- When Lilacs Last
Two young men confront their sexuality. Brendan, school athlete and sports champion is the son of an abusive alcoholic father. Jackie, an intellect, losses himself to the poetry of Walt Whitman, which is not lost to his father, a blue collar bridge worker who protect his family from the "commies, coloreds, queers and Jews" by keeping a gun.
Written in blank verse. Each scene is introduced by excepts from the poetry of Walt Whitman.
Two-Act and One-Act versions
4M: 2 fathers, 2 teen sons
4M and 4F: chorus