THE BOOKS

 

I have three completed manuscripts: a YA retelling of Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT (now published!), a dual POV YA Fantasy about magic sisters, flying machines, and monsters, and a women's fiction manuscript about a woman traveling to Hawaii at age 18 and on her honeymoon.

I am in the querying/revising/querying phase. I'm also drafting a new secret project - YA Fantasy. Here's an aesthetic for the new WIP:

Currently looking for new critique partners for any of the manuscripts. Want to be my buddy? Email me or stalk/talk to me on twitter.

THE PLAYS

I most recently directed Noel Coward's FALLEN ANGELS at Nextstop Theatre in spring 2019. I was extremely proud of the female-centered comedy--the dc region premiere!  NextStop audiences raved about the hilarity of the story, the talent of the actors, and the beauty of the design!

I directed MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Nextstop Theatre in January 19 - February 12, 2017. The original romantic comedy! I've received some great reviews for my work, and the production:

"Abigail Isaac Fine’s directorial choices continuously surprised me, bringing new life and new depth to a story and to characters that I thought I knew completely." - DC Theatre Scene

"Director Abigail Isaac Fine’s feisty NextStop production of Shakespeare’s battle-of-wits, romantic-comedy Much Ado About Nothing is a stimulating, adult-depth interpretation." - DC Metro Theater Arts

"High praise must be given to Abigail Isaac Fine’s direction and blocking. As much is said about the relationships between the characters through the way they physically interact with each other as is said in the text. She has also added a handful of brief, fully silent scenes – most of which deeply add to the experience of the play." - DC Theatre Scene 

After casting MUCH ADO I wrote about it here

To open the 2017-2018 season at Keegan Theatre, I directed STONES IN HIS POCKETS by Marie Jones. This is a dark Irish comedy with two actors playing all the roles. I love this story and style of storytelling!

 

"Under the affectionate, perceptive direction of Abigail Isaac Fine, Stones in his Pockets aims for and succeeds at understanding." - DC Metro Theater Arts

"The production is a veritable master class in acting." - DC Theatre Scene

"Director Abigail Isaac Fine shows her mettle by also gently fleshing out the darker shades of Jones’s showy, gloomy, wry Irish script." - The Washington Post

"Keegan Theatre’s production, directed by Abigail Isaac Fine, delivers [playwright Marie] Jones’ dense chorale of notes and rhythms with exquisite precision." - Metro Weekly

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