Publications

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And Anyone in Leopard Skin Tights. 2010.Abstract Script

Comedy
14 minutes
2F, 3M

There's a new God in Heaven, and you need a good fashion sense and the right religion to get in.

Production History
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Apple Pie. 2010.Abstract apple_pie_2016.pdf

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
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The Boiling House. 2007.Abstract Synopsis Excerpt

Drama
95 minutes
2F, 3M

In this poignant drama, the owner of a guesthouse on a small Caribbean island confronts her family's painful past. An impending hurricane compels Mama Aida and her guests to take shelter in an old plantation building. There she encounters the spirits of her slave ancestors who were brutally tortured and murdered after leading an unsuccessful slave rebellion.

Production History

  • Hinton Battle Theatre Lab, New York, NY, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist 2007
  • Reverie Productions, New York, NY, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist 2007
Bull. 2014.Abstract bull_2016.pdf

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
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The Draft.; 2013.Abstract synopsis.pdf excerpt.pdf

Drama
110 minutes
8M, 2F

The Draft
explores the tumult of the Vietnam War era through the real-life stories of 10 young Americans – eight men and two women – whose lives were shaped and forever changed by the military draft in the U.S. at that time. Enhanced dramatically by music and sound clips from the period, the play chronicles the choices they made when confronted with the draft and the impact of those choices then and since. 

Production History

  • Hibernian Hall, Roxbury, MA, Production, 2015
  • Westfield State University, Westfield, MA, Production, 2015
  • Trinity College, Hartford, CT, Production, 2015
  • Academy of Music, Northampton, MA, Production, 2015
  • Smith College, Northampton, MA, Staged Reading, 2013
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Either Or. 2010.Abstract Script

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
Entitled. 2006.Abstract entitled_2016.pdf

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
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A Fresh Start. 2005.Abstract Script

Drama
12 minutes
1F, 1M

Outside their gated community, the world is in violent chaos. But fashionistas Julie and Justin are in personal crisis because her breasts and his teeth are less than perfect.

Production History

  • Endtimes Productions, New York, NY, Production 2009
  • Devanaughn Theatre, Boston, MA, Production 2006
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The Greening of Bridget Kelly. 2007.Abstract greening_of_bridget_kelly_2016.pdf

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
Guided Tour. 2006.Abstract Synopsis Excerpt

Drama
95 minutes
3F, 1M

Joe Bell, an African-American Renaissance man, has spent 14 years in jail for burning down the Gilded Age mansion where he once worked as a tour guide. Determined to prove him innocent, Susanna Hatch, a young white law student, visits Joe in a prison psychiatric unit and learns some wrenching lessons about the irrational power of love.

  •  Winner of the 2007 Stanley Drama Award
  •  Winner of the 2007 Arthur W. Stone New Play Award

"A beautifully crafted work"
-Greenville News, South Carolina

"A compelling portrait of a love affair thwarted because of class, snobbery and racial pressures.The writing is lucid with terrific characterization."
-Literary Team at The Bush Theatre, London, U.K. which recommends the play as a "bush pick" on its play publishing website (www.bushgreen.org)

"... Exuberant ... splendid ... poetic ... This is a Guided Tour theater fans shouldn't miss."
-The Beat, South Carolina

Production History

  • Playwrights' Forum, Memphis, TN, Production 2009
  • Boston Playwrights Theatre, Boston, MA, Staged Reading 2008
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, Production 2008
  • Centre Stage-South Carolina, Greenville, SC, Production 2007
  • HRC Showcase Theatre, Hudson, NY, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist 2007
  • Hinton Battle Theatre Lab, New York, NY, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist 2006
  • Reverie Productions, New York, NY, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist 2006
Guided Tour (Screenplay). 2010.Abstract Excerpt

Can true love really conquer all? That's the question Susanna Hatch, a white law student from a wealthy family, asks herself as she agonizes over whether to make a commitment to her working-class Puerto Rican boyfriend. Susanna believes she'll find the answer from Joe Bell, an African-American man who's been in jail for 14 years for burning down a Gilded Age mansion owned by her grandmother. Joe was a tour guide there, and the two became lovers and soul mates. Convinced that Joe must be innocent, Susanna sets out to prove it--and to prove to herself that her own unlikely union has a future.  

