Marcella Goheen

Marcella Goheen (playwright/performer) is a theatre performer, writer and actress who performs and creates solo theatrical pieces inviting audiences to celebrate the tradition of storytelling and folklore. Performance venues include Brooklyn Academy of Music, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Caroline’s Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, The Underground, Bar-B, The Lex (Los Angeles), 45 Bleecker Street Theater, HERE Arts Center, St. Mark’s Church, Columbia College (Chicago), The Theatre Building (Chicago), Stageworks Hudson, University of South Dakota, Theater Wit (Chicago), OpenEye Theatre (Minnesota) and colleges across the country. Solo pieces include B.L.A.K., directed by Tony Award Nominee Reg E. Gaines (LA Times Pick of the Week), and her current piece, The Maria Project, directed by Larry Moss). Off Broadway: Miracle Day (Deborah). Producer: If Trane Wuz Here, a tribute to John Coltrane with Savion Glover ("a fantastic dream.." LA Times). Montblanc de la Culture Awards 2007, 2008. Ms. Goheen has spent the last two years performing The Maria Project as part of her “80 Voices” series - across America on the 80th anniversary of Maria’s passing. Ms. Goheen is working on her first book based on the eight year journey of developing, writing and creating The Maria Project.