Lorri Holt performed Colette Uncensored, a one-woman show co-written by Zack Rogow and based on Shipwrecked on a Traffic Island and Other Previously Untranslated Gems, a collection of Colette’s work.
Zack Rogow is currently writing a series of plays about the lives of writers, incorporating the author’s work into the action.
Colette Uncensored. co-written with Lorri Holt. The play will run at Cerimon House in Portland, Oregon, during the AWP conference from March 28–30, 2019. It also ran at the Canal Café Theatre in London in May 2018. The show was performed for six months at The Marsh in San Francisco and Berkeley in 2016 and 2017. First staged reading, Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, February 2015. Developmental reading, Nora's Playhouse, New York City, February 2018. Colette Uncensored was nominated for best solo performance by the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle and for outstanding solo show by Theatre Bay Area. See the trailer.
Tangled Love: The Life and Work of Yosano Akiko. Staged readings: Carleton College, April 2015; University of Alaska Anchorage, July 2014.
Things I Didn’t Know I Loved, based on the life and work of poet Nazim Hikmet. Staged reading in Berkeley CA, October 2010; and in Anchorage AK, July 2010. Staged reading at the conference of Associated Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) in Chicago, 2012.
La Vie en Noir: The Art and Life of Léopold Sédar Senghor. Staged reading by the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, San Francisco CA, March 2007.
Tattoos and Gingerbread. First staged reading, Aurora Theatre, Berkeley CA, directed by Barbara Oliver, 2007.