Monologues from GOOD DAUGHTER and GIVE or TAKE will appear in “Best Men’s Stage Monologues…” and “Best Women’s Stage Monologues” of 2023 (published by Smith & Kraus).

Carolyn Dawes as Anzia Yezierska, directed by Chris Boek, in Baggage Productions “Anzia, a Fiction” in Melbourne, Australia.

ANZIA, a fiction will be presented in Melbourne, Australia in November, 2022. Baggage Productions has selected it for their 12th annual Madwomen Monologues. For tickets, please visit:

THE CHOICE, a site-specific operetta (libretto by Dana Leslie Goldstein, music by Alon Nechushtan), will be performed as part of CHILLTOWN BOOGIE, presented by Con Vivo Music in Jersey City, NJ in October, 2022. For more information, please visit:

FRAGILE can be heard as a podcast produced by Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga, beginning in October, 2022.

FRAGILE is performed as part of American Stage’s First Mondays series, August, 2022.

Patrick Arthur Jackson, Dana Leslie Goldstein, Edward Leonard, Leigh Davis, Donovan Whitney, Renata Eastlick, Erica Sutherlin

PRETEND is performed by the apprentices of American Stage in St. Petersburg, FL, July, 2022.

Massiel Evans, Hannah Hockman, Jessica Jenelle – 2021-2022 Apprentices at American Stage, St. Petersburg, FL

FRAGILE is part of the 10th Annual Columbus Black Theatre Festival at CPAC Van Fleet Theatre & The Abbey Theater of Dublin, OH, produced by Mine4God, July, 2022.

DAUGHTERS of the SEXUAL REVOLUTION will be presented as a Concert Reading by Brave New World Rep in their 2022 Brave New Works Festival at The Beverly Social Club, Brooklyn, NY in March.  For tickets, visit:


Nina Ki, Dana Leslie Goldstein, Aaron Coleman

Graphic by Taylor Morgan.

UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY will be presented in Spooky Action Theatre’s We Are Not Alone Festival, Washington, DC (March, 2022).  For tickets, visit:

THE GOD PART will be produced by Left Edge Theater Company, Santa Rosa, CA (February, 2022).  For tickets, visit:

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT – Santa Rosa theater company examines past year’s isolation in short play festival

Jake Turner, Abbey Lee, directed by David L. Yen

GO DOWN, MOSES has been selected for the 21st Century Voices New Play Festival at American Stage, St. Petersburg, FL (January, 2022).

Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, Fernando Segall, Sidney Rushing & Dana Leslie Goldstein
Avery Anderson, Shelby Ronea & Jess Jennelle

WTSP-TV – 21st Century Voices: New Play Festival returns for 2022

BROADWAY WORLD – American Stage Announces Plays for 21st Century Voices: 2022 New Play Festival

BROADWAY WORLD – Brave New World Rep Presents BNWorks 2022

Monologues from “Fragile” and “Eat Dessert First” will appear in the 2022 “Best Men’s Stage Monologues” and “Best Women’s Stage Monologues”, published by Smith & Kraus. 

December, 2021 – FRAGILE was presented on zoom in The Workshop Theater’s Out of the Hat Festival, NYC

September, 2021 – NATURAL was produced in The 10-Minute Taste Festival by 4208 Group, Washington, DC

August, 2021- NATURAL was presented in Pend Oreille Players’ One Act Play Festival, Newport, WA

June, 2021 – THE GOD PART was streamed in the Lights Up Podcast presented by Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga

March, 2021 – UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY was presented in The Estrogenius Festival over Zoom

May, 2021 – Birth, Death & Bourbon is now available for purchase. To buy or to license the collection or the individual plays “Natural”, “Undiscovered Country” or “Red in the Morning”, please visit Next Stage Press.

2021 – GO DOWN, MOSES is a Jewish Plays Project Finalist, for their Regional and National Contests, Spring 2021.

JANUARY & SUMMER, 2021 – Players Club of Swarthmore will present a zoom reading of GO DOWN, MOSES on January 27th, 2021, and then a live presentation of the play in their New Play Festival (Summer, 2021).

