Welcome to the official website of playwrite E. Thomalen
Produced: Clara's Christmas Dreams(2004 St. Clements Th., NY Times "the show mesmerizes even the boys"); The Metamorphosis, A Play (2003 Jose Quintero Th. OOBR "highly recommended"); El Tigre (2001 U of Texas at Arlington & 2002 Bass Performance Art Center, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "Patrons Spellbound"); Tale of 2 Murderers (2001 Am. Th. of Actors, 2003 Th. Studio Inc. not reviewed); The Platform (2004 Chicago Infamous Commonwealth Theatre not reviewed); Seed for the Planting (1987 Vagabond Players Theater; Baltimore Sun: "introduces audiences to the individual behind some of the most powerful prints and sculptures to come out of Germany during the first half of this century").
Awards: The Night Watchman (1987 semifinalist O'Neil; 1998 winner in the New Century Writers Awards competition), 2013 Hawai'i Prize, 2013 WILDSound Festival); The Metamorphosis, A Play (1996-97 American Alliance for Theatre and Education, Unpublished Play Reading Project); El Tigre (2001 Writer's Digest Playscript competition); The Platform (2004 themed contest "Home for the Holidays"), Seed for the Planting (1987 Baltimore Playwrights Competition).