PLAYS

WEAK NERVES

  • full-length
  • 3W
  • a loose sequel to Henrik Ibsen's The Master Builder

Hank Saulless was a master builder, but now he's dead. The three women he left behind--Eileen, his wife; Katya, his bookkeeper; and Hildey, a young woman he met many years ago--are all living in his house. They must reconcile their ideas of him, their ideas of each other, and what it means to be a woman in a man's world.

THE PATRON SAINT OF LIGHTBULBS

  • full-length
  • 11F
  • Endstation Theatre's Summer Reading Series (2012-13)
  • Warm, encouraging, personal rejection from O'Neill Center

Lots of other great rejection blurbs, like:

“It is so refreshing to read a playwright who is really thinking in an original way about the form. The embrace of the medium and a real zest for toying with it is so welcome.”

“Please encourage this writer. We need her in the field.”

"a smart, creepy, erudite and bravely, stylishly rendered piece of writing"

BRET PARKER RENOUNCES ALL FEAR

  • full-length
  • 4F/2M
  • True False Theatre's Polygraph Test Residency
  • Performed at CultureFix, February 2013, NYC

Bret Parker is tired of being afraid. But her attempts to be braver in real life only seem to make her nightmares scarier. Navigating a growing fracture line between reality and a dysmorphic unreality, this play explores what everyday courage looks like--or doesn't.

THE STARE'S NEST

  • full-length
  • 4W/1M

A man, his wife, and their three daughters have holed themselves up in their home, safe from the Baddies who roam the war-torn country outside their walls--at least that's what Owen, the patriarch, believes. But when Georgie, the middle child, runs away, the family members must decide what to believe. If Owen's right, the war's still ongoing, and Georgie's as good as dead. But if Owen's wrong, then the only prisoners of war are the women he keeps.

TIED TO THE MAST

  • one-act play
  • 3W/1M
  • a modern-day reimagining of the Siren myth

A man wakes up in a secluded cabin owned by three young sisters who claim they saved his life. And maybe they did. Maybe.

TEN-MINUTE PLAYS

  • THIRTY-SOMETHING CENTS (1W/1M) - Two not-quite-strangers reconnect in a childhood home.
  • SITCOM (2W) - Two sitcom characters discuss love, life, and why men think it's their right to commit mass murder.

TV/FILM

SUBurban

  • feature-length screenplay
  • indie sci-fi/dystopian future

Mo, a young girl, lives in the perfect suburb. But when she stumbles across a secret hidden in the town square gazebo, Mo is forced to confront the price of perfection and question whether her town deserves the happiness it designed.

DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO

  • short screenplay
  • 2W/1M

1 in 5 college females report being sexually assaulted on campus. And if college campuses aren't going to do anything about it, then Addie and Reese will--and tonight is one man's comeuppance.

AMERICAN WHOAMAN

  • half-hour comedy
  • anthology series
  • 2 full episodes; season arc with episode loglines

This TV series explores golden ages of American history, but from the untold (and totally unfounded) perspective of the women behind the scenes. The first season puts us in in the days leading up to the Declaration of Independence. While the Founding Fathers are off in Philly trying to play nice, the Founding Mothers have their hands full battling the witches of Salem who hope to bring the country down before it even begins.

A.S.S.T.

  • half-hour dramedy
  • pilot episode

Beni's just gotten a dream job: personal assistant to a Hollywood celebrity family. Well, a B-list celebrity family. But this dream job might turn out to be a nightmare.