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Posted July 2017


My latest play - The Lady Demands Satisfaction has just been announced the winner of the 2017-18 Joining Sword and Pen competition.

OF RATS AND MEN will be at the Mildred Umbrella Theatre's short play festival MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION IX - my second play with them after last year's Childish Things. June 29-July 1 & July 6-8, 2017 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm. All tickets Pay-What-You-Can. Studio 101, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007

Museum of Dysfunction IX

A short excerpt from THE ITHACA LADIES READ MEDEA will be at the Wordsmyth Theater Company's 10th Anniversary Reading Celebration Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 7:00pm, at the MATCH Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, Texas 77002.
The reading will feature Julie Oliver, Lindsay Sweeney and Shelby Bray, directed by Rachel Dickson. All tickets Pay-What-You-Wish.

Wordsmyth Theater 10th Anniversary Celebration

Publications over the last year included Bully Issues as part of the collection Bullying, Ink from YouthPLAYS, and If You Could Go Back... as part of the collection 30 Short Plays for Passionate Actors and The Fourth Ghost is included in 105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance. Coming soon One Minute Plays includes two of my micro-plays, Not Expecting That and Parent Teacher Conference; and Childish Things will be included in the iconic series that's been the standard of excellence for over seventy years - Applause Books' Best American Short Plays 2015-2016.

Bullying, Ink     30 Plays for Passionate Actors     One Minute Plays     105 Five Minute Plays     One Minute Plays

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