Confessions of an Angry Girl

Freshman Rose Zarelli has rage issues. First of all, her father lost his job, took work as a contractor in Iraq…and never came home. Second, she likes the wrong guy and his super-intense, scary cheerleader girlfriend is now her nemesis. Third, her fashionista best friend, Tracy, is suddenly infinitely cooler than she is–and talking about losing her virginity. (What?!)Rose is ahead when it comes to studying for the PSAT, but she’s so far behind socially that she might as well be moving backward. She needs Tracy’s help choosing the right clothes, she likes all the wrong extracurricular activities, and she can’t even make a decision about which photo of her father to put on the memorial website she’s making (and hiding from her adolescent-shrink mother). With her brother away at college and her mother always locked in her office with her messed-up teen patients, Rose struggles to get through each day without inflicting bodily harm on anyone.

Louise Rozett is a playwright, writer, and editor. Her play Break was performed at the 15th Annual New York City Fringe Festival. She has a BA in psychology from Vassar College and an MFA in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University. She currently lives with her boyfriend Alex and their 110-pound dog Lester in Brooklyn, NY.