Dramatic Monologues

Dramatic Monologues

FAR NORTH (15 minutes/dramedy)
1 w

At a cocktail party, urbane Phyllis speaks into a cell phone camera as she gives advice to a newborn on living a civilized life.  But, as the party progresses, her proper veneer begins to crack, revealing a secret long ago buried in the Far North.

Selected production history /honors:

  • Staged Reading, Fly Center New Works Festival, Fly Arts Center, Shelbyville, TN. August 2017
  • Production, Berrie Center New Play Festival at Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ.  April-May 2014
  • Production, Old Library Theatre, Fair Lawn, NJ. February 2013. 
    • Nominated for the 2013 Perry Award for Best Production of an Original Play by the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters. 
  • Winner/Production, Warner International Playwrights Festival, Torrington, CT. July 2012
  • Production, Gallery Players Black Box New Play Festival,  Brooklyn, NY. June 2012

 

  THE BIG BAD WOLF ,  Last Frontier Theatre Conference, AK (Marguerite Louise Scott)

THE BIG BAD WOLF, Last Frontier Theatre Conference, AK (Marguerite Louise Scott)

THE BIG BAD WOLF (1 minute/ comedy)
1 w

Roxanne tells her granddaughter a bedtime story colored by the current political moment. 

FIGURE OUT HOW TO LIVE (3 minutes/comedy)
1 w 

A new mother tries to convince her baby that she's even got a clue about how to take care of her.

  • Shortlisted, Gateways, Redgates Theatre, London, UK. April 2018.
  • Selected for Production: Forked Theatre Motherlogues, London, UK. March 2017


JOY (5 minutes/drama)
1 w
A wife in a bad marriage fights to remember her greatest moment of joy, even if that moment involves tugging on internal organs and flopping like a fish.

  • Selected for Production: Forked Theatre Motherlogues, London, UK. March 2017