About

David Marcus and Libby Emmons co-founded blueboxworld in 2000.

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David Marcus, artistic director, is a writer and theater artist based in Brooklyn, NY. He is a Senior Contributor to The Federalist, and his work has additionally appeared in National Review Online, City Journal, PJ Media, Narratively, and the New York Post. A Philadelphia native, David is co-founder and artistic director of Blue Box World, most notably known for its Sticky, small batch short play series. Since 2004, Sticky has presented over 300 original shorts in New York, from writers around the country and the globe. @blueboxdave

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Libby Emmons, executive director, is a playwright, author, and co-founder of performance project Puss&Puss, which recently presented her How to Sell Your Gang Rape Baby* *for Parts, The Kraine, NYC 2017. Published plays include “Animal/Animal” (Best Short Plays 2013, Smith & Krause), “Soft Little Song Like Doves” (Best Short Plays 2016, Smith & Krause), “The Worm Turns at the Fort Peck Hotel” (New York Theater Review 2009). Nonfiction includes: “The day I discovered I had a secret sister,” Narrative.ly, “How to reject the temptation to despair,” and “Ashraf Fayadh shouldn’t die for making beautiful art,” both TheFederalist.com. Her latest play, Hippopotamus, is currently in development. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence, Columbia, and blogs the story of her life at li88yinc.com

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