Plays & Screenplays

Published Plays:

Dramatists Play Service -
BETTY THE YETI 
DIMLY PERCEIVED THREATS TO THE SYSTEM 
SOUTHERN CROSS 
T BONE N WEASEL

Broadway Play Publishing -
SUGGESTIBILITY 
WISHING WELL
YOUNG ROBIN HOOD

Plays For Young Audiences  -

BUNNICULA

Samuel French -
FOUR OUR FATHERS

Complete List of Plays and Screenplays

Stage Plays: (Alphabetical, indicating productions and/or workshops)
BETTY THE YETI - Co-premieres at Humana Festival and A Contemporary Theatre, both directed by Jeff Steitzer; Stamford Theatre Works; Contemporary American Theatre Festival; others.
BLUEGRASS (One-Act) - Premiere at Minnesota One-Act Festival.
BUNNICULA (Adaptation, Music by Chris Jeffries) - Premiere at Seattle Children’s Theatre, directed by Rita Giomi; South Coast Rep; Arden Theatre; others.  Developed at New Visions/New Voices at the Kennedy Center.
BUTCHERTOWN - Performance at Busboys and Poets, Washington, DC
CHANCE AND NECESSITY - Performance at Theatre J, Washington, DC, in the Locally Grown Festival.  Developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Victory Theatre and Theatre J.  Winner of an Alfred P. Sloan Developmental Grant.
CHANGING THE LOCKS and THE CENTRE CANNOT HOLD - contributions to 1st DC One Minute Play Festival, Roundhouse Theater, Bethesda, MD                                        
DIMLY PERCEIVED THREATS TO THE SYSTEM - Premiere at Illusion Theatre, directed by Kent Stephens; Professional Premiere at Arena Stage, directed by Doug Wager; South Coast Rep; Peoples Light and Theatre Company; others.  Finalist for American Theatre Critics' Association Award.  Developed at New York Stage and Film.
EARLY STAGES - reading at Primary Stages.
EDGAR - developed at American Repertory Theatre.
THE EINSTEIN PROJECT (co-authored with Paul D’Andrea) - Premiere at Illusion Theatre, directed by David Feldshuh; Berkshire Theatre Festival, Walker Art Center, others.  Developed at Sundance Theatre Festival, Eureka Theatre, City Theatre.
FAULT LINE - Premiere at Fort Lee Theatre.  Developed at PlayLabs, Capital Rep.
FOUR OUR FATHERS - Premiere at A Contemporary Theatre, directed by Jeff Steitzer.  Developed at New York Stage & Film, PlayLabs.
THE HARDY BOYS IN THE MYSTERY OF THE HAUNTED HOUSE - Premiere at Seattle Children’s Theatre, directed by Jeff Steitzer; First Stage; Arvada Center; others.
THE HARDY BOYS IN THE SECRET OF SKULLBONE ISLAND -Premiere at Seattle Children’s Theatre, directed by Jeff Steitzer; Arkansas Children’s Theatre, others.
LIFE CLASS: THE LAST LESSON OF THOMAS EAKINS (One-Act) - Art Institute Of Chicago, Philadelphia Museum of Fine Art.
LOSING IT - Premiere at Wisdom Bridge Theatre, directed by Robert Falls; Alley Theatre, others.  Winner of a CBS/Dramatists Guild Award.  Developed at PlayLabs, directed by Dan Sullivan.
OCTOPUS - Premiere at Contemporary American Theatre Festival, directed by Ed Herendeen.
OFF RAMP and REALTY - contributions to 2nd DC One Minute Play Festival, Roundhouse Theater, Bethesda, MD
PEORIA - Premiere at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, directed by Rick Fiori; developed in Fresh Ink at Illusion Theatre, directed by the author.
PRIVATE PLACES - Premiere at Brass Tacks Theatre.
THE RED AND THE BLACK (Adaptation of the Stendhal novel) -Premiere at A Contemporary Theatre, directed by Jeff Steitzer. 
RED LIGHT (Adaptation of book by James Ridgeway) - Developed at American Repertory Theatre.
RESOLVING HEDDA - Victory Theatre, Los Angeles.
SILENT NIGHT (One-Act) - Premiere at Minnesota One-Act Festival.
SOMETHING TO DO WITH BOLIVIA (10-Minute Play, in anthology play BACK STORY) - Premiere at Humana Festival, Berkshire Theatre Festival, others.
SOUTHERN CROSS - Premiere at Illusion Theatre, directed by David Ira Goldstein; Professional Premiere at Alliance Theatre, directed by Robert Farley; others.  Winner of an NEA grant.
SUGGESTIBILITY - Premiere at Victory Theatre, directed by Maria Gobetti.
T BONE N WEASEL - Co-premiere at Quicksilver Stage and Humana Festival, both directed by Steven Dietz; Alliance Theatre, directed by Kenny Leon; Victory Gardens; Center Stage; Alley Theatre, others.  Winner of HBO New Plays Award, Midwest Authors' Award.  Developed at PlayLabs.
TOY SOLDIERS - developed at Kennedy Center, directed by Serge Seiden.
WISHING WELL - Premiere at Victory Theatre, directed by Maria Gobetti; B Street Theatre.
YOUNG ROBIN HOOD - Premiere at Roundhouse Theatre, directed by Derek Goldman.

Screenplays:

T BONE N WEASEL (Adapted from the Play) - TNT Film, directed by Lewis Teague, starring Gregory Hines, Christopher Lloyd, Ned Beatty, Rip Torn.

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