Creative Team

Lisa Rafferty

Playwright, director, producer Lisa Rafferty has created several documentary plays in recent years including SHE DID ALL THAT - Betty Ford: Speaking Out, Saving about a courageous and unforgettable First Lady. Also THE LEGACY OF WELLES REMY CROWTHER: The Man in the Red Bandanna, about the 9/11 hero and the world premiere of FINISH LINE, about the 2013 Boston Marathon, with Joey Frangieh. Other documentary plays include Feeding Sisters: The Voices of Women’s Lunch Place and NO MORE SECRETS: Survivor Voices from The Second Step. Her comedies – The MOMologues (1, 2 and 3), published by Samuel French, have appeared in 24 states and five countries. She wrote a comedy about breast cancer with other survivors: Pink Ribbon Overdose. She is the producing director of the Elliot Norton Awards and teaches theater at Bridgewater State University. Lisa is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

Andrea Lovett

is the co-founder of the award winning non-profit organization Massmouth, Inc. She has taught and performed stories nationally and internationally. Lovett is currently a teaching artist for Young Audiences of Massachusetts. She believes stories and storytelling help create strong, healthy and connected communities. She is the recipient of the 2010 LANES (League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling) Brother Blue-Ruth Hill Award and the 2012 National Storytelling Oracle Award for Leadership and Service in the Northeast. Andrea has been featured twice in the Boston Globe “G” pages and South Shore Living Magazine, and produces three Story Slam Series along with the storytelling series Say What? for the Hingham Community Access program. Learn more about Andrea at
http://andrealovett.blogspot.com/ and http://mass-story.com

Meghann Perry

is an actor, award-winning storyteller, storytelling teacher, and a two-time Moth Grand Slam finalist. She is also a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC), working with both adolescents and adults seeking recovery from addiction. She loves to combine her background in the performing arts with her work as a recovery coach in creative projects, such as acting for Improbable Players and doing prevention work in schools through theater. She is also co-director of the Moving Stories Foundation, which creates unique performances blending original choreography and storytelling with formerly incarcerated women and women in recovery. She is the co-creator of Recovery Storytelling, teaching the art of personal storytelling to those impacted by substance use disorder. A Scituate native, she now lives in Bridgewater with her teenage daughter, who is way cooler than she. Find out more about her creative projects and recovery coaching at www.meghannperry.com