Productions & Events

  • The Wind Phone is being produced at Skokie Theatre this November. Starring Elizabeth Rude, Maggie Speer, Susie Nuell Steinmeyer, directed by Wayne Mell, and produced by Wendy Kaplan. “A world premiere by award-winning playwright Madelyn Sergel. A mother and her grown daughters re-unite to pack up the family home. With just a single sentence, a hidden truth from the past is revealed and challenges the relationships between the women. Their bonds are reaffirmed and re-created as they examine the toll that family secrets can take on not just on one person but also on the generations which follow.” Nov 5 – Nov 21, 2021, Fri/Sat at 7:30 pm, Sun at 2:00 pm, Wed matinee Nov 10 at 1:30 pm. For more information and tickets, click HERE
  • SPIN is a semi-finalist in the 2021 Garry Marshall Theatre New Works Festival. SPIN was also a finalist in First Run Theatre’s Reading Festival April 2021 and received a virtual reading as a part of Mad Cow Theatre’s Women’s Voices Mini-Festival September, 2020
  •  The Wirelings mounted a one-time presentation of The Air, The Water, and The Space In Between” July 24th & July 25th, 2021
  • I am interviewed by Alexander Utz & Zoe Sjogerman in Avalanche Theatre’s Biannual Fall 2020 issue 
  • Conversation About an Empty Suit opened at Three Brothers Theatre in Waukegan, Illinois, just as the coronavirus was triggering Midwestern shelter-in-place orders. Thusly, it opened Friday night, March 13th, and closed Saturday night, March 14th, 2020
  • An essay about the above was published in the Dramatist Guild blog. Click HERE
  • I’m a resident playwright with Three Brothers Theatre 
  • Madelyn Goes To A Play,” my new YouTube channel offering practical tips and strategies for suburban-residing theatre audiences attending Chicago storefront theatre, is currently on hiatus.