Single Again is Sherry Alpert's first full-length playm a comedy with tears.
One scene, entitled “Have a Nice Evening,” won the Audience Choice Award for Comedy at the 39th Annual Playwrights Platform New Play Festival at the Boston Playwrights Theatre in 2011. Another scene “Food for Thought” was part of the F.U.D.G.E. Theatre’s “Short Play Festival” at the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, MA in 2010.
Sherry took a playwriting course with nationally acclaimed playwright Kirsten Greenidge at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education in Cambridge, MA and worked with Greenidge on subsequent revisions.
Alpert has been involved with the Playwrights Platform, Boston, for many years, during which time Single Again benefited from three staged readings with the organization. In addition, Stacey Stephens, Artistic Director of the former Fiddlehead Theatre, an Equity theatre in Norwood, MA, helped her develop the play to its present form.
Alpert has taken several fiction writing course