My Plays

 
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Sometimes fate lives right next door.

 

Rita's desperate need for attention has driven away everyone she's ever known. Ben never got close enough to anyone to scare them off in the first place. In fact, he hasn't left his apartment in ten years. But when a teenage girl shows up on Rita's doorstep claiming to be her psychic granddaughter, Rita & Ben's worlds collide and they are faced with a choice. Continue to live in fear or take a chance on love?

 

"...a funny and touching comedy about emotional illness and breaking down the walls — literally and figuratively — that prevent people from making intimate connections.​"

 

Full-length, romantic comedy - 2 w/2 m

Ben & Rita

 
You can read samples of my
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Frustrated with her worthless husband, Beth approaches her best friend (AND president of the CSI Fan Club!) to help find a way to eliminate him before he pushes her over the edge. While the men sit in the living room watching the World Cup finals, the women create their masterplan over tea in the kitchen.

 

"You can call anybody and get a run of the mill hit on your husband, or you can work with me and create something brilliant!"

-Shelly

One-Act, dark-comedy, 2 w/2 m                                                                      Winner - Best Orginial Script  - F.E.A.T.S., Netherlands, 2007

 
You can read samples of my
plays on the New Play Exchange

STRUT!

It's time for the annual Women's Shelter fashion show fundraiser, but Adam has thrown things off track by convincing the board to have men model the women's clothing this year. Still upset by his trick, Chris is determined to make him pay. Little does she know that Adam has been taking runway lessons from top model, Andrej Pejic, and that, by the end of rehearsal, he'll be teaching her how to walk like a real woman. 


Ten-minute, 1 w / 1 m

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The New Wife

Sometimes marriage and motherhood last a lifetime. Sometimes it lasts until two weeks notice is up and the replacement is fully trained. 


Ten-minute, Dark Comedy, 2 w / 1 m

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Full Circle

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Sometimes it takes a few rounds to know where you begin.  

As Harrison and Sydney begin their freshman year at Central High School, Harrison is convinced he has to change his identity to belong, but Sydney knows better.


Ten-minute, YA Comedy, 2 w / 1 m

 
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By Wendy-Marie Martin & Jason Miller

 

Luis loves being the star player on his baseball team, but he hates doing his homework. On a science field trip to Nojoqui Falls, Luis is quick to stray from the path and his survival skills are put to the test. Thanks to some wise Chumash tree spirits he realizes the dangers of ignorance and importance of knowledge. 


One-Act, YA Musical, 2 w / 2 m

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MARIA honors the life of Maria Solares, one of the last fluent speakers of Samala, and celebrates the Chumash culture through theatre, song, dance and storytelling.

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This play was commissioned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indian and is not available for licensing.

 

"Always do what you are afraid to do."

It's Halloween night and Sophie & Tessa have been left behind at a Halloween party by their

TP-happy boyfriends, giving Sophie the opportunity she's been waiting for since she first saw Tessa.

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This play was commissioned by Tesseract Theatre Company in St. Louis.