Fratti, Valentina

Valentina Fratti

Valentina Fratti

Valentina Fratti co-founded the Miranda Theatre Company (now m2 productions) where she served as Artistic Director for 12 years and where she produced and directed over 30 original plays, three festivals of One-Acts by Women and the Moonshine Series.  She works with commercial producer Jane Harmon and was the Associate Producer on the Broadway production of Alfred Uhry’s The Last Night of Ballyhoo (Tony Award, Best Play). Most recently she wrote and directed Unearthed, a benefit for the Italian Earthquake victims, at the Cherry Lane Theatre, The Green Manifesto by Anne Berlin and Andy Cohen at the Fringe Festival and Love Stinks at the SPF Abridged Festival at The Public Theatre. Other recent credits: Ginna Carter’s Traffic School with Elaine Stritch; Open House at Six Figures’Artists of Tomorrow; Patriot Act at the Castillo Theatre; Jeff Daniels’ Apartment 3A; Russell Davis’s Day of the Picnic at PlayPenn; Young Playwrights Festivals at the Cherry Lane Alternative and the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Playwrights Horizons. She worked with directors Doug Hughes and Robert Falls on Rebecca Gilman’s productions of Heart is a Lonely Hunter and Blue Surge. As a playwright her plays include The Male Appetite, Jerusalem Mountain, and Shooting Medea.  She is a member of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab and is the recipient of the 2009 Alice Kaplan Institute Guest Artist Residency at Northwestern University.
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