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Last Catastrophist

Last Catastrophist

When the last two climatologists on earth end up hiding out from anti-climate change forces on the coast of Iceland, they can't be sure if they're comrades or enemies in a cat-and-mouse game at the end of the world. Thriller. 2 W. Fresh Ink Theatre, 2020 Readings: Huntington Theatre Company, Company One, Bechdel Group, B Street Theatre

Up the Ladder, Down the Slide

Up the Ladder, Down the Slide

Three old friends find themselves navigating life in the sandwich generation: "parenting" their parents while raising kids of their own. Against the backdrop of a quest for one perfect day, they face the prospects of their changed futures. 5 W, 2 M, 1 NB/TM 2019 National Showcase of New Plays. Orlando Shakes PlayFest 2019. 2019 Eugene O'Neill Finalist.

dtx poster

dtx poster

As seven undocumented Bostonians unwittingly cross paths on Marathon Monday, we see joy, fear, and pride--and discover what it's like to build a life while holding your breath. Downtown Crossing is the outgrowth of the Boston (un)Documented project with Company One, a yearlong series of interviews and community meetings with immigrants and immigrant rights advocates throughout the city's neighborhoods. Docutheatre. 4 W, 3 M English, Spanish, Mandarin In development.

Mermaid Hour: ReMixed

Mermaid Hour: ReMixed

Musical adaptation of The Mermaid Hour. Book & lyrics by David Valdes Greenwood, original music by Eric Mayson. 3F, 2M, 1 NB TCTB Favorite Play Nominee. Productions: Mixed Blood Theatre Company

The Mermaid Hour

The Mermaid Hour

Working class parents try to navigate the gender transition of their daughter Vi as she rocks her first crush, discovers the power of YouTube, and decides to set her own agenda. Drama. 3F, 2M, 1NB. Eugene O'Neill Finalist, Steppenwolf The Mix, Broadway World Regional Awards Best Play nominee Productions: Borderlands Theatre, Milagro Theatre, Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, UC Riverside

Wandaleria

Wandaleria

In a woman-centered riff on The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a housebound Maine woman's fantasy life catches up with her when her prison pen-pal appears. Comedy. 3 W, 1-2 M. Productions: Rochester Repertory Theatre. Argos Productions.

Raggedy And

Raggedy And

A self-identified lesbian is asked to be the first transgender inaugural poet and her response starts a battle with the White House and her own house. Comedy. 2 W, 2 M. Productions: Pride Plays & Films. Vermont Pride Theater Festival. (Above: Katurah Nelson as Clem; Delia Kropp as Ondi, Pride Films & Plays, Chicago. Photo: Paul Goyette.)

Full Code

Full Code

When an injured man's wife and "work wife" meet at his bedside with opposing views on his care, everyone has to ask when it's time to hold on or let go. Drama. 3-4 W, 3 M. Winner of the Generations Playwriting Prize. Henry Awards Nominee Best New Play. Productions: Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company.

Bully Dance

Bully Dance

In the aftermath of a shooting spree, survivors and witnesses try to make sense of the world they now inhabit. Drama. 4W, 2M IRNE Award nominee, Best New Play. Production: Argos Productions at Boston Playwrights Theatre. .

Vow Keepers

Vow Keepers

On the morning of their wedding, London and Charlie are woken by time travelers who have come to ruin the big day in a comedy you can think of as Dr. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Black comedy. 4 Actors* Readings: IATI Theatre/Cimientos Series. Fresh Ink Theatre. *All male, or rotating casts of one-gender and mixed-gender couples

Mambo Beans

Mambo Beans

Cuban-American brothers carry their mom's ashes from their New England home to their estranged father in Little Havana, with a ghost, an unexpected rider, and a few family secrets along for the ride. Comedy. 2W, 4M. Reading: Huntington Theatre Company, Breaking Ground series.

Brave Navigator

Brave Navigator

60 years after the death of her baby, the widow of America's most famous pilot is confronted by the truth of what happened -- and must decide what it means to her legacy. Drama. 4W, 2M (Up to a dozen roles undoubled) Winner of the Midwest Theatre Network's New Play Prize. Staged across the US, in the UK, and Singapore. Published by Samuel French.

Shorts

Shorts

My short plays have been produced by the Humana Festival, City Theatre, Boston Theater Marathon, Cherry Lane, and others, and are anthologized by Samuel French and Broadway Play Publishing.

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Last Catastrophist

When the last two climatologists on earth end up hiding out from anti-climate change forces on the coast of Iceland, they can't be sure if they're comrades or enemies in a cat-and-mouse game at the end of the world. Thriller. 2 W. Fresh Ink Theatre, 2020 Readings: Huntington Theatre Company, Company One, Bechdel Group, B Street Theatre