Short Plays

Perfect Strangers. 2011.Abstract

Drama
12 minutes
1F, 1M

Robert climbs a mountain in search of peace and quiet. Instead, he meets an engaging stranger who convinces him to make an unusual commitment.

» Winner of the 2012 Short Play Contest at the Stratford Fringe Festival in Stratford-Upon-Avon, U.K.

Production History

  • Stratford Fringe Festival, Stratford-Upon-Avon, U.K., Production, 2012
  • Huntington Theatre, Boston, MA (Boston Theater Marathon), Production, 2011
  • Salem Theatre, Salem, MA, Production, 2011
  • North Canton Playhouse, North Canton, OH, Production, 2011

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Transition. 2011.Abstract

Comedy
10 minutes
2M

Invited to a hotel room, Andy is greeted by a man who claims to be Walter, an old friend and colleague. But how can that be? Walter was white, and this man is black...

Production History

  • Towne Street Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, Production 2009
  • Mixed Phoenix Theatre Group, New York, NY, Staged Reading 2009
  • Company One, Boston, MA, Production 2008
The Greening of Bridget Kelly. 2007.Abstract

Dark comedy
10 minutes
1F,1M

A teenage environmental activist explains to her priest how killing her sexually abusive father has helped stop global warming.

Production History

  • Another Country Productions, Boston, MA, Production 2010
  • 3 Roads Productions, New York, NY, Production 2010
  • London Fringe Festival, London, U.K., Production 2010
  • Stone Soup Theatre, Seattle, WA, Production 2010
  • Liminal Space Productions, London, U.K., Production 2010
  • Actors’ Theatre Playhouse, W. Chesterfield, NH, Production 2008
  • LiveWire Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL, Production 2008
  • gaia studio, Hoboken, NJ, Staged Reading 2008
  • Fort Point Theatre Channel, Boston, MA, Production 2008
Hot Zero. 2008.Abstract

Comedy
12 minutes
1F, 2M

Awkward Eric lusts for luscious Lucy--and a very small carbon footprint.

Production History

  • Acme Theatre, Maynard, MA, Production 2009
  • Company One, Boston, MA, Production 2009
Life of Trees. 2008.Abstract

Drama
12 minutes
2F, 1M

A man whose estranged brother is dying learns a lesson about love and loyalty from his tree-hugging seven-year-old daughter.

  • Winner, Short Play Category, New Play Competition, Brevard Little Theatre, Brevard, NC, 2009

Production History

  • Brevard Little Theatre, Brevard, NC, Staged Reading 2010
Simple Pleasures. 2014.Abstract

Comedy
10 minutes
1F, 2M

All hard-working Blanca wants is her bagel and cream cheese, but she's thwarted at every turn.  

Production History

  • Escena Latino Teatro, Boston, MA, Production 2015
Samosas Forever. 2010.Abstract

Comedy
12 minutes
1F, 2M

Immobilized by fear of hurting anyone or anything, Ernest finds salvation in those savory Indian stuffed pastries he loves so much.

Production History
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Resistance. 2005.Abstract

Drama
13 minutes
1F,1M

An elderly couple's argument about whether to get rid of the phone sparks a frank exchange about family, friends, and the challenges of growing old.

Production History

  • Actors' Refuge Repertory Theatre, Boston, MA, Production 2010
  • Actors' Theatre Playhouse, West Chesterfield, NH, Production 2008
  • Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, Production 2005
  • Herring Run ArtsFest, Middleborough, MA, Staged Reading 2005
  • Creative Mechanics Theatre, NYC, Staged Reading 2005
Lucky Thirteen. 2007.Abstract

Comedy
12 minutes
2F, 1M

A government corporation offers job security for life on the 13th floor--provided you pay to interview and become a certified Christian. And what's with the Mariachi music?

Production History
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Entitled. 2006.Abstract

Drama
10 minutes
1F, 1M

A successful businessman who craves silence buys a remote Pacific island as the ultimate sound-proof getaway.

Production History

  • Image Theatre, Lowell, MA, Production 2006
  • New Gate Theatre, Cranston, RI, Production 2006
  • The Center for Arts, Natick, MA, Production 2006
  • American Globe Theatre/Turnip Theatre, New York, NY, Production 2006
  • Creative Mechanics Theatre, New York, NY, Staged Reading 2005
  • Devanaughn Theatre, Boston, MA, Production 2004
Either Or. 2010.Abstract

Comedy
10 minutes
2F, 1M

John is great at crossword puzzles, but when it comes to his wife, Renee, he hasn't got a clue.

Production History

  • Boston Actors Theater, Boston, MA, Production 2010
Bull. 2014.Abstract

Drama
10 minutes
1F, 2M

Two cops guard the statue of the iconic Wall Street bull, and it's a hate/love relationship.

Production History

  • The Landing Theatre, Houston, TX, Production 2016
Apple Pie. 2010.Abstract

Drama
12 minutes
1F, 1M

A lonely divorcee woos a reluctant Lebanese immigrant with her homemade apple pie.

Production History

  • Boca Raton Theatre Guild, Boca Raton, FL, Staged Reading 2010
  • Valley Repertory Theatre, Enfield, CT, Production 2010
  • Southwest Theatre and Film Conference, Hot Springs, AR, Production 2008
  • Texas A&M Univ. at Commerce, TX, Production 2008
  • Stagecrafters, Royal Oak, MI, Production 2008
My Name is Art. 2006.Abstract

Comedy
14 minutes
1F, 2M

In a modern art museum, a man wearing only body graffiti and a thong asserts the validity of his own living art exhibit.

  • Winner, Best of Fest, Frontera Festival, Austin, TX 2007


"A genuinely funny crowd-pleaser."
-The Inkpot, Singapore

"You will laugh your head off at 'My Name is Art'--An intellectually witty satire."
-Long Beach Press Telegram, Long Beach, CA

Production History

  • Short and Sweet Festival, Sydney, Australia, Production, 2011
  • Short and Sweet Festival, Melbourne, Australia, Production, 2010
  • Short and Sweet Festival, Brisbane, Australia, Production, 2010
  • Short and Sweet Festival, Singapore, Production, 2010  
  • Short and Sweet Festival, Canberra, Australia, Production, 2010
  • London Fringe Festival, London, U.K., Production 2010
  • Salem Theater Company, Salem, MA, Production, 2010
  • Raconteur Theater, Columbus, OH, Production, 2010 
  • Edgemar Theatre Group, Santa Monica, CA, Production, 2010
  • Liminal Space Productions, London, U.K., Production 2010
  • Bedlam Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, Production 2009
  • Pilgrim Theatre/Boston Theatre Marathon, Production 2007
  • Flush Ink Productions, Kitchener, Ontario, Production 2007
  • Emerging Artists Theatre, New York, NY, Production 2007
  • Little Fish Theatre, San Pedro, CA, Production 2007
  • The Vestige Group, Austin, TX, Production 2007
  • Devanaughn Theatre, Boston, MA, Production 2006

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