Surviving anorexia, addiction, and life after almost death. Perfectly.
The true story of a complicated young woman's attempt to survive anorexia and maintain a debilitatingly positive attitude in post 9/11 New York City.
Meet Amie Enriquez
Amie Enriquez is an award-winning playwright, actress, and creator of Lightweight. She is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as the Second City and Groundlings training programs in Los Angeles, California. Amie developed the stage play of Lightweight in 2019 and it immediately played to sold out houses and rave reviews. The show went off-broadway as part of the United Solo Festival in New York City and took home the “Best Festival Debut” award. She is thrilled to bring Lightweight to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a full run in August of 2022.
Praise for Lightweight
"Beautiful, brilliant, and hilarious."