MARCH, 2021 – GO DOWN, MOSES will be presented by Brave New World Repertory Theatre, directed by Tai Thompson.

JUNE, 2020 – Dana was honored to have her monologue Anzia Alone included in LIBERTY’S DAUGHTERS – Immigrant Women’s Monologues at the virtual Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Featured in Broadway World.

MAY 2020 – LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA – Hundreds of writers from across the US answered the call and 50 stories were selected; stories that illuminate how simple acts of love are guiding people from all walks of life through this global pandemic. As the artistic anchor to the largest African American community in the nation, The Billie Holiday Theatre, Inc. is honored to announce these amazing writers who have found meaning and inspiration during this moment of “pause.”

JANUARY, 2020 – Dana was thrilled to be one of five playwrights chosen to be in residence for a week of writing, public forums and play readings at Clamour Theatre’s 2nd Annual Clay & Water Festival, in Green Cove Springs, FL.  Her play GO DOWN, MOSES had a terrific concert reading as part of the event.

Left to right: Franky Gonzalez, Molly Wagner, Kelly Mcburnette-Andronicos, Max Gill, Dana Leslie Goldstein

fundraiser at Feinstein’s / 54 Below
On March 11th, 2019, No Bully presented BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING, a one-night only cabaret at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Michael J. Mortiz Jr. served as music director.
Cast members included Broadway’s Christy Altomare (Anastasia, Mamma Mia!), Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea), Tony Award honoree Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty: A Monumental New Musical, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Jay Armstrong Johnson (The Phantom of The Opera, On The Town), Erich Bergen (Waitress), Joshua Colley (Newsies, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots), Kevin Duda (The Book of Mormon, Little Woman, Xanadu, Cinderella), Drew Gehling (Waitress, Jersey Boys), Jessica Keenan Wynn (Beautiful), Derek Klena (Anastasia), Lexi Lawson (Hamilton, In the Heights), Telly Leung (Aladdin, In Transit, Allegiance), C. Mingo Long (South Pacific, Purlie) and Stephanie Haring (Liberty). Musical Director for the event was Michael J. Moritz Jr. and the band included Adam DeAscentis (Bass), Bryan Carter (Drums), Josh Plotner (Reeds/Winds) and Jacob Reinhardt (Guitar).

NO BULLY and LIBERTAS Productions present a concert reading of
LIBERTY, a monumental new musical

GO DOWN, MOSES will be presented at The Workshop Theater
on January 27, 2019. Directed by Keith Greer.

DAUGHTERS of the SEXUAL REVOLUTION will be presented at Guild Hall in East Hampton on August 2nd, 2018.  Book your tickets here.

GO DOWN, MOSES receives The Workshop Theater Company’s first ever developmental intensive in June, 2018.  Directed by Keith Greer with dramaturgy by Leslie Kincaid Burby, GO DOWN, MOSES will return to The Workshop in the fall.  Stay tuned.

Keith Greer, Leslie Kincaid Burby, Jimmy Brewer*, C.K. Allen, Eleanor Pearson, Aleyse Shannon, JaQwan J. Kelly, Maya Jasinska, Dana Leslie Goldstein, Charles E. Gerber*

Lauren Stein presents private reading of Daughters of the Sexual Revolution.  The play is moving toward a Broadway production starring Melissa Gilbert and Timothy Busfield.

Daughters of the Sexual Revolution was chosen for development support by The Dennis and Victoria Ross Foundation (NYC, 2017).  Development toward commercial production is ongoing.  Stay tuned for big things happening in 2018!

LIBERTY’s next licensed production will be at The Livingston County Historical Museum in Geneseo, NY in October, 2017.  

A monologue from Daughters of the Sexual Revolution has been selected to be published in the collection BEST WOMEN’S STAGE MONOLOGUES of 2017


LIBERTY, a monumental new musical opens Off-Broadway on July 4th, 2016

LIBERTY, a monumental new musical is now available for licensing at Miracle or 2 Productions.

The cast album is available  at Broadway Records.

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