Pinocchia no linksIn this retelling of Carlo Collodi’s original story,
a puppet-turned-teenaged-girl struggles to find her place
in the world while her parents struggle to hold onto their child.

Selected from over 100 submissions, Pinocchia was performed as one of six pieces
in a celebration of the ‘Best of PlayGround’ on May 13, 2013 at the Zephyr Theater
in Los Angeles and published in an collection under the same name.



PlayGround-LA is the first regional expansion of the celebrated Bay Area playwright incubator and theatre community hub, PlayGround(SF). Since its founding in 1994, PlayGround has developed and staged more than 650 original ten-minute plays by 185 Bay Area early-career writers and has commissioned 48 full-length plays by distinguished PlayGround alumni, many of whom have gone on to win both local and national honors including recognition at the Humana Festival, Sundance Festival, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, New York International Fringe Festival, Aurora Theatre Company’s Global Age Project, and Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival, among others.-