mary Siewert Scruggs, Head of the Writing Program, 2001 – 2011.

Festival winners were announced at the final show on December 13. The award winners are:

  • Mentorship Award: Maren Lovgren
  • Performance Award—performance of the sketch by the e.t.c. cast: Jill Frank and Kaite Stasiak
  • Festival Award—conversation with an SNL writer: Annie Goodson
  • Festival Award—conversation with an LA writer: Marie Maloney
  • Festival Award—meeting with an SC producer: Anna Jakubka Court
  • Festival Award—script read by an executive producer: Katherine Biskupic
  • Festival Award—free class "Writing Strong Women": Lynn Olejniczak

Congratulations to the award winners and to all the writers, directors, actors, script reviewers, awards committee members, and production staff who together made this year's festival a huge success!