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Tira Palmquist TIRA PALMQUIST

Tira Palmquist’s full-length scripts include COYOTE RISING, LOST NATION, AGE OF BEES and FREQUENCY OF STARS AND OTHER MATTER. AGE OF BEES won the Company of Angels' Visions of Dystopia reading series and received a workshop production in June 2009. Other readings/workshops of her plays have been hosted by such theatres as Interact Theatre (Los Angeles), City Attic Theatre (New York), Revolution Theatre (Chicago), Theatricum Botanicum (Topanga Canyon, CA), Theatre of NOTE (Los Angeles) and Coyote Rep (NY). Recognitions include being a finalist in both the 2007 John Gassner New Play Festival and the 2007 Coe College Playwriting Festival. Her short plays have recently been produced at the DeLand Theatre Festival (Jan. 2007), Hunger Artists' Dead Letter Office II in (Nov. 2007), and Company of Angel's L.A. Views (April 2008).

Frequency of Stars and Other Matter

Benny Gutierrez is trying to make a fresh start in the Inland Empire, trying to stay out of trouble. His brother, his work, the kid next door, the legal system all offer versions of a life, none of which really make sense. Maybe the answer comes from someplace else.