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The prolific playwright and screenwriter, Myla Lichtman Fields, received training at The Juilliard School of Drama and a Ph.D. in Communications-Drama with a minor in film from the University of Southern California. As a staff writer at Universal Studios, she penned episodic TV shows, Movies of the Week, and an NBC special.
Myla’s play, Felix & Fanny, will be presented in November, 2022, at the Barbican Centre's Milton Court Theatre in London featuring The Carducci String Quartet. California Artists Radio Theatre recorded Felix & Fanny with Michael York and Samantha Eggar, airing it on NPR and Sirius XM radio. Felix & Fanny is the first of Myla’s 4 Musicmakers Plays. California Artists Radio Theatre also recorded Brigid of Kildare, featuring Samantha Eggar, Monte Markham, and a star-studded cast.
Olympia Dukakis read the lead role of Sara in Myla’s play, Learning to Dance in the Rain in New York City. It was also a semi-finalist in the Ashland New Play Festival and a Finalist in the IATI Theatre Award Contest.
Myla’s plays, The Stone of Kilhara and The Peacemakers were read at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre. The Peacemakers won 2nd place in the Stage & Screen contest and was workshopped at The O’Neill Playwriting Conference Center in CT.
Sixteen of Myla’s plays are available through Lulu.com.