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A woman and her girlfriend are stuck in an elevator after a botched proposal. Their relationship might survive if they survive the elevator.
Produced: Cone Man Running Productions‘ Five Minute Mile in Houston, TX. November 2017 Watch here (start at 19:30)
Swipe Right at the Bar
Two friends go out to forget their troubles. Tinder brings its own problems.
Produced: Cone Man Running Productions‘ Five Minute Mile in Houston, TX. November 2017 Watch here (start at 25:40)
Bold Dorothy, Retired
Two superheroes are trying to make a living hero-ing. Luckily they have a retired teacher to show them how it’s done.
Produced: Br!nk Briefs at Renaissance Theaterworks in Milwaukee, WI. September 2017 and Itinerant Theater’s “The Play’s the Thing” in Lake Charles, LA. May 2019
Ricky and Ready
A mother must deal with the truth of her daughter’s health, but first she is going to find some answers from the public library. They have the answers to everything, right?
Produced: Heartland Theatre Company‘s “The Library” 10-minute play festival in Normal, IL. June 2019 and http://secrettheatre.com/‘s Act One: One Act Festival 2020.
Sister of Experience
A young priest and an older nun debate the future of a young girl.
Produced: Playwrights’ Round Table’s Summer Shorts in Orlando, FL. July 2019 and produced as part of the Social Distancing ShortPlay Festival accepted to Stage It! 10-Minute Plays Competition.https://artcenterbonita.org/stageit/index.html
Amelia is about to hit puberty. Or rather, Puberty is about to hit her. Her emotions are in meltdown and she’s falling in love with her best friend.
Produced: Festival favorite at Funky Little Theater Company’s Spectrum festival in July 2018. Watch here
A PSA about the dangers of birthday parties. They are the leading killer of children 12 1/2 and younger.
Produced: Funhouse IV in Seattle, WA, November 2018 and in Omaha’s Fringe Festival, July 2019. Watch here
Chin Up, Head Down
A high school student faces the police officer who injured her friend during a fight at school.
Gub Gub, Godmother, Gaslight
Cindy thought the whole Happily Ever After thing was gonna be legit. Instead, the Prince gaslights her and she never gets to talk to animals. Or sing. It’s some BS.
Nancy thinks her husband is a dog. Literally. Her sister, Bernie, thinks Nancy might be crazy. Granted, both could be true.
Regan is trying to earn enough money to live and to help her brother survive this whole cancer thing. Stripping is working out except for her family being so Catholic and her co-workers being a little crazy.
Patrick wins the lottery, then gets some news about his health that upends all of his plans. Meanwhile, TV journalist Carol Winters is figuring out what being a journalist means when you have to tell feel good stories about terrible situations. Their stories intersect in this play about what it means to be “lucky” in America.
An adaptation of the Aphra Behn novel.
Stories: On the Brink
Stories of people experiencing homelessness in Omaha, NE.
Dymphna (working title)
A musical about the Catholic Martyr, Dymphna.
A one act about a boy whose dead brother turns up as a chimp.
Northern Bound – co-written with Michael Oatman
The Crafts begin the first leg of their journey to freedom.
Produced: Cleveland Public Theater’s 2018 Station Hope.
Farmer Nelson Sings a New Tune
Produced: Spring Celebration script for Opera Omaha with Nelson Mandela Elementary.
Plays available on New Play Exchange