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Martha Douglas-Osmundson

Playwright
She/Her

Martha Douglas-Osmundson is an educator and playwright. She serves on the faculty of Clark University in Worcester, MA. and taught English, history, and drama at Lincoln School in Providence for many years. Martha is a recipient of the Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts (Pell Award) for her program, Shakespeare in the City. She is a proud member of the Blue Cow Group and has seen her work performed at the Providence Fringe Festival; Boston Theater Marathon XXII; Trinity Rep’s America Too: Our Health; WomensWork Theatre Collaborative; Spotlight Theatre (Lawrence, MA); Culture*Park, New Bedford, and other venues. Martha is a private tutor in English and writing for grades 6-12 and first year college students.

PLAYWRITING - SELECTED PLAYS - SHORT/ONE ACTS

Stress Full Production Providence Fringe Festival, July 2024
The Wellness Floor Full Production Providence Fringe Festival, July 2023
Micky and Beth Full Production Contemporary Theatre Co., April 2023
Go to Scotland!
Ghosted Full Production Contemporary Theatre Co., April 2023
Into the Bleachers Staged Reading Culture*Park Short Plays Marathon, Nov. 2022
Into the Bleachers Full production Providence Fringe Festival, July 2022
Masking Tape Zoom production Providence Fringe Festival, July 2021
Common App Student production Mansfield High School, May 2021
Day Job Zoom reading Spotlight Playhouse, April 2021
Glitch Zoom reading Culture*Park Short Plays Marathon, Nov. 2020
Ghosted Zoom production Providence Fringe Festival, July 2020
Strings Zoom production Lemon Punch Theatre Lab Micro Play Festival, May, 2020
Common App Zoom production Boston Theater Marathon, live online, April 2020
Distance Zoom production Coronavirus Play Festival, NYC, April 2020
Wake Staged reading Culture*Park Short Plays Marathon, Nov. 2019
Gift Horse Full production Providence Fringe Festival, July 2019
For Free Full production St. Luke’s Little Theater Festival, April, 2019
Screen Door Staged reading Culture*Park Short Plays Marathon, Nov. 2018
Personal Effects Full production Acting Up! Orange Players, Orange, CT Oct. 2018
Personal Effects Full production Providence Fringe Festival, July/August 2018
Every Other Wednesday Student production Lincoln School 10-minute Play Festival, May 2016
The Reunion Student production Lincoln School 10-minute Play Festival, May 2011

PLAYWRITING - SELECTED PLAYS - FULL LENGTH
Enid’s Mill Staged Reading Wilbury Theatre Group, February 2024
Back o’Hartland Staged Reading of Selected Scenes AS220/From Scratch 2015

ACTING EXPERIENCE
Janice in Anger Management by Elaine Brousseau Providence Fringe Festival, 2024
Kate in Stress by myself Providence Fringe Festival, 2024
Anna in Because of Linda by Jayne Hannah (Staged Reading) Wilbury Theatre Group, 2023
Bev in Into the Bleachers by myself Providence Fringe Festival, 2023
Nora in Father McCabe’s Marker by Norma Jenckes Providence Fringe Festival, 2022

HONORS/AWARDS
Charles M. Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts (Pell Award)
Dorothy Gifford Award for Excellence in Teaching (Lincoln School)

EDUCATION
Manhattanville College Master of Arts in Teaching English
State University of New York Bachelor of Arts in English

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
ELL Clark University 2022 - prese

Contact: marthadougos@gmail.com

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