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2019 Semi-Finalist Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference

2018 Reading with Local Lab in Boulder, Co., directed by Pesha Rudnick

2018 Semi-Finalist Detroit New Works Festival

2017 Workshop presentation with Exquisite Corpse Company @ Dixon Place, NYC, directed by Jenna Worsham

4W 2M

When a killer speech goes horribly awry, Darlene and her team must do all they can to fish her congressional campaign out of the toilet.  Clockwork is a comedy about losing, loss, and how to endure a real shit storm.

CLOCKWORK

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2018 Workshop Production as part of LPAC Rough Draft Festival, directed by Lauren Zeftel

2017 Workshop Production as part of Exquisite Corpse Company's Corpse Revival Series on Governor's Island, directed by Lauren Zeftel

2017 Developmental Workshop through a Drama League Rough Draft Residency with Lauren Zeftel

2016 Development with Exquisite Corpse Company Writer's Lab; Drinks & Drama Staged Reading Workshop by Lauren Zeftel

2W 2M

Relationships are hard. Mouse infestations are even harder. 

And as the body count rises, Claire and Hugh struggle to ignore the secrets between them.

ON LOSS AND MICE AND MONSTERS AND LOVE

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2016  Production with The Party Line, directed by Kelly Kerwin

2014  Production at the Yale Cabaret, directed by Kelly Kerwin

6 + performers

Dive into the sensationalism surrounding the life and death of a fabulous drag queen. Join us at the Pink Pimpernel for the limelight, the scandal, and all the grit behind the glam.

Co-Authored with Helen Jaksch & Kelly Kerwin.

WE KNOW EDIE LA MINX HAD A GUN

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2016 Workshop Production at Ars Nova ANT Fest, directed by Kelly Kerwin with The Party Line

2 - 12 performers

In this dance-workout-meets-existential-play, we take an exclusive immersive and surreal look at the peppy motivator who helped humanity lose 12 million pounds and then abandoned them.

COME BACK RICHARD SIMMONS

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2016 World Premiere First Floor Theater, Chicago, directed by Jesse Roth

2015 Yale School of Drama, directed by Sara Holdren

2W 3M

Qiana and Peter take a romantic weekend getaway to New Hampshire only to find that a deer has crashed through the window and died. Deer and the Lovers is a comedy about being lost in love, lost in the woods, and searching for one's purpose when life veers off track.

DEER AND THE LOVERS

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2016 Workshop Production with Williamstown Theater Festival Professional Training Company, directed by Jenna Worsham

2015 Reading  Rattlestick PlaywrightsTheater F#CK!NG GOOD PL@YS FESTIVAL, directed by Jenna Worsham

2015 Semi-Finalist Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference

2W 3M

Richard tries to make meaning out of his reoccurring dream, but he can’t quite crack it. Desperate to uncover this mystery, Richard seeks out just about anyone for answers, starting with his ex-girlfriend. This comedy examines the experience of getting stuck, moving on, and how hard it can be to just leave the bar.

HAVE YOU BEEN THERE?

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2015 Reading with The Playwrights Center (apprenticeship program)

2015 Reading Great Plains Theater Conference, directed by Mia Morris

2014 Workshop Production with Yale School of Drama, directed by Andrej Viski

2W 1M

Gwen, David, and Denise don't know what they need. When a Bible mysteriously appears in Gwen’s apartment, they awkwardly struggle with what it means and what to do with it - all the while asking: "why is this so weird?" A comedy about recovery.

I'M SORRY I BROUGHT UP GOD

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