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Barrie's memoir essay "Can I Get a Witness?" was published in the Winter 2019 issue of online journal Months to Years. Click below to read (p. 29):
"Can I Get a Witness?"
Barrie has written three articles for soon-to-be-launched theater news website Theaterhound.  Click below to read them on Medium:
"Not Only For Amusement: Eva Le Gallienne and the Civic Repertory Theatre"
"Audiobooks: The Theatre of the Voice"
"The Wizard's Lair: The Man Behind the Belasco Theatre"
Barrie has also penned three original articles for Medium:
"Do You Have An Accent?"
"Grief and Pizza: A Daughter Remembers"
"Five Important Things I've Learned from My Cat"
Barrie's play A Thousand Shapes, in which the romance between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West parallels a web of relationships among three modern women, had a workshop at Trinity Rep in February of 2019.
Barrie's play At Thirty-Three, based on the autobiography of Eva Le Gallienne, had its first public reading on April 6th, 2018. The reading was directed by Maria Dizzia and produced by Wyrd Sisters Productions. The play is currently in development.
Since writing her first short story at the age of six, Barrie has composed hundreds of written works in a variety of genres, including plays, screenplays, poetry, songs, articles, and essays. She also worked for seven years as an editor of academic journal articles.
Barrie's full-length play A Thousand Shapes had readings in the 2010 National NewBorn Festival and the 2013 Brown/Trinity Playwrights Lab, and won an Honorable Mention in the 78th Annual Writer's Digest Awards. In August 2017, a staged reading of the play was produced at Theater 54 in New York City.
In 2016, Barrie wrote the screenplay for the short film Orphans, in which she also starred. 
 
Her short play More Than Life  was featured in the 2011 First Look Festival in Providence. 
Barrie has written and performed two solo shows: piece(s), a performance-art collage (2006: Ithaca, NY) and The Glamorous Life, a cabaret comedy (2009 & 2010: NYC). She is currently developing a new cabaret show entitled An Old-Fashioned Love Story.

Barrie's poetry has been published in several literary journals, including Ink, Artis, Rainy Day, [plug], and Compass Rose.
In 2013, Barrie received the Davis Wickham Playwriting Award at Brown/Trinity Rep.

 

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      [headshots by David Perlman]

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