Recovering Misogynist

Recovering Misogynist Come see Recovering Misogynist compete for the Suitcase Prize at Pulse Festival! ticket link right here   Recovering Misogynist is the recipient of a Troop New Idea Fund grant from Cambridge Junction and is being developed with Hannah Jane Walker and Steffi Mueller with support from Park Theatre (London), Camden People's Theatre, The Pleasance and Arts Council…

Treason

Treason PLOT: Eight hundred years ago the most powerful people in England and Wales rose up united to tame a tyrant. The result - the Magna Carta - forced the King to promise . . . 'to no one will we sell, to no one deny or delay right or justice.' The plan to force the charter on King John…

Bill Clinton Hercules

Bill Clinton Hercules “…fascinating, revelatory and authentic . . . "  Ann Cox, Stage Review Plot: A monologue. In the middle of a TED talk about a Seamus Heaney play, the 42nd President is overcome with the errors of neoliberalism. Running time:  85 min, no interval Production History: Theater Passe Muraille, Toronto, 2016 Park Theatre,…

Kerching

Kerching “captured the rhythm and vernacular of courtroom proceedings with a rich authenticity…” Adam Narat, Royal Court Theatre Plot: Before the collapse of the sub-prime loan market, camera phones and Black Lives Matter, it was 1997, and no one had ever heard of the sub-prime real estate market or a thing called predatory lending. Earl…

Three Day Play 2018

Open Call - August 27-29th Anyone want to make up a play with a bunch of other kids and put it on in a back yard this summer? We are looking for kids who want to create characters, conflicts, worlds and moments of clarity in this year's Three Day Play. We’re thrilled to have Sochel…

This is Water

This Is Water “..There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says “Morning, boys. How’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them looks over at the other…

Damnation of John Smith

Damnation of John SmithPlot: Kurt Cobain, Frank Sinatra and Lizzie Borden explain to a dead lawyer why he failed at life. Running time: 20min Written with August Matteis, Jr. Characters: KURT COBAIN.  Dead musician, now a caseworker at the center. FRANK SINATRA. Dead musician, also a caseworker. LIZZIE BORDEN. Dead murderer, Kurt and Frank’s supervisor…

Wedding at Cana

Wedding at Cana Plot: A gay Christian man tries to convince his strict Evangelical mother to attend his wedding, assisted by  his sister who thinks all religion is stupid and dangerous. Runtime: 60 minutes Setting: Present day suburban Chicago, a house and outside a church Characters: MOTHER. Raised by missionaries SON. Engaged to Jonathan DAUGHTER. Older than her brother.…

Mother Daughter Holy Spirit

Image by BeŻet, Wikimedia Commons Mother Daughter Holy Spirit Plot: The most devout Evangelicals in a small town have the wildest daughter. Footloose, but darker:  Ms. Pac-Man, pot brownies and demonic possession. Running time: 90 min. Setting:  The 1980’s. Western New York State. Characters: REBEKAH SHIPMAN. 15 and lively. BOP SHERRELL. Rebekah’s best friend. Timid…

Out of Left Field

Image by Hank Mitchell [email protected], licenced under Creative Commons Out of Left Field Audience Choice Award, Washington Theater Festival Ten Minute Play Competition With Tracy Ballard and John Gorman Sometimes only vomit can tell you the truth about love. Setting: Oriole Park at Camden Yard – a baseball stadium near Baltimore. 2001. Characters: KATE. A…