- Prince Trevor Amongst the Elephants: A Big Epic Naked Shakespearean Fairy Tale Play
Good King Kartoffelpuffen gives his kingdom to his oldest son Tater, and marries off his other children for peace and political gain. However, his youngest son, Prince Trevor, trades places with his manservant Grumbelino in order to escape this fate, and find his true love, Toby the stable boy. Pastiche Shakespearean style, with poetry, comedy, romance, and sword fighting.
Won three MITF Awards: Outstanding Playwriting for a New Play; Outstanding Overall Production of a New Comedy Play; and Outstanding Leading Actor (Carlos Rafael Fernandez).
Two-Act – unit set
- Eternity: Time without End
Eleven diverse people separately search for a rumored fountain of youth on a secluded beach. They find more than they expected. An exploration of topical issues of community, homosexuality, childhood, innocence, and sacrifice. A fascinating trip through the evolution of language.
Winner of Four 2005 Spotlight on Awards: Best Writing (Full Length), Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Featured Actor.
Two-Act – one beach scape set
8M: one 8-year-old, 20-30s
- Sleeping in Tomorrow
Berenice is dissatisfied with her life and seeks answers in mysticism. When she has out-of-body experiences at a cocktail party hosted by her husband’s gay brother and his lover, she takes the opportunity to explore several parallel universes, encountering all of her friends in wildly different worlds and circumstances.
Nominated for a 2004 Spotlight on Award for Best Writing (Long Form).
Two-Act – two sets
- Amazing Dædalus
Andrew the Minotaur, is not a monster, but rather an over-grown child. He lives in the labyrinth with Dædalus and his son, Icarus. They encounter Andrew’s Mother Pasiphæ, the dethroned Queen of Crete, and Dædalus’ scientific creation, Flutterby. It falls to Theseus, son of the King of Athens, the heroic and noble task of killing the Minotaur. A dark, humorous homage to ancient Greek mythology.
Two-Act – one set
3M: 18-50s (transgender casting encouraged)
3F: 18-50s (transgender casting encouraged)
- The Empress of Sex: An Erotic Romantic Comedy
A woman, spurned in love, finds a deserted island and sets herself up as The Empress Salacia, decreeing that there shall be no love allowed in her domain, only sex. She gathers some pansexual sybaritic acolytes, and all is frolicsome mindless fun until Salacia’s ex-lover, Agis, comes to the island in disguise as a woman, to attempt to win her back.
Won the Audience Favorite Award in the MTWorks 2011 NewBorn Festival of New Work. And was a semi-finalist in About Face Theatre’s 2010 XYZ Festival of New Work.
Four-Act, 90 minutes – one set
a non-speaking chorus is encouraged
- The Thyme of the Season
It’s Hallowe’en, three months after Midsummer: Titania and Oberon must pay their 7-yearly tithe to hell, and they need to find a human soul to sacrifice. Puck has been ensorcelled by a witch, which prevents him from sleeping, and there is a new autumn fairy, Pumpkinseed, who is in love with that merry wanderer of the night. Meanwhile, Helena is pregnant, Demetrius thinks she’s cheating, Lysander is exploring his feminine side, and Hermia is unsatisfied. Bottom has become a huge, famous, rich ass. Everyone goes into the forest, but will they all come back out? A new sequel to Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
Winner of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards: Outstanding Playwriting for an Adaptation, Revival, or Sequel; and Outstanding Costumes (Mark Richard Caswell).
Five-Act – 2 hours – one set
2N: any age
- The Starship Astrov
On the Starship Astrov, in the year 3047, a diplomatic mission brings a professor and his lovely, alien wife, as well as his faithful doctor on a flight where unspoken love and misunderstandings abound between the ship’s crew and the guests. Will the future change us, or will humanity remain the same at heart? A play written in the style of Anton Chekov.
Winner MITF Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Jennifer Gawlik.
- Suckers: A Vampire Play
When Romaine and Jeff meet the folks who run a late night coffee house, they never suspect that these fun and crazy folks are actually vampires. Rather than being devoured, Romaine’s cunning captures the imagination of Elvis, the gay leader of the group. Will they be the victims of the political schemes of the undead, or will Romaine become their Vampire Queen?
Five-Act – 2 hours – one set
- Ore, or Or
A zen exploration of the gap between truth and convenient fictions that employs the known facts about General Tomoyuki Yamashita and his legendary gold to illuminate the tangled love lives of four disaffected New Yorkers: Calvin Kanayama, a Japanese-American man with a passion for Star Trek; his girlfriend Debbie Goldberg, a Jewish woman who loves to taunt her family by dating the goyim; her roommate Sean O’Connell, a homo who’s trying not to date straight men anymore; and his “fag hag” Tara Eaton, a WASP model who sporadically studies astrology and Buddhism.
- The Wastes of Time
A love affair between a 20-year-old and a 30-year old man is complicated by the younger man’s overprotective mother, whose best friend died of AIDS in the 80s.
One-Act – 90 min.
3M: 20s & 30s