Francesca Peppiatt is a writer and performer who lives in Chicago.

She received an Emmy nomination in 1988 for her writing on Country Notes (full disclosure…this was Southwest Regional Emmy Nomination…in case you go a-Googlin’), an entertainment news magazine show on The Nashville Network (TNN). Her other television work includes production stints with TV icons Dick Clark, Love Connection, and Hee Haw. She has also appeared on The Paula Poundstone Show with Paula and Lily Tomlin, on The Rosie O’Donnell Show as part of the “Rosie look-a-like” audience, and tap-dancing in a film choreographed by Twyla Tharp. Trained with Second City in Santa Monica.

In Chicago, Francesca performed in Tony’n’Tina’s Wedding, Lust’n’Rust: The Trailer Park Musical, and numerous other productions. Francesca is the Producing Artistic Director of Stockyards Theatre Project, playwright, actor, the author of 4 books and wrote the book and lyrics for an upcoming musicals.