A former award-winning producer and television/film executive, Ms. Kaplan co-produced Tell Them I'm A Mermaid with Norman Lear's Embassy Television and The Mark Taper Forum. This nationally syndicated television special about women with disabilities was called "Remarkable" by the Washington Post, "A Marvel" by Variety and received multiple honors including the International Emmy (Cine Golden Eagle). The production has also been used as an educational tool in many of the nation’s leading medical schools.
At Embassy Television, Ms. Kaplan supervised many of Norman Lear's most successful television shows. As former Vice President at Paramount Pictures, Ms. Kaplan oversaw the development of new television shows and motion pictures. Under Paramount's auspices, she co-produced the original Broadway Production of Grand Hotel, which won 5 Tony Awards.
She is a founding member of the New York Writer's Bloc. She has written for "Written By" The Magazine of the Writer's Guild of America West.
She is a recipient of the Goddard Rhetorical Prize awarded by the Tuft’s University for excellence in the dramatic arts. Previous winners have included William Hurt, Oliver Platt and Hank Azaria among others.
Ms. Kaplan's background in the arts and entertainment industry makes her uniquely qualified to address the specific issues and concerns of clients who work in these fields.