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Hot Zero. 2008.Abstract hot_zero_2016.pdf

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
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Identity Crisis. 2009.Abstract Synopsis Excerpt

Comedy
90 minutes
2F, 2M

It's a growing phenomenon that no one wants to talk about: White people are turning Black. On the eve of his wedding, Alan Guthrie learns it's about to happen to him. And he's freaked--not least because his prospective father-in-law would never allow his daughter to marry a Black man. Solution? Persuade his identical twin brother, who is gay, to impersonate him at the ceremony. The desperate ruse launches Alan and his co-conspirators on a madcap pre-nuptial adventure involving organic vegetables, ventriloquism, a golfing accident--and some serious identity issues.

  • Winner of the 2010 New Play Festival, Centre Stage-South Carolina, Greenville, SC

"Daring, subversive, and wickedly funny"
-Deborah Brevoort, Playwright-in-Residence, 2010 New Play Festival

Production History

  • Centre Stage-South Caroliona, Greenville, SC, Workshop Production, 2011
  • HRC Showcase Theatre, Hudson, NY, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist, 2011
  • Centre Stage-South Carolina, Greenville, SC, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist, 2010
  • Provincetown Theatre, Provincetown, MA, Staged Reading, 2010
I'm Not at Liberty to Say - Rosa. 2006.Abstract Synopsis Excerpt

Comedy/Drama
105 minutes
2F, 2M

On the eve of their departure to Guatemala to pick up their newly adopted daughter, a middle-class American couple find themselves suspected of a terrorist act--blowing up their own car. When the devastating truth finally emerges, it challenges all their assumptions about truth, democracy and the American way.

"The play is swathed in absurdity but the material is woven from the fabric of reality.â"
-Boston Phoenix

"...A very daring, engaging and entertaining piece of work"
-Reader for Tinderbox Theatre Company, Belfast, Ireland

Production History

  • Alarm Clock Theatre, Boston, MA, Production 2006
  • Lark Play Development Center, New York, NY, Roundtable Reading 2006
  • HRC Showcase Theatre, Hudson, NY, Staged Reading/Contest Finalist 2006
  • Julie Harris Playwright Award, Beverly Hills Theatre Guild,
  • Los Angeles, CA, Contest Semi-Finalist 2005
  • Trapdoor Theatre Ensemble, Los Angeles, CA, Contest Finalist 2005
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Life of Trees. 2008.Abstract life_of_trees_2016.pdf

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
Lucky Thirteen. 2007.Abstract Script

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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My Name is Art. 2006.Abstract my_name_is_art_2016.pdf

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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Orbiting Mars. 2008.Abstract Synopsis Excerpt

Comedy
120 minutes
4F, 4M minimum (with doubling)

Desperate to win a statewide contest, a community theatre company casts a man claiming to be the Roman god Mars to star in their production of a Noel Coward comedy. A CIA plot, a teenager who speaks fluent Latin, Hollywood's embrace of "reality theater"--It's all here in this hilarious spoof on militarism and celebrity culture.

  • Winner of the Annual New Play Contest, Santa Cruz Actors' Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA, 2010

"Orbiting Mars is a funny, astute commentary on modern life. Mr. Snoad brilliantly navigates the blurry edges between truth and absurdity.â"
-Marc Clopton, Director, The Actors' Studio, Newburyport, MA

Production History

  • Penobscot Theatre, Bangor, ME, Staged Reading, Northern Writes New Play Festival, 2010
  • North Shore Readers' Theatre Collaborative, Newburyport, MA, Staged Reading 2009
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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

Available for purchase from Heuer Publishing

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Raising David Walker. 2010.Abstract Synopsis Excerpt

Drama
90 minutes
2F, 3M

It is 1979, and Boston is in racial turmoil over school de-segregation. Serena Fox, an African-American college student, becomes captivated by the ideas and passion of black abolitionist David Walker, and she launches a campaign to memorialize him and learn the truth about his death. The campaign – and the backlash it provokes – puts Serena on an emotionally wrenching path to self-discovery.   

Production History

  • Hibernian Hall, Roxbury, MA, Production, 2013
  • NJ Performing Arts Center/Newark  Museum, Newark, NJ, Staged Reading, 2013
  • Mixed Phoenix Theatre Group, New York, NY, Staged Reading, 2012
  • The Democracy Center, Cambridge, MA, Staged Reading, 2012
  • Baltimore Playwrights Festival, Baltimore, MD, Staged Reading, 2012
  • Semi-Finalist, Ashland New Plays Festival, Ashland, OR, 2010 
  • Semi-Finalist, Next Generation Playwriting Contest, Reverie Productions, New York, NY
Resistance. 2005.Abstract resistance_2016.pdf

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
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Samosas Forever. 2010.Abstract Script

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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Simple Pleasures. 2014.Abstract simple_pleasures_2016.pdf

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
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Transition. 2011.Abstract transition_2016.pdf

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