Since early 2003, you’ve been hearing me talk about my project adapting the Italian fairy tale collection, Giambattista Basile’s The Tale of Tales aka the Pentamerone, into a whole bunch of plays. There are six tales plays from this project finished so (of what I think will eventually be twelve tales total), this fall, I wrote material that...Read More
Especially this time of year with schools and community theatres setting up their seasons, planning for the school year ahead or looking for competition friendly pieces, I get a lot of emails from groups who need a recommendation for which play of mine best fits their needs when it comes to casting, length and content. While I’m always happy to help,...Read More
In all the moving / having a baby madness of the last year, I finished a play but forgot to actually tell anyone about it for almost an entire year! (Like, seriously 11 months almost to the day as I finished it on August 29th, 2016.) This play is The Myrtle, the fairy tale adaptation that actually started this whole gigantic Tale of Tales project in the...Read More
The best scary stories are the ones that are at least partly true… (This isn’t one of those stories.) Coming Spring 2017 I’ve got a brand new short comedy to share with you this spring in a super spooky collection from one of your favorite play publishers. Wacky and weird, it’s a fast paced adventure with the obscure horrors...Read More
It’s the holiday season, which means many people unwrapped a brand new eReader in the last few days. If one of those gifts was an Amazon Kindle, Fire or a new phone or tablet compatible with the free Kindle App (which is just about all of them), this is your guide to all the eBooks I have available on Amazon and how to read mostly all of them for...Read More
Vampire Santa Claus has risen from the grave and will be terrorizing audiences around the globe this December!
Polar Twilight, that little comedy of mine where Santa Claus is a vampire that sounds like it’s going to be all scary and blasphemous but is actually totally cute and heartwarming, (I swear! Even my Catholic school teacher mom came around to it!), is enjoying a resurgence this holiday season. The show is playing this December in Florida and Alabama...Read More