Saturday, April 7, 2018

New monologue - TIME FLIES

A monologue on grief.  An older woman reminisces to her rosebush-tending neighbor about her deceased mother on the anniversary of her mother's death.

"People say time flies, and it does.  Like a seagull speeding its way from the shore to the ocean."

New short comedy

A THIRD SEX

One-minute comedy written for a competition.  While drinking shots of vodka, two young women share their disenchantment with men and wonder about the possibility of a third sex.

Revision of comic monologue

THOUGHTS OVER A GLASS OF BEER

A monologue.  Eccentric Rupert entertains his new neighbor with thoughts on astrology, the sun, and the planets.

New comedy for elementary school kids

MRS. HURLBUT ON HEALTH & HYGIENE

Comedy.  Incompetent Mrs. Hurlbut tries to rein in her 11-year-old students while teaching them about the birds and the bees.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

LEADING LADY - A new monologue

Written for an opportunity for "Me Too" plays, a theme that has gotten lots of press...

A short monologue set in the present.  A young actress recalls being taken advantage of by her leading man in a play when she was in college.

Monday, January 15, 2018

New monologue - BAD MOTHER

Written for a Canadian competition...

In a small public park, young Jamie abandons her cat and then regrets it. 

New monologue - THE LONELY MONSTER

The monster known as Frankenstein bemoans his ugly fate as he takes a selfie with his cell phone.

New flash fiction - THE PRIVILEGE OF TRAVEL

A New York woman and an Englishman have a contretemps aboard a ship over her announcement that she's always been lucky to be thin.

New work of flash fiction - VALENTINE'S DAY

A short work of under 1000 words...

Impatient Sally and mostly silent Muggeridge have long-standing lunch dates on breaks from their dull jobs, but will Valentine's Day be their catalyst for a real romance?

Thursday, January 4, 2018

New 10-minute Celtic play - MILES FROM DUBLIN AND GALWAY

Just wrote this short play for a competition for Celtic-themed scripts...
SYNOPSIS:  A leprechaun and a young woman meet by accident and argue about prejudice.

Another new monologue - WITH DEEP REGRETS

SYNOPSIS: Rowena, daughter of a serial murderer, explains her life to a journalist.

New monologue - THOUGHTS OVER A GLASS OF BEER

Finished a new short monologue...
SYNOPSIS:  Rupert, something of an eccentric, entertains his neighbor with thoughts about the enormous force of the Sun.