DANA LESLIE GOLDSTEIN (Book & Lyrics) is a playwright, lyricist and poet whose writing has won the New England New Play Competition, Harold and Mimi Steinberg Playwriting Prize, Different Voices New Play Award, ACTF New Play Award, the Henry Hoyns Poetry Fellowship, AWP Intro Award and an Academy of American Poets Prize. Dana’s work has been seen at The Cherry Lane, Culture Project, Julia Miles Theatre, York Theatre Company, New Dramatists, Center Stage, BMI, Vineyard Playhouse, Pulse, Theater Row Theatre, Gene Frankel Theatre, The Barrow Group, Acorn Theatre, Lark Theatre Company, Beckett Theatre, Neighborhood Playhouse, WorkShop Theater, Pacific Theatre (Vancouver), TischAsia (Singapore), at the New York Musical Theatre Festival ’08 & ’09, on Ellis and Liberty Islands, at the United Nations and on Equity TYA tours throughout the East Coast. She has been commissioned to create a site-specific theatrical work for the plaza of the Grace Building in midtown Manhattan. Dana holds MFAs in Playwriting and Poetry. She has been a lyricist at BMI and member of the Playwrights Lab at The Women’s Project. She is a recurring panelist for the 5,000 Women Festival at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, as well as a member of the Workshop Theater, NewShoe and the Dramatists Guild.