Lottie in the Late Afternoon

Lottie in the Late Afternoon

by Amelia Roper

Directed by Ethan Heard


Amelia RoperDon't get weird, you're too pretty.

Lottie is trying to be a good person. Lottie is trying to be a good friend. She is trying to cook good food, trying to buy nice gifts, trying to enjoy the seaside, because everybody loves vacations, and everybody loves Lottie, don’t they?


is an Australian playwright living in the US. Her work has been developed by the Old Vic in London, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, the American Theater Company in Chicago, National New Play Network at the Kennedy Center, and the Moscow Playwright and Director Center in Russia. Her plays include She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange, A Duck on a Bike (Yale School of Drama); Hong Kong Dinosaur (Melbourne Theatre Company, Yale Cabaret); Big Sky Town (St. Martins Youth Arts Centre, the Melbourne Arts Centre, and published in 2009); and Camberwell House, a short play produced nine times in Australia, the US, and the UK, and published in 2012. Awards include the Cheryl Crawford Scholarship, the Howard Stein Scholarship, the Australian MUST National Student Award, the St. Martin’s Emerging Playwrights Award, the Dame Joan Sutherland Cultural Award, and two Ian Potter Cultural Awards. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America.