Inheritance Canyon

by Liz Maestri

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About the Play

The enigmatic Shell and two of her friends survive a deadly military experiment to find themselves trapped in a landscape where the rules of time, space and gravity are changing.

Liz Maestri (Playwright)

Liz’s full-length plays include Sinner-Man, House Beautiful, Fallbeil, Condo Condo Condoland, Somersaulting, and Owl Moon (Original Works Publishing). Her work has been commissioned, produced, and developed at Center Stage, E.M.P. Collective, Field Trip Theatre, Great Plains Theatre Conference, INTERSECTIONS Festival, The Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival, Primary Stages/ESPA, Sewanee Writers' Conference, Taffety Punk, Theater Alliance, and Theater J, among others. Liz was awarded a DCCAH Artist Fellowship, Horton Foote Scholarship, Weissberg Foundation Award, and the DCCAH Young Artist Program Award. She has been a finalist for the Larry Neal Writer's Award, The Inkwell, and the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. 

Liz was a founding core member of The Anthropologists, a physical-theater ensemble in NYC, and her extensive production work experience includes projects at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 78th Street Theater Lab, and The Kennedy Center (Sondheim Festival). She studied playwriting with the 24 With 5 Collective at New Dramatists, and received a B.A. in Theatre from the University of Maryland. Liz is a company member of Taffety Punk, a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Center Stage's inaugural Playwrights Collective, and Playwrights' Arena at Arena Stage.

Taffety Punk Theatre Company

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
545 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003