the tragic ecstasy of girlhood
Full length | 5W
A new poetic drama centered on the lives of five teenage girls who live in a group home. After the sudden death of a housemate, the girls try to combat their grief and their guilt. An urgent play about girlhood that demands our attention be on the youth of America who are left to raise themselves in the shadow of the system.
West Coast PREMIERE | DecembeR 2018*
Workshop PREMIERE | Boston Playwrights' Theatre | Boston | OCTober 2018
Runner-Up | Womenworks | Tulsa University | 2018
Full Length | 2M, 3W
For years the Echo family has been avoiding painful memories by traveling America in an old RV selling soap. When they stop in a small Texas town believed to harness great magic, Bridgette strikes up a romance with a young dreamer who causes her to question her responsibilities to her family and to herself. A new coming of age tale about love, sacrifice, and letting go even when it hurts.
Full length 3W, 2M
Jean needs money to go to college and in order to secure herself a first place win at the State Journalism competition, a.k.a. full ride to the university of her dreams, she joins her high school’s Early Morning Bible Study to investigate the group’s protest against the newly implemented safe sex education models.
the book of deb
Full length 3W, 2M
Deb’s just your normal, foul-mouthed, single mama from Texas and a modern day prophetess chosen by God to fix a nasty sink hole problem—oh and save all of humanity from the freaking apocalypse that’s nearin it’s ugly mug ‘round the corner.
Workshop Reading | Boston Playwrights’ Theatre | Spring 2018
with my eyes shut
One Act Play | 2W, 1M
In this neurodivergent love story, Naomi, a dance prodigy with an affinity for blue, feels in colors and refuses to wear a clown nose. Cole, a percussion virtuoso, can recite a complete history of the xylophone but won’t meet your eyes. Measured against scales of social competence, they'll push the boundaries of compliance to find connection in an isolating world and shatter the complacency of the disembodied voices running the show.