Laurie Allen is a West Texas playwright with 8 books of plays and scenes published for young adults and over forty productions from winning play competitions across the United States. Book titles include: Power Plays, Acting Duets for Young Women, Comedy Scenes for Student Actors and 62 Comedy Duet Scenes for Teens. Her 9th book, a collection of comedy scenes, is due for release in August of 2019 by Pioneer Drama Service. Laurie has plays published by Meriwether Publishers, Contemporary Drama, Brooklyn Publishers, Eldridge Publishers, Off the Wall Plays and Original Works. Her plays have been produced at Nylon Fusion Theatre Company, West Coast Players, Towne Street Theatre, The Actors Studio of Newburyport, Phoenix Stage Company, Image Theatre, Two Muses Theatre, Paw Paw Village Players, Sunshine Brooks Theatre, Borough of Manhattan Community College and elsewhere. Laurie’s works include a wide spectrum of interests from comedy to intense drama with noted popularity for teens and young adults.