Anna Theresa Cascio

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Anna Theresa Cascio (sometimes billed as Anna Cascio)(born November 7, 1955) is an American writer. She has written plays and for television, particularly for soap operas.

Television[edit]

All My Children

As the World Turns

  • Breakdown Writer: November 1, 2005 - September 18, 2007

One Life to Live

  • Breakdown Writer: 1996 - 2002, Fall 2003 - September 26, 2005, December 11, 2007 - February 22, 2008, May 2, 2008 - January 13, 2012

General Hospital

  • Breakdown Writer: August 17, 2012-present

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

Theater[edit]

In 1988-89, the Manhattan Class Company performed her "Bikini Snow" Off-Off-Broadway[2] and En Garde Arts presented her play "Minny and the James Boys" [2]

A scene from her play "June 8, 1968" was included in the book Duo!: Best Scenes for the 90's.[3] Her play "Crystal" was "critically acclaimed" and premiered by the Theater of the First Amendment in Fairfax.[4] She and Leslie Arden co wrote the book for The House of Martin Guerre.[5][6]

Her play " Broad Channel", co written with Doc Dougherty, ran from April 13, to May 4, 2003.[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Daytime Emmy Award

  • Nomination, 2002 & 2006, Best Writing, One Life to Live
  • Nomination, 2004, Best Writing, All My Children

Writers Guild of America Award

  • Win, 2006, Best Writing, As the World Turns
  • Nomination, 2003 & 2005, Best Writing, One Life to Live
  • Win, 2003, Best Writing, All My Children
Preceded by
Gordon Rayfield
Head Writer of All My Children
(with Gordon Rayfield)

February 24, 2003 - June 30, 2003
Succeeded by
Megan McTavish

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Playbill. issues 7-12. American Theatre Press. 1996. 
  2. ^ a b Guernsey, Otis L. (1989). The Best Plays of 1988-1989: The Complete Broadway and Off-Broadway Sourcebook. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 473–. ISBN 9781557830562. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Horvath, John; Mueller, Lavonne; Temchin, Jack (1995). Duo!: Best Scenes for the 90's. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 526–. ISBN 9781557830302. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Solomon, Mary Jane; Ruben, Barbara; Aloisi, Rebecca. Insiders' Guide to Washington. Globe Pequot. pp. 227–. ISBN 9780762744107. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  5. ^ Willis, John (1998-04-01). Theatre World 1995-1996. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 174–. ISBN 9781557833235. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Plays International. Chancery Publications Limited. 1996. 
  7. ^ Willis, John; Hodges, Ben (2005-06-24). Theatre World: 2002-2003. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 105–. ISBN 9781557836342. Retrieved 30 November 2012.