A young couple, fresh off the boat from England, seek fortune in the brand new & unsettled America. A multi-generational saga of the family behind a major international corporation.
Party at the Garden of Allah Summer 1934: Hollywood. A costume party is planned. No one shows up but an aging silent movie star & two young seamstresses. Tempers flare & one thing leads to another. A gun is fired; a body falls to a chaise. Who is responsible & how best to handle the situation? Blackmail seems like a good idea. And it almost works.
American Jihad - A Rashomon in Kansas
We are in Kansas. A clinic is bombed. A young girl is killed. The events are retold from three different points of view: The girl, her father, and a bi-sexual Christian Pop Rock performer. An orange jumpsuit clad man serves as our narrator of sorts.
Gloria Steinem & Lotte Lenya & Scout are Waiting
Three dogs are waiting in a shelter (NOT a no kill shelter), hoping to be adopted. The least likely one gets her wish.
Commissioned by the Union Women Actors' Coalition, this award-winning short play has been performed across the country.
Young Brit Orhan - half Turkish & half black - finds himself incarcerated as a terrorist for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. An exploration of the deep-rooted complications of being mixed race in a culture that defines everything as "us" against "them".
Produced as part of the 2012 ReOrient Festival at Golden Thread Productions.