ANNIE EVANS: Her television work includes: Sesame Street (PBS, 13 Emmy Awards, Aurora Award), Oswald the Octopus (Nickelodeon), Once Upon a Tree (PBS, Discovery), Big Bag (Cartoon Network), Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (Nickelodeon), Out of the Box (Disney Channel), Jojo’s Circus (Disney Channel), Pinky Dinky Doo (Noggin), Pocoyo (Granada TV) P. King Duckling (Little Airplane Productions) and currently Pinkalicious (WGBH).
She was the story editor for Sisumpur (Bangladesh Sesame Street), Galli Galli Sim Sim (India Sesame Street) and Jalan Sesama (Indonesian Sesame Street). She has written and story edited Sesame Street stage musicals for Sesame Street Live, Sesame Place, SeaWorld, Busch Garden, Beaches, Universal Studios, and for touring companies in Germany, the Netherlands, China, Australia and Singapore.
Other plays have been produced at such theatres as Actors Theatre of Louisville, Manhattan Class Company, New York Stage and Film Company, Circle Repertory Company and The Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, among others. Her play Ghost Stories is published by Samuel French and has been produced around the world. Funny Girls Coping with Boys and She Speaks, collections of one-act plays, are available online and three of her monologues are published in Heinemann Press anthologies. Her piece Sleepwalking was turned into a radio play and performed on WPLR in New York. She received a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts and two fellowships to the MacDowell Colony.
For many years, Annie was the Literary Manager and produced a year-round reading series for New York Stage and Film Company. She has taught at Gotham Writers Workshop, The National Puppetry Conference and internationally for Sesame Street in Mexico, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Northern Ireland. She has also been a consultant for UNICEF teaching children’s television writing to producers and writers in India.
Annie is a graduate of Brown University.