Dandelion Theatre Announces World Premiere of BURY ME

December 23, 2019

"Dandelion Theatre is seeking adult actors of all ages, genders, and ethnicities for our fifth season, which includes 3 staged readings in our RESERVOIR series and our world premiere production of BURY ME by Brynne Frauenhoffer, directed by Ben Kaye.


Sunday, Jan. 13, 2-5pm

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7-10pm


City Lit Theatre

1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave.

Chicago, IL 60660


What to bring:
One copy of your headshot and resume

What to prepare:
One contemporary 2-minute monologue
Two contrasting contemporary monologues, no more than 3 minutes total

If you have any questions or need to be in touch, please email us at casting@dandeliontheatre.com"

Commission Theatre Announces The Outset Reading Series

May 19, 2018

"Throughout the year, we will be producing workshops of brand new plays by local playwrights. Each playwright represents a unique voice in our local community, and through them we are creating the basis of our New Work Initiative.

Pizza Hut Heartbreaker by Brynne Frauenhoffer, directed by Lindsey Marsland, plays May 19th!"

Sideshow Theatre Announces 2018 'The Freshness Initiative Playwrights' and New Company Members

January 01, 2020

"Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce the newest playwrights chosen for its annual "The Freshness Initiative," the company's commissioning and new play development program, now in its fourth year. The 2018 Freshness Initiative will feature PRO-AM, written by Brynne Frauenhoffer and directed by Regina Victor and LORCA PLAY written by Ariel Zetina and directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green. Free readings of the productions will be presented in July 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater. Sideshow world premieres developed through "The Freshness Initiative" include Kristiana Rae Colón's Tilikum, Philip Dawkins' The Happiest Place on Earth and Calamity West's Give It All Back."

Snapshots 10-Minute Play Festival by 20% Theatre Company

January 01, 2020

Come see my first Chicago production--a ten-minute play called The Last Night at the Everleigh Club.

20% Theatre Company’s Annual play festival celebrates and produces the work of 10 female playwrights, directed by 10 female Chicagoland directors.

August 17th - 21st at the Cornservatory (4210 N Lincoln Ave)
Wednesday - Saturday at 8 pm
Sunday at 2 pm

Tickets can be purchased through the link below, on our website (www.twentypercentchicago.com) or by emailing boxoffice@twentypercentchicago.com to reserve your seats.

Synchronicity Wins 2016 Davey Foundation Theatre Grant

July 15, 2016

From the Salt Lake Acting Company website:

"Brynne’s play was selected from 33 script submissions received from around the country. The selection committee was comprised of theatre professionals as well as collaborators and friends of David Fetzer. They were Jason Bowcutt, Kathleen Cahill, Cynthia Fleming, Mark Fossen, Martine Green-Rogers, Julie Jensen, Dave Mortensen, Shannon Musgrave, Chase Ramsey, Betsy Ross, Morag Shepherd, Katherine Vondy, and Robin Wilks-Dunn.

SYNCHRONICITY will receive a weeklong workshop at the Salt Lake Acting Company this summer. The artistic team will be comprised of local artists including a director, dramaturg, stage manager, actors, and design specialists. The workshop will culminate in a public staged reading at SLAC on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 7pm."

PerformInk Profiles

July 14, 2016

From the PerformInk Facebook: 

"PerformInk is pleased to welcome our newest contributor BrynneFrauenhoffer to the fold. And even more pleased to say Brynne will be helping us grow our PROFILES series documenting stories from the Chicago theater community. Check out her first profile featuring Broken Nose Theatre who's recent production of HUMAN TERRAIN was called the "example of what Chicago storefront theater is all about" by our Abigail Trabue."

Synchronicity (Staged Reading)

May 11, 2016

Come out to hear my newest play, performed by some talented people, produced by one of the most exciting companies in Chicago.


Two teenage girls wreck their cars exactly two years apart. Sarah was driving sober in broad daylight, Mal was driving drunk at 3 a.m.—but it’s only Mal who survives. When Mal encounters Sarah’s ghost at the crash site, both girls and their mothers search for purpose behind their unfair fates.

Directed by Elyse Dolan
Featuring Maddie DePorter, Cindy Henkin, Maria Privitera, Shariba Rivers, Olivia Shina, and Dago Soto


Presented as part of The Writers' Room

The Artist's Lab Presents: Laid to Rest at Stage 773

March 31, 2016

Do you like horses? Eulogies? IT difficulties? Then this sketch show is for you! I'm proud to be a writer for this Pod, so go see our show:


Stage 773
March 31st

8:15 PM

Bury Me Reading - date change

March 15, 2016

As a finalist honoree in the international Big Shout Out playwriting competition, my full-length play, Bury Me, will receive a staged reading by Echo Theatre at Dallas's Bath House Cultural Center on April 12. (The date has changed in the last few weeks.)


If you're in the area, please come to enjoy the show's first professional staged reading (!!!). I will hug you.

The 6th Annual Chicago One-Minute Play Festival

January 01, 2020

I am SO honored to be listed as a writer among many of my playwright heroes for this event, which features solely women-identified playwrights and directors. We all know that's my JAM.


There will be two performances:
Tuesday, May 3rd 
Wednesday, May 4th 

All Performances at 8PM

The Den Theatre
1333 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

Tickets are $18 and available at Brownpapertickets.com

LOVR at Stage 773

February 18, 2016

The Artist’s Lab is the cool place to see hot work. This Spring, 65 talented and ambitious artists have joined The Artists Lab to create new theater for your viewing pleasure! Each show is created by one of 5 pods (1 director, 6 writers, and 6 actors), who imagine, write, rehearse, and produce new works – all in preparation for a performance at one of Stage 773’s world-class comedy festivals. The shows are new, the people are fun-talented, the bar is open.

JOIN US February 18 at 8:15 PM 
to see the first work from POD 2: LOVR.

The Artist's Lab at Stage 773

December 30, 2015

I've officially been accepted as a writer for Pod #2 this spring! I'm excited to meet the other actors, writers, and the director of my team to begin making a bunch of new stories onstage. Keep an eye out for updates on show dates starting in February.

New Play Exchange

October 24, 2015

On my New Play Exchange playwright profile, you can read some of my plays online or download them to go. While you're there, check out all of the site's great ways to follow your favorite writers, learn about new ones, and search plays by all kinds of categories. 

Bury Me reading at Echo Theatre

September 21, 2015

I'm so excited to announce that my full-length play, Bury Me, was selected as a finalist honoree for Echo Theatre's Big Shout Out playwriting competition! By solely producing female playwrights, Echo creates amazing opportunities for underrepresented theatre artists. It's an honor to be recognized by a company with such necessary, exciting goals for the theatre community.


As a finalist honoree, Bury Me will be included in the Echo Reads series of staged readings. The reading will take place at Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas, TX on April 19, 2016.

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