I'm hungry for those shiny books they have up at Farmville High. I want the page of the Constitution that is torn our of my social studies book. I want a chance at that 'Romeo and Juliet' I've heard about but they tell me I'm not fit to read.
Barbara Johns — Scene 7

About Marcia Cebulska, The Playwright

Marcia Cebulska's plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Chicago, and other cities. She has been awarded the Jane Chambers International Award, the Dorothy Silver Award, three Master Artist Fellowships from the Indiana Arts Commission, two Fellowships from the Kansas Arts Commission, and grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women.

Now Let Me Fly was written while in residence at the William Inge Center for the Arts. She has been playwright-in-residence at The University of Georgia, Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat, and Marion College. She has taught playwriting at Indiana University and Independence College. Her play Florida was chosen for development at the prestigious Eugene O'Neill Center's National Playwrights Conference. Her play When The Bough Breaks was reviewed as "The Phoenix Theatre's Best Play Ever." Marcia is a member of The Dramatists Guild and Chicago Dramatists.

In a previous career as a sociologist, Marcia was project director of a race relations study in Seattle. She has had two books published and a screenplay produced. Currently, Marcia lives in Topeka, Kansas with her husband, historian Tom Prasch and their two tiger-striped cats.

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Photograph: Marcia Cebulska and Cheryl Brown Henderson.
Marcia Cebulska (left) with Cheryl Brown Henderson,
Executive Director, Brown Foundation.