The Nora Theatre Company production of Saving Kitty  at Central Square Theater is so beautifully directed, acted, and presented that you could mistake the play for Noël Coward.

-Jeffrey Gantz, The Boston Globe

Marisa's writing reminds me of Gurney on steroids.

-Gordon Clapp (Greg Medavoy, NYPD Blue

Marisa Smith is an award-winning American playwright. Full-length plays: Sex and Other Disturbances (2018 Edgerton-winner, Portland Stage Company and The Bridge Initiative semi-finalist), Saving Kitty (Eliot Norton Award-winner for Jennifer Coolidge Best Actress, The Nora Theater Company), Mad Love (O’Neill semi-finalist, Clauder winner/Kilroy list, premiered at Northern Stage), Venus Rising (premiered at Northern Stage), audio drama titled The Defenestrator, produced by Wondery. Marisa’s 10-Minute plays have been produced in the Boston Marathon of 10-Minute Plays, Barrington Stage, New Jersey Repertory and more, and include Heideman finalist Total Expression. Co-founder of Smith and Kraus Publishers, publishers of trade books for school, college, and theatrical communities. Screenplays: Second Wind and Surprise Engagement. Read her full biography HERE.