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Anna Theresa Cascio (born November 7, 1955), sometimes billed as Anna Cascio, is an American writer. She has written plays and for television, particularly for soap operas.

TelevisionEdit

All My Children

As the World Turns

  • Breakdown Writer: November 1, 2005 - September 18, 2007

One Life to Live

  • Breakdown Writer: 1996 - 2002, Fall 2003 - September 26, 2005, December 11, 2007 - February 22, 2008, May 2, 2008 - January 13, 2012

General Hospital

  • Breakdown Writer: August 17, 2012 – present

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

TheaterEdit

In 1988-89, the Manhattan Class Company performed her "Bikini Snow" Off-Off-Broadway[2] and En Garde Arts presented her play "Minny and the James Boys" [2]

A scene from her play "June 8, 1968" was included in the book Duo!: Best Scenes for the 90's.[3] Her play "Crystal" was "critically acclaimed" and premiered by the Theater of the First Amendment in Fairfax.[4] She and Leslie Arden co wrote the book for The House of Martin Guerre.[5][6]

Her play " Broad Channel", co written with Doc Dougherty, ran from April 13, to May 4, 2003.[7]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Award

  • Nomination, 2002 & 2006, Best Writing, One Life to Live
  • Nomination, 2004, Best Writing, All My Children

Writers Guild of America Award

  • Win, 2006, Best Writing, As the World Turns
  • Nomination, 2003 & 2005, Best Writing, One Life to Live
  • Win, 2003, Best Writing, All My Children

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Playbill. issues 7-12. American Theatre Press. 1996.
  2. ^ a b Guernsey, Otis L. (1989). The Best Plays of 1988-1989: The Complete Broadway and Off-Broadway Sourcebook. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 473–. ISBN 9781557830562. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
  3. ^ Horvath, John; Mueller, Lavonne; Temchin, Jack (1995). Duo!: Best Scenes for the 90's. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 526–. ISBN 9781557830302. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
  4. ^ Solomon, Mary Jane; Ruben, Barbara; Aloisi, Rebecca. Insiders' Guide to Washington. Globe Pequot. pp. 227–. ISBN 9780762744107. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
  5. ^ Willis, John (1998-04-01). Theatre World 1995-1996. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 174–. ISBN 9781557833235. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
  6. ^ Plays International. Chancery Publications Limited. 1996.
  7. ^ Willis, John; Hodges, Ben (2005-06-24). Theatre World: 2002-2003. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 105–. ISBN 9781557836342. Retrieved 30 November 2012.

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Preceded by
Gordon Rayfield
Head Writer of All My Children
(with Gordon Rayfield)

February 24, 2003 - June 30, 2003
Succeeded by
Megan McTavish