photoMary Lynn Dobson (Playwright and Director)

Mary Lynn has worked in many facets of the theatre as a playwright, director and actor. As a playwright, Mary Lynn was honored at the University of Northern Kentucky as a winner of the Y.E.S. New Play Festival for her play, Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van. Since then, Two on the Aisle has gone on to receive its professional premiere at the Henlopen Theatre Project. Mary Lynn was invited to return to work at NKU when another of her works, Dracula, Down for the Count, was stage at the NKU Summer Theatre and received its professional debut in a sold out run. She has also penned the family comedy, The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, which is published by Dramatic Publishing. Robin Hood, is currently being performed throughout the US, and has had productions mounted in the UK, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Austria, making her one of Dramatic Publishing's fastest selling and most produced playwrights. Mary Lynn’s directorial credits include: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, She Loves Me, Sylvia, Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van, My Fair Lady, Rounding Third, Urinetown the Musical, Once Upon a Mattress, The Pillowman, The Odd Couple and Guys and Dolls.