Leslie in Mexico


Leslie Powell

3433 E. Edgemont Street
Tucson AZ 85716
978 270 2106


Heart-Land A full-length play
   Aria Creative Productions, Stage Reading, San Antonio, TX, July 2022
   Old Pueblo New Play Festival, Stage Reading, March 2016, Tucson AZ
   Actors Theater of Newburyport, Staged Reading, April 2013, Newburyport MA

Take That Thing Off, Ten-Minute play
   Actors Lab of Santa Fe NM, Winner Zoom play, July 2021, YouTube, go here.

Free, One Act Play,
   Community Players, Production, Tucson AZ, Winner, July 2016

The 'A' Word, Full length
   Hormel Festival of New Plays, Stage Reading, May 2015, Phoenix Theater, Phoenix AZ
   Bridge Theatre, Staged Reading, Phoenix AZ October 2017
    Last Frontier Theater Conf, Staged Reading, as The 'A' Word. June 2012.

Portrait of a Radical, Monologue
   Actors Studio of Newburyport, Production, Women's History Festival, Zoom, 2021
    Last Frontier Theater Conf, Staged Reading, as The 'A' Word. June 2012.

All the Way to Chattanooga: A Ten Minute Play
    Image Theater, Fem Noire Festival, Production, Lowell MA 2012>
    Our Voices Together Festival, Staged reading, April 2009
    Universal Theatre, Provincetown, MA, January 2009

Enough: A monologue
    Boston Playwrights Threatre Swan Day Festival, Production, April 2009

Surrise: A monologue
    Last Frontier Conference Valdez AK June 2012

Soldier Boy: A Ten-Minute Play
   New Works Festival, Newburyport MA, Produced, Nov 2010
   Boston Theatre Marathon, Produced, May, 2009
   Fall Shorts, Glouceester MA, Produced, Oct 2009

Mrs. McAlaster's Plot, co-written with Ron Pullins
    Belfast ME 15 Minute Festival, Produced, August, 2002, Finalist
    Mill City Minutes, Lowell, MA, Produced, May, 2006
    American Globe, NYC, Turnip Festival, Produced, Spring 2008

Movie Mogul in His Mama's Muumuu, co-written with Ron Pullins
    Belfast ME 15-Minute Festival, Staged Reading, Runner Up, June, 2003.
    Five Sleazy Pieces, Short play review, Player's Ring, Portsmouth NH, Produced, July, 2007

    F.U.D.G.E. Festival, Watertown MA, Produced, 2012

The Movie Mogul, a full length play, Co-written with Ron Pullins
     Firehouse (Newburyport) New Works Festival, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport MA, Jan 2003
     New England Fringe Festival, Boston, Production, September 2008
     The Actors Studio, Newburyport, MA, Production, October 2008
    Fringe Festival, Tucson, AZ January 2015, winner, best comedy

The Way Life Should be: A Full Length Drama
    The Actors Studio, Newburyport, Workshop Production Sept 2012
    Staged Reading, New Works Festival, Newburyport (MA) 2004
    Old Pueblo Playwrights New Works Festival Tucson, Arizona 2005.
    Short listed for the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference 2006.

Way Life Should Be Poster

Your Precious Word
    Firehouse Center for the Arts, New Works Festival, 2004
    Mill City Minutes, Image Theatre, September 2006.  

Nailed: Ten-Minute Play, co-written with Ron Pullins
   Old Pueblo Playrights New Works Festival, Tucson AZ, Production. Jan 2007.

    Boston Theater Marathon, production, Boston MA, May 2011
    Published in Boston Theater Marathon Anthology. 2011
    Inspirato Festival, Toronto Canada, Produced, May 2012
    Last Frontier Theater Conference, Play Slam, Valdez AK, June 2013

The Other Woman
   Last Frontier Theater Conference, Staged Reading, Valdez, AK, June 2013

Take Me In: A full length drama
    Footlights Theatre, Staged Reading, Jamaica Plain MA, July 2010
    New Works Festival, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport MA, Jan 2003

The End
    Girl Play, Women's Theater Project, staged reading, Ft Lauderdale FL June 2014
    Fem Noire Festival, Image theater, Lowell MA 2011

Alone At Last
    Play in A Day Showcase, Unscrewed Theatre, Old Pueblo Playwrights, Nov 2014
    Actors Studio, Newburyport, MA, Production, March 2013.


Benediction for a Murder. Zoetrope, a short story
Stuffed, a poem. Kyso Journal
poem Oasis, Journal
Food and Other Enemies, Stories of Consuming Desire, Essex Publishing, editor and contributor.


Advanced Playwrighting Intensive, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Summer 2007.
Last Frontier Playwrighting Conference, 2012, 2013.

Other Theater Experiences

North Shore Readers Collaborative Theater co-founder with Ron Pullins and Marc Clopton. A concert reading series for the development of new plays.

Writers and Actors, INK, co-founded with Hailey Klein, for the incubation of new plays where writers and actors gather cold read and critique new plays in development. Ongoing group at Actors Studio, Newburyport.

Random Acts, co-founded with Hailey Klein, a play-in-a-day festival, 2001, Newburyport, MA.

Associations and memberships

Dramatists Guild, Associate member