Colette Freedman is an internationally produced playwright, screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist who was recently named one of the Dramatist Guild’s “50 to Watch”. She has authored over twenty-five produced plays including First to The Egg (grand prize shorts Urban Shorts Festival), Bridesmaid #3 (Louisville finalist), and Ellipses… (Desert Festival Winner), as well as a modern adaptation of Iphigenia in Aulis. Her play Sister Cities (NYTE, 2009) was the hit of the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe and earned five star reviews: it has been produced around the country and internationally, including Paris (Une Ville, Une Soeur) and Rome (Le Quattro Sorelle). She also wrote the screenplay starring Jacki Weaver. Colette has two films in production: the psychological thriller The Mystery of Casa Matusita and the psychological drama And Then There Was Eve.
She also adapted the the best selling novel The Last Girls and penned a modern adaptation Of Uncle Vanya. She has co-written, with international bestselling novelist Jackie Collins, the play Jackie Collins Hollywood Lies, which begins its regional tour in 2016. In collaboration with the New York Times best-selling author Michael Scott, she wrote the thriller The Thirteen Hallows, (Tor/MacMillan). Her critically acclaimed novel The Affair (Kensington) was published in January 2013 and the sequel The Consequences was published in February 2014. Colette’s play version of the book Earned great acclaim as it toured Italy from February through May 2013.
Her musical Serial Killer Barbie extended after opening last fall at NOHO arts in North Hollywood to 20 consecutive sold out houses. She is currently producing the indie film Quality Problems and her novel Anomalies is coming out in 2016.