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Theatre

Biting

Hands

4W, 2M 

Potential couple Lucy and Alfonso have a lot in common: they both love jazz, hate incompetent ER nurses, and are quadriplegics who use text-to-speech technology to speak. Their mothers only see differences. Alfonso’s mom writes off any girl who isn’t a Spanish-speaking PhD candidate. Lucy’s mom won’t let her date, period. With Lucy’s 18th birthday looming, she grows desperate to find a way to date Alfonso and assert her independence. JUST THE MELODY is equal parts hilarious coming of age story and a brutal dissection of disability, class, and race in present-day America. 

Relentless Award - American Theatre Foundation's Honorable Mention

Drama League Next Stage Residency Recipient

          Reading directed by Ashley Brooke Monroe

          ft. Maddison Ferris and Tasha Lawrence

Princess Grace Award - Semi Finalist 

SPACE at Ryder Farm Creative Fellowship semi-finalist

a full-length dramadey

 

1st place Winner of East Valley Children's Theatre Playwriting Contest - to be produced February 2020

-BRedwood Day School Production November 2019

2nd place in the Jackie White Memorial International Playwriting Contest 2019 

Top 8 Finalist at the East Valley Children's Theatre Playwrights Competition

15+ characters, any gender


There have been no alien sightings in Rachel, Nevada for two whole years. This means trouble for the town of 50 people that live or die by Area 51 tourism. When the Coates family moves to town, they are enlisted by the town kids to help stage an alien sighting to save their new home. 

Space Mission #5379:

Saving Rachel, Nevada

a full-length play for children

 

Emerson

Loses Her

"Miand"

a 90-minute comedy

Semi-Finalist in The Bechdel Test 2.0 Festival in Tempe, Arizona 

NY Winterfest - workshop production

Reading at Dixon Place Lounge

6W, 1M

A Jew, a Catholic, a Southern Baptist, two Muslims, and two Agnostics climb on board a pedal trolley in Nashville, TN to kick off celebrating Emerson Greenblatt’s engagement to Zeesean Mian. Hana Mian-Yousef, the groom's sister, can't wait to help Emerson plan her interfaith wedding, but as the trolley rolls on, building pressure from the bridesmaids about where she’ll live, how many babies she’ll have, and whether the wedding will be halal or kosher shake Emerson’s assumption that she wants to get married at all.

 

Gonzo

a full-length dramadey

Barrington Stage Burman New Play Award - Semi-Finalist

Rough Draft Festival at LPAC - workshop production​

Corkscrew Festival - reading 

5W, 2M

Genesis Báez is a college student, a provider for her family, and a porn star in Miami’s competitive amateur porn scene. She has her eye on retiring from porn, but she just needs to book one last
shoot to pay for her final semester in college. When an unconventional porn star wannabe arrives at the house Gen shares with her boyfriend and two other porn stars, Gen’s carefully crafted-persona gets torn away. Inspired by the Netflix Documentary Hot Girls Wanted, GONZO centers the complex lives of sex workers and their roles in deciding what gets filmed
and who gets fucked.

 

Free Rein

48 characters. 32 w 16 m

Four high-school hobby-horse teams overcome internal and external team drama to win the first ever Illinois State Hobby Horse Regionals Championship. 

 

Each team has its own one act play, and these one acts simultaneously occur in four different rooms to make up the first act of the play. After the intermission, all of the teams meet together in the gym for an actual hobby horse competition. 

Audience members can return 4 nights to see the 4 different version of the show.

Commissioned by and performed at Prospect High School in January 2020. 

10-Minute Plays

How Jenna Malone Got Her Nose

Lit 2050

Ticket to Ride 

The Other Mistress: The Story of the Greenlighting of the Gertrude Mills Story 

 
 

HARRY POTTER

and the Cursed Child 

A Fan Fic Scene to Fix Act III

 

Plays in Progress

 

Coronation 

In 2050, after another insulting defeat of a female presidential candidate, three female senators hoping to insure that a woman can have an inkling of legislative power, create a new position for a woman: The Queen of America.

The consequences of this meeting play out over three acts, 250 years, and 12 different iterations of Siri.  

Taglit

What the Israelis call taglit or, “discovery,” English speakers call “Birthright,” a chance for Jews ages 18-26 to fly to Israel for a 10-day-all-expenses-paid-trips to explore their heritage (and party and hook-up). When Laura Winters, the playwright, and the world's least Jewish Jew, decides to attend the "Arts and Theatre Focused Birthright Trip," she has no idea that she has joined a group of the craziest cast of characters she didn't have to invent. TAGLIT is a memory play investigating how excluded one can feel from the world's most exclusive religion. 

What the Israelis call taglit or, “discovery,” English speakers call “Birthright,” a chance for Jews ages 18-26 to fly to Israel for a 10-day-all-expenses-paid-trips to explore their heritage (and party and hook-up). When Laura Winters, the playwright, and the world's least Jewish Jew, decides to attend the "Arts and Theatre Focused Birthright Trip," she has no idea that she has joined a group of the craziest cast of characters she didn't have to invent. TAGLIT is a memory play investigating how excluded one can feel from the world's most exclusive religion. 

Talk Back

The curtain has fallen on Elon's one-night performance of their three-hour three-act-investigation of queer identity politics My Name is a Juniper Blos/soms in Fire. But the true show begins when Elon solicits feedback from the audience, and they realize their message may not have come out as clearly as they hoped.