Friday, April 12, 2019

New short femflash comedy - SHARING THE DRESS


Written for a competition.  A femflash comedy, meaning it's based on well-loved characters from TV or fiction and has a potential lesbian theme.

SHARING THE DRESS - based on the characters of Mary and Rhoda from beloved 1970s sitcom THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW.  New roommates Mary and Rhoda have an argument about a dress, on their way to discovering a mutual attraction.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

New short comedy - THE WORD OF GOD


A new 10-minute comedy about a wife trying to get her husband to go to church.  Lucille and Benjamin argue about owning a dog, kindness to neighbors, and the value of listening to a church sermon. 

This play is titled THE WORD OF GOD and was written for a competition for which the plays must be G-rated.

Monday, March 25, 2019

2 re-worked pieces - CLAUDE RAINS'S GHOST, and UGLY AS A BEAR


I recently re-worked two pieces, one for radio, and another as a monologue.

CLAUDE RAINS'S GHOST - a short play for radio.  In a bar, a patron and the bartender get spooked by the Ghost of 1940s movie star Claude Rains.

UGLY AS A BEAR - a short comic monologue based on the character of Helena from A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.  Lovestruck Helen tries to figure out a way to win over Demetrius, while lost in the woods.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Comic monologue published by Smith & Kraus


New comic monologue THAT WEEKEND IN BELFAST has just been published in Best Women's Monologues of 2019 by Smith & Kraus.

SYNOPSIS: Joni remembers a musician who let her down.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

New Poem, BERNIE SANDERS - WHAT A MAN!


Written for the We the People/Sacred Fools event in Hollywood in April 2019, using the prompt "Adhering to Their Enemies."  Sanders has just announced his re-candidacy for U.S. President.

A seven-stanza poem in one page.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

New monologue - LIKE SUMMER ON THE BEACH


Written for an LGBTQ theatre.

SYNOPSIS:  Dramatic monologue.  A woman ditches her snarky boyfriend and comes out to her women's group.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

GUINNESS OR BUD, New Short Play


Written for a competition in San Pedro, California.

SYNOPSIS:  Two men, strangers, argue in a bar about beer and impending fatherhood.