Monday, April 13, 2015

THE BIG HAT to be produced in Nottingham, England in May 2015

As part of the Act 2/No Lie Notts/FONT Fest in Nottingham, England, my monologue THE BIG HAT will be produced along with two other scripts in May.

SYNOPSIS:  Marnie is a young woman whose sole ambition is to be a "slut."  Well, not exactly.  We find out through Marnie's speech that what she really always wanted was to take after her long-lost aunt, who was sexy and "attracted men to her like molasses." 

Friday, March 27, 2015

One-act drama BROTHERLY LOVE to be produced by The Renaissance Guild, San Antonio, Texas in 2015

Based on the Harvard professor Gates and Sargeant Crowley racism debacle in Cambridge, Mass., July 2009, BROTHERLY LOVE is about an African-American Harvard professor and his wife and a white brother and sister coming to terms with their relationships and current events taking place in Massachusetts.

Short serio-comedy ELEANOR to be produced in May 2015 by Image Theatre, Lowell, Massachusetts

ELEANOR will be produced as part of "FemNoire," an evening of plays written by women, by the Image Theater in Lowell, Massachusetts, in May 2015.

SYNOPSIS:  At a funeral in a London church, chatty Charles strikes up an acquaintance with reluctant Lulu.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Monologue AMARILIS at "Claiming the Space," Newburyport, Massachusetts in March 2015

In celebration of Women's History Month, "Claiming the Space" takes place March 13th-15th and 20th-22nd at the Actors Studio of Newburyport, Massachusetts.

My monologue AMARILIS, included in the series, is about an elderly Dominican woman remembering her Haitian husband's murder during the Parsley Massacre of the 1930s.

BROTHERLY LOVE to be read at DC Black Theatre Festival in June, 2015

My short drama BROTHERLY LOVE has been chosen for the DC Black Theatre Festival's New Words Reading Series in June 2015 in Washington, D.C. (This is a big festival, which they expect more than 25,000 people to attend.)

The play is based on the Harvard professor Gates and Sargeant Crowley racism debacle in Cambridge, Massachusetts in July 2009, where a Harvard professor was arrested for trying to enter his own home. BROTHERLY LOVE is about this African-American man and his wife, and a white brother and sister, coming to terms with their relationships and current events taking place in Massachusetts.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Monologue from THE BIG HAT to be produced in New Jersey in April

Monologue "Marnie" from THE BIG HAT will be produced by Lady Bits: Unsolicited Comments on Womanhood, to be sponsored by Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in April 2015.  Produced by Justice Hehir.   

SYNOPSIS: In a bar in Kansas City, Marnie talks about being known as "a slut."

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Two kids' monologues to be published by Applause Books

For One on One: Contemporary Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15, to be published Dec. 2015 by Smith & Kraus / Applause Books, two children's monologues: ALISON, and PUBLIC SPEAKING & THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN.