Marie Amthor Schuett is an award-winning Brazilian American playwright. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Theatre/Speech Communications from Siena Heights University. She has taken Master Classes with Edward Albee, Emily Mann, Marshall Mason, Will Eno, and Arthur Kopit.
Most recently, she took Master Classes with Beth Henley and Lauren Gunderson at the William Inge Festival in April 2017. Her one act, Coming Up for Air, was featured in the Inge's Play Lab Series as well as the Great Plains Theatre Conference's Play Lab Series. It also won 3rd place at the Dubuque Fine Arts Players One Act Play Contest and Festival.
Her work includes the full-length plays: Neighbors, Lovers and All the Others (OEAA Award), The Other Sewing Circle (TAG Award, OEAA Nominee), The Suburban Set (Omaha Community Playhouse Alternative Programming Series), The Baby Journals (SHU's Franceour Theatre), and Stuck with Lemons.
One act plays include L’Chaim co-written with Laura Leininger Campbell (TAG New Script Award, OEAA Nominee) and Ghosts in the Room.
*TAG - Theatre Arts Guild
*OEAA - Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award