made for each  other

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  a one-man play by Monica Bauer

starring                                       directed by
John Fico                 John D. FitzGibbon

 Jerry loves Vincent!  Vincent's got it bad for Jerry too! 

You're invited to the wedding ... 

If they go through with it. 

The romantic and hilarious one-man Edinburgh Fringe hit! 

The Made For Each Other Team

Monica Bauer

John D. FitzGibbon


John Fico is grateful to have been performing Monica Bauer’s MADE FOR EACH OTHER from Tucson to London since 2010, including an open run at NYC’s legendary Stage Left Theatre and two years at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe after premiering in these roles in The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity  (nominated: Outstanding Actor in A Solo Show).   John’s other notable NYC stage credits include the world premiere of A. R. Gurney’s SCREEN PLAY (Flea Theater), IRON CURTAIN, THE MUSICAL (Off Broadway, Prospect Theatre), the Marx Brothers musical THE MOST RIDICULOUS THING YOU EVER HOID (2010 NYMF – winner Outstanding Ensemble Performance), A STOOP ON ORCHARD STREET, & several editions of the ongoing short play series STICKY.  He has worked up and down the east coast from The White Mountains in New Hampshire to Marathon Key, FL playing roles on tour and in stock in shows such as A STOOP ON ORCHARD STREET, HELLO DOLLY!, BEYOND THERAPY, GUYS & DOLLS, OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, and several tours with POKO PUPPETS. TV: I LOVE YOU BUT I LIED (Lifetime).  Web Series: THE OUTS,  50 TO DEATH, and the upcoming horror series STREAM NO EVIL.  John is also a commercial voice over artist and was a member of the celebrated Bat Theater Company in NYC.

Monica Bauer has had plays produced Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, regionally in Denver, Boston, Providence, Omaha, Detroit, and internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Brighton (England) Fringe Festival. Education includes a B.A. from Brown, M. Div. from Yale, M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska. Monica was the 2005 Teaching Fellow in the Graduate Playwriting Program at Boston University, where she received an MA in playwriting. Conferences include Sewanee, Great Plains Theater Conference (twice), Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive, and Kenyon Playwrights’ Conference. Her musical, “Lighter”, for which she wrote book, music, and lyrics, was presented at the New York Musical Theater Festival in 2009. Her full length play about race, “My Occasion of Sin,” was part of the 2014 season of the Detroit Repertory Theater. Her play for one actor, “Made for Each Other” has been in various productions since 2010. In September of 2014, “Chosen Child” was given two staged readings in New York as part of the Indie Theater Now/Stage Left Studio Reading Series, directed by Austin Pendleton. “Chosen Child” was also part of the 2014-2015 season at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, where it was nominated for an IRNE (Independent Reviewers of New England) award for Best New Play.


Her many awards include:

Winner, Kennedy Center’s Tiny Plays for Ireland and America, 2016, for “No Irish Need Apply”

First Prize, Helen-Jean Playwriting Competition, Fall 2015, for “My Day on Facebook”

Outstanding Production of a Staged Reading, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, August 2013, for “Porter’s Will”

Finalist, New South Best New Writing Award, Brighton (UK) Fringe Festival, May 2013, for “The Maternal Instinct”

Emerging Playwright Award, Urban Stages Theater, New York City, 2012

Best New Script, Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards 2012, My Occasion of Sin

Outstanding New Script, Theater Arts Guild Awards, My Occasion of Sin, 2011

First Place, Connecticut Heritage Productions, Ten Minute Play, Answering, 2010

John D. FitzGibbon directed MADE FOR EACH OTHER for the One Man Talking Festival, and for the Planet Connections Theater Festivity (nominated, Best Solo Show). At the Edinburgh Festival it garnered rave reviews both in 2012 and 2013. He directed both MADE FOR EACH OTHER and Monica Bauer’s TWO MEN WALKED INTO A BAR to form the evening BALLS! THE TESTOSTERONE PLAYS OF MONICA BAUER at the Workshop Theater. He directed Robin Rice Lichtig’s SAVE THE TURKEY and LIFE 101 for N J Rep’s Theater Brut Festival and her BRONCO BUSTER for the Sam French Festival. As an actor, he received a Best of Boston Award for MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN (Jim Tyrone); a Carbonell Nomination for SIGHT UNSEEN (Nick); an OBIE nomination for CAT AND THE MOON (lame beggar). Most recently he played “Saint Peter” in THE TRIAL OF MARTIN LUTHER at the Pearl Theatre, NYC; and “Sel Trevoc” in A BETTER PLACE at the Duke Theatre on 42nd St.