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Kara Revel (Los Angeles, Calif.) , an actor and writer, holds an M.F.A. from UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television and a B.A. from Queens University of Charlotte.  She is a member of Actor’s Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.


Sherry Bokser (New York, N.Y.), a lawyer and writer, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Political Science) from New York University and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. She studied acting at the HB Studio in New York City, completed a summer course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and attended playwriting master classes presented by Lee Blessing and Amiri Baraka.


Kara and Sherry are playwriting partners.  In 2009, Kara and Sherry were members of the U.S. Delegation to the Women Playwrights International Conference (WPIC) in Mumbai, India, where their play, Marvelous Country, was showcased.  In 2010, Marvelous Country was named a Finalist in Castillo Theatre’s Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Play Contest; chosen for further consideration for Playwright’s Week at the Lark Play Development Center; and Kara and Sherry, for their work on Marvelous Country, were chosen for New Perspective Theatre’s Women Work Lab.  In 2011, Marvelous Country was chosen for further consideration in Heiress Productions Playwriting Competition and named a Semi-Finalist in Reverie Production’s Next Generation Playwrights Contest.  Members: Dramatists Guild, International Conference of Women Playwrights.

Marvelous Country

On the eve of a nation’s 10th anniversary celebration, 20,000 refugees disappear—two witnesses survive.  Though to speak of the night jeopardizes the lives of all other refugees in the region and places their own lives peril, Aggie, an American doctor, and Hetu, a Native NGO Liaison, recalibrate the lines of social and personal responsibility to confront the power of a corrupt regime.