Ensemble Member/Young Playwrights’ Lab Coordinator
Mary Wright has been a professional theatre actress, director, playwright and storyteller for more than 25 years. Her affiliation with Touchstone began when she moved to Bethlehem in 1997. Since then she has been a Community Guest, a volunteer, an Ensemble Affiliate, an Ensemble Member and now an Ensemble Associate and Young Playwrights’ Lab Coordinator. She is an actress (Laura, The Glass Menagerie; Little Red/Moxie Cocoa, Christmas City Follies), director and playwright, (Southside Experience, JOURNEY: Dream of the Red Pavilion) and costumer (Ulysses Dreams). Mary graduated from Allegheny College with a B.A. in Theater Arts, and trained in the Kennedy Center’s “Partners In the Arts” program. In addition to her work with Touchstone, Mary is a founding member of the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild, co-founder of Friends of Liberty Theatre, is a rostered teaching artist with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and is on the faculty and a director at Pennsylvania Theater for Youth. She received the 2014 Individual “Tribute to the Arts” for her contribution to the arts from the Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission.