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Rosemary Frisino Toohey

Rosemary Frisino Toohey

Artist Work

Rosemary Frisino Toohey
Under The Poplar Trees
2014
Playwriting

Artist Information

County
Baltimore City
Artistic Category

Literary Arts, Performing Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2015

Artist Bio

Rosemary Frisino Toohey has had 230 productions of her plays around the world from New York to New Zealand and eleven of her scripts are published: Dramatic Publishing, Playscripts, Inc., and Lazy Bee Scripts. Her work is included in the collections of university libraries from Harvard to the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and she's won grants from the Maryland State Arts Council for three of her dramas. The artist also has a long career in radio news, including stints at WINS in New York, WHDH in Boston, KLOK in San Jose, WITH in Baltimore and WTOP in Washington. She now anchors on WNEW Newsradio 99.1. As a member of SAG, she also works in film and on TV and has appeared in dozens of films and TV shows.