Available for production:
(A full length comic nightmare)
While traveling through Eastern Europe, A Jewish-American and her adolescent daughter are caught in the twisted web of passion between Baba Yaga, the cannibal ogress of Prague and a dying Franz Kafka.
Minimal set and lighting requirements, stylistically combining Magical Realism with Grand Guignol, the title character may be played by either male, female, cross gender, or life size puppet.
Staged concert readings given at the Yale Connection and The Black Dahlia with Rae Allen, Pam Gordon and Spenser Beglarian at various venues in the title roles. Directed by Ellen Sandler and Asaad Kelada respectively.
6 characters: 4 female, 1 male, 1 cross gender.
WILL YOU STILL FEED ME?
(A tragic comedy in two acts)
At her father's deathbed in a callous Fort Lauderdale hospital, and in light of her own failing marriage, Rhonda S. is forced to question the true value of her parents 60 year commitment.
Staged readings given at the ITA Theater, and Yale Connection. Role of Minnie Fimmelman played by Helen Slayton Hughes. Simple set, minimal requirements.
6 characters 5 female, 1 male (2 lead characters 65+)
(A Ten Minute play)
Based on Anton Chekhov's short story, "A Man and his Horse".
A woman is unable to share her grief over her only son's death in Iraq, until she participates in a round robin at a Zydeco dance camp.
Produced as part of the Mercy Plays Series at the Center Stage in NYC.
1 character, minimal set.
VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF BETH
(A play in one act)
Larry Merkin, a hack television director, showers mental and verbal abuse on his older wife, a former great star of the English stage, resulting in her huge weight gain and revelatory mental breakdown. A tragic comedy.
Produced at the Ivy Substation by the Yale Connection and directed by Marc Travis with Alan Rosenberg (President of SAG) as Larry.
3 characters: 2 women, 1 man
(Ten minute play)
An old hippie visits her daughter in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica and is transformed by the experience.
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Produced at Center Stage in NYC and published in International Conference of Woman Playwrights' ( ICWP) mother/daughter anthology.
1 character ( woman 40+)