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Courtney Wetzel

Courtney Wetzel is a Brooklyn-based creator, director, collaborator
and an avid supporter of new scripts and writers.

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Radio Romance

Join Courtney, Morgan McGuire, and Meghan Jones on Clubhouse for live scripted readings, excerpts from upcoming releases, and seriously sexy serials.  

Recent

 

Writer, Director

A Ladies Guide to Scoundrels

by Maya Rodale and Courtney Wetzel

Featuring Morgan McGuire, John Concado, Meghan Jones, Peter Collier, Alice Kremelberg, Max Woertendyke, and Kim Berrios Lin

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In Gilded Age New York, Cora Compton and her friends publish a column to expose Manhattan's ineligible bachelors. But one of them, Sam Prescott--Mr. One and Done--is determined to prove there’s nothing ineligible about him!

 

💕 Enemies to lovers + snappy banter

💕 Crusading heroine + her lady besties

💕 A swoon-worthy hero + happy ever after

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Producer, Writer, Director

Audio Excerpt:

An Heiress to Remember

by Maya Rodale 

Script by Maya Rodale, Meghan Jones, and Courtney Wetzel

Directed by Courtney Wetzel

Performed by Meghan Jones and Ryan Blackwell

Edited by Jonathan Arthur Ashley

Director

The Motherf*ckin' Hat Plays

produced by

Labyrinth Theater Company

Rachel's Meeting by Charles Goforth

featuring Margaret Ladd and Carrie Braver

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Producer, Director

Ecstatically, Ekphrastically Yours

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists' Coalition

 

Producer Courtney Wetzel and Word Cabaret commission writers to create original written pieces in response to visual art. Live art tours feature the original writings performed in the gallery that inspired them.

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Dramaturg, Director, Associate Director

Beauteous

by Craig "Mums" Grant

 

Developed at Labyrinth Theater and Cherry Lane Theater

Co-Produced by MoMA PopRally and the Andrew Freedman Home 

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Trapper

by Meghan Jones

directed by Courtney Wetzel

Celebrating The Shelter’s ten years of supporting artists and creating powerful productions, Shelter X is a week of workshops, readings, and festivals written, directed, and acted by Shelter artists.

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The Accident

Director

Award winning The Accident by Dipti Bramhandkar had its world premiere at the Frigid Festival NYC.

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Burn It Down

Member

A scrappy, collaborative, learn-by-doing-film collective.

Courtney is a member of the workshop and production wings, and has taken on roles including first AD, editor and director.

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Solar

Short Film 

Supported Producer Jean Goto and Director Mark Cheng on their ambitious and funny short.

About 

 
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Courtney Wetzel is a director, writer, collaborator and avid supporter of new plays and writers. Recent credits include: A Ladies' Guide to Scoundrels (Maya Rodale and Courtney Wetzel, Clubhouse), Beauteous (Craig muMs Grant; Andrew Freedman Home, MoMA), Gee I Hope You Have Fun at My Mom’s Death (Bree O’Connor; Playful Substance), Trapper (Meghan Jones; The Shelter), and The Accident (Dipti Bramhandkar; Frigid Festival, The Kraine Theater). She is a member of Burn It Down and The Farm Theater's Director's Roundtable. 

 
 

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