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Posted June 2017


My latest play - The Lady Demands Satisfaction has just been announced the winner of the 2017-18 Joining Sword and Pen competition, and Loft Ensemble's production of Long Joan Silver has been nominated for Outstanding Play by the Valley Theatre Awards!

Long Joan Silver Nominated

JUNE - A VERY MODERN MARRIAGE will be at The Last Frontier Theatre Conference - my second year there as a featured artist, and the second evening performance of one of my plays. June 15th at 8:00pm - and I hope to see you in Valdez, Alaska!

A Very Modern Marriage at the LFTC

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

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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