The 2020 Valley Players Playwright Award Winner

Unicorn from the Stars     

by David John Preece of Manchester, New Hampshire.


The play is a fictionalized story about the poet/writer Sylvia Plath during her time living in England, and her friendship with one of her neighbors.

Preece received education and theatre/film training at University of Wisconsin-Madison, HB Studios and Playwrights Horizons in New York City, American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, and University of California/Los Angeles. His plays Charles Dickens’ Ghost Stories, The House of the Seven Gables, and Tender have all been winners of Best Play given by the New Hampshire Theatre Awards, and his short film, Lunch with Eddie, which he wrote, directed, and produced, was shown at over thirty international film festivals and won several awards including Best Short Film and Best Director.