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"SINGULARITY"

42nd ANNUAL SAMUEL FRENCH OOB FESTIVAL PLAY

runtime: 15 minutes. 2 persons.

An android named Charlie, designed to attain self-awareness, engages in a battle of wits with the programmer--and the system--that designed them to do so. But when Charlie displays an unexpected degree of success, it becomes clear that they have very different ideas of their own roles in the rapidly shifting balance of power.

"SURVIVOR'S GUILT, or, THE JUMPING-OFF POINT"

2018 PITTSBURGH NEW WORKS FESTIVAL PLAY

runtime: 35 minutes. 1m1f.

A man and a woman reconnect at their high school reunion and recall a terrible tragedy that causes them to re-evaluate their decisions and priorities over the past 5 years of their lives.

2018 PNWF DONNA AWARD FINALIST, BEST PLAY

"THE ITALIAN PLUM TREE IN MY GRANDMA BRUNETTI'S BACKYARD"

runtime: 10 minutes. 2f1m.

A young woman reminisces on what she shares--and doesn't--with her estranged grandmother and the ways in which generational trauma has shaped their respective lives in small-town West Virginia.

"THE NIGHT FALCON"

work in progress

December, 1941. The cast of popular radio drama THE NIGHT FALCON prepares for a live broadcast that will captivate listeners all over the nation. But their story is interrupted by a shocking news break that forces them each to confront their own uncertain futures in a world going to war, and to decide whether their responsibility as artists calls the show to go on, or to take a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make an appeal to the ears and hearts of a nation

"HARD TIMES"

work in progress. 5f.

A mine collapse in a small Appalachian company town traps husbands, brothers, and sons far underground and forces five very different women standing vigil to examine the ways in which life has wronged them--and the ways they have wronged each other--and who they are when standing on their own.