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


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


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


Written for a competition in San Pedro, California.

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

Saturday, February 2, 2019

New play about marijuana - ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE, SWEET JESUS

For a competition with the theme of smoking pot, I wrote a new short play titled ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE, SWEET JESUS.

Synopsis:  While listening to music and smoking a joint, two roommates engage in very random dialogue.

Two new monologues on theme of "embarrassment"

For a theatre in Arizona, I wrote two new comic monologues on the theme of "embarrassment."

DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL - Carrie tells her best friend about being caught by her father in the act of "doing it" with her boyfriend.

THE GREAT COMMUNICATOR - Tonya tells a co-worker about an email mistake.

Monday, January 14, 2019

New short play - PARANOID ON POT

Written for a Brooklyn, NY theatre that wants plays on cannabis.

SYNOPSIS: While smoking marijuana, three roommates ramble on about their philosophies on life, origami, and paranoia.