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Posted June 2018

Dramatist Guild Interview.

The Dramatists Guild just published a lovely interview by William Duell with myself and director Danielle Ozymandias about the theatre scene in Houston!

Dramatists Guild


The Lady Demands Satisfaction has just been announced the winner of the 2018 Todd McNerney National Playwriting Award. Scroll down for information about upcoming readings and productions of the play!


Snakes in a Lunchbox

Snakes in a Lunchbox will be at the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop - which put on an award-winning production of How Blue is My Crocodile last year, in their One Act Play Festival running June 8th to the 16th.

The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop One Act Plays Festival


Gentlemen will be at the Short + Sweet Festival at the Visy Theatre in Brisbane, Australia, June 27th - 30th.
Directed by Alex Budden, starring Andrew Fraser, Joseph McLaughlin, John Siggers and Raphael Tefara.

Short + Sweet Festival


The Lady Demands Satisfaction, winner of the 2017/2018 Joining Sword and Pen Competition, the Todd McNerney National Playwriting Award, was a semifinalist for the Judith Moyer Award for Excellence in Playwriting from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, a finalist for the Austin Playhouse New Plays Festival, and a semi-finalist for the Garry Marshall Theatre New Works Festival in Los Angeles!

Upcoming Staged Readings

June 7th & 8th Todd McNerney National Playwriting Award Reading Charleston, SC

June 12th - Valdez Last Frontier Theatre Conference

World Premiere

The play opens in July - courtesy of the amazing Babes With Blades Theatre Company in Chicago running July 21st through August 25th of 2018.

The Lady Demands Satisfaction

West Coast Premiere!

More news to follow, but amazing director Danielle Ozymandias will be directing the West Coast Premiere for the Loft Ensemble Theatre in August! Loft Ensemble staged an amazing production of Long Joan Silver last year - and I can't wait to see what they do with this one!

The Ithaca Ladies Read Medea is published!

Available on Amazon, my play set during the Red Scare of the fifties... looking for a drawing room drama for five amazing women (and a guy to play the looming Senator Mundt!) read all about it!

The Ithaca Ladies Read Medea

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