THE GETT: OR HOW A WOMAN MADE HERSELