About

Daisy’s play HIM premièred in October of 2012 at Primary Stages to critical acclaim from the New York Times and the New Yorker and was published by Dramatist Play Service in the fall of 2013.

Her play BHUTAN was featured on the main stage at New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse festival before its New York Premier at the Cherry Lane Theater. BHUTAN was nominated for an OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD and has also been published by Dramatist Play Service.

A monologue from Bhutan is included in the Dramatist Play Service’s OUTSTANDING WOMEN’S MONOLOGUES.

WHEN THEY SPEAK OF RITA was produced in an extended run by Primary Stages in New York and published in a 2004 volume of Plays From Primary Stages as well as in a Smith and Kraus volume of the Best Stage Scenes.

Her other plays include GOD’S PICTURES, produced by the Indiana Repertory Theatre for their main stage and FARLEY AND BETSEY produced by the Women’s Project.

She was honored with the Roger L. Stevens Incentive Award in association with the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays in cooperation with the President’s Committee for the Arts for her play LIVING WITH MARY.

Foote’s residencies and Festivals include the O’Neil Playwrights Conference for her play THE HAND OF GOD, Hartford Stage’s BRAND NEW FESTIVAL and THE ICICLE CREEK FESTIVAL for HIM and the LAKE GEORGE THEATER FESTIVAL for her play THE COTTAGE.

Other publications include a monologue from WHEN THEY SPEAK OF RITA published in Smith and Kraus’ best men’s monologues of 2000 and a full scene from WHEN THEY SPEAK OF RITA published in Smith and Kraus’ THE BEST STAGE SCENES of 2000.

In 2001 – 2002 Foote was the Tennessee Williams fellow at the UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH in Sewanee, Tennessee and again in the fall of 2003.

She is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild and Writers Guild of America.

Originally from New Boston, New Hampshire, Daisy received her BA from Dickinson College as an American Studies Major. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband, the actor/director Tim Guinee and their two dogs Finn and Bran.