THE VIKING SUICIDES

COMEDIC DRAMA (Full-length, 90 minutes)

A Viking-themed teenage group suicide attempt sparks off a series of events leading to the formation of a women’s refuge society with dubious goals. Society observes and reacts, not always intelligently, and a well-meaning yet eminently clueless father must find a way to get back to his now-famous daughter by whatever means possible--including surviving the reality game show from Hell.

 

Full length, 2-act. Various locations. Black box set.

Casting: 3 female-identifying, 1 male.   Chorus: 3-4 female-identifying.

THE FINAL WORD

POLITICAL DRAMA (Full-length, 90 minutes)

Lizzie Featherstone, in the interests of education and social awareness, publishes an essay from a distinguished alumna. Political forces immediately try to discredit her, but she will not back down. The issue becomes a legal battle that serves as an allegory for the record of SCOTUS free speech cases in the 20th century.Chances are, you may not know nearly enough about free speech in America.

 

Full length. Various locations. Black box set.

Casting: 5 female, 7 male. Note: some characters' gender may change for casting purposes. Consult playwright.

 

FAULT LINES

COMEDIC DRAMA (Full-length, 90 minutes)

Three sisters, one husband, one dead mother, and The Past, which refuses to stay there. Between cooking, secrets, misunderstandings, and years of sibling dynamics, is it possible to reach not just a detente, but an understanding?

 

Full length. 2 Acts, 1 Location. Some mild adult content.

Casting: Female, 50; Female, 43; Female, 40; Male, 40-50.

 

OATMEAL AND A CIGARETTE

DRAMA (One act, 65 minutes)

CRITICS' PICK: ‘08 Cincinnati Fringe

Three-year-old Billy stays home all day, gets his diapers changed, sleeps in a crib, his mommy cooks his dinner every night, tells him nursery rhymes, and he gets to look out the window and color in his books all he wants. Except...Billy is actually thirty years old; he’s never been out of the apartment. His “mommy” is actually his older brother. The babysitter is a grad student. Her thesis topic is Billy. But she hasn’t mentioned that fact yet.

PUBLISHED BY BROADWAY PLAY PUBLISHING

One Act, one location/set. Adult Content.
Casting: Male, 30; Female, 20s; Male, mid-30s-early 40s
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The Conveyor review

 

KYNGES GAMES

HISTORICAL COMEDIC DRAMA (Two acts, 130 minutes)
Think you know the story of Richard III? This is a revisionist look at one of England's most notorious kings, packed with comedy, gambling ghosts, an overworked executioner, and sportscasted battles! Remaining as close to the historical facts as possible, Kynges Games chronicles the major events in Richard's life and offers a theory regarding one of England's major mysteries.

 

Casting: 25 roles. Please see script for breakdown.

GHOSTS

MYSTERY DRAMA (Two acts, 130 minutes)
WINNER - MILDRED AND ALBERT PANOWSKI AWARD 2001
Documentary filmmaker Marcus "Bobno" Bobnowski and his assistant Maddie journey to New Orleans to film the right-to-die case of a woman who's been comatose for twenty years following a tragic incident. Mysteries and revelations begin to surface, and between the ghosts that haunt the hotel and the secrets others have to hide, a lot more than the film is at stake.

 

Full length. 2 Acts, 4 Locations.

Casting: Male, 25-35; Female, 25-35; Male, 45-60; Male, 55-70; Female, 55-70; Female, 45-55; Male, 25-50 (+2 bit parts)

Plays - Full length

HEADSTRONG

COMEDIC DRAMA (Two acts, 90 minutes)
Unpublished writer Norman Miller puts his energy—all of it—into his writing; he specializes in classic prose laced with erotica. His wife Mixie, desperate for a real life, cons her lover Ted into doing away with Norman. Nothing goes the way they planned, and the surprise entrance of a fourth character raises the stakes to where it's either prosperity or prison!

Full length. 2 Acts, 1 Location. Adult content.
Casting: Male, mid-late 40s; Female, Early 40s; Male, same age as female; 4th character 20s-60s, male or female; determined by casting.

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