PLAYS

THE GETT: OR HOW A WOMAN MADE HERSELF

2F, 2M

 

The Gett is a tale of the dirty and the divine, drawing on everything from the Torah to bad sex. It’s about the tacky menorah in your lobby behind the Christmas tree and the lover whose phone number you can’t forget and that voicemail from your mother you haven't listened to yet. Punctuated by magic and ritual, this play is a comedy of restoration as the poet, Ida, searches for her own protagonism.

CBE & Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Commission, Development with PlayPerView (feat. Tovah Feldshuh) & Colorado New Play Festival 

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ROUND TABLE

2F, 3M

Zach is a medieval scholar and devotee of LARP (Live Action Role Playing); Laura ghost-writes romance novels. They meet at the crossroads of the competing realities they create and live in. Round Table is about pretending to be what you already are.

Productions: 59E59, Fault Line Theatre, Tierra Del Sol

Times Square Chronicle's Best of 2019

THE MATRIARCHS

6F, 1 Voice

 

The Matriarchs are anything but. Six squabbling teenage girls at a Talmud lesson negotiate snacks and sex as they grow up and out of orthodoxy and meet the world with their questions. Loosely based on the underwritten women of the Torah and interviews with women wondering about fertility. 

Developed with the Civilians R&D group

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MOZART PLAY

4F, 2M

Everyone is dead. And in period costume. The three Weber sisters await the death of their youngest sister to begin their quest for Mozart. The women grapple with with their own personal hells until they find what they think they were looking for. Loosely adapted from The Magic Flute, this is an absurdist feminist treatment of traditional ideas of “genius."

Developed with Dal Cassetto Scripts,

Workshop & Reading with Martian Productions

THE OXFORD COMMA

2F, 2M

At a small private boys' school on the San Andrea Fault in California, the lines between friends and spouses — as well as teachers and students — start to blur, and everyone must decide what’s real and what isn’t. The Oxford Comma is a quantum play about love and other natural disasters.

 

Xavier University Commission, 

Reading & Workship dir. Michael Haney

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one woman shows 

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SCHEISS BOOK

1F

Pathetic paper airplanes. The Soviet Union. Sex education. Problematic uses of the word “classy.” Chocolate. Tampon complications. Juliet. Harry Potter. Doctors. SCHEISS BOOK is an award-winning one-woman show about very long German words you have never heard of that perfectly describe feelings you have had forever.

Productions: Theater Row, Dixon Place, Wild Project 

Backstage Magazine Audience Choice Award

Best One-Woman Show, International United Solo Theater Festival

QUEEN'S QUEST

1F

 

Romance. Roses. RPGs. Mother Russia. This is a quest through ancient video game pixels and contemporary princes... because nothing is as good as the fairy tale you tell yourself. 

Developed with Natasha Warner

Workshops with United Solo and 14STY LABA Tikkun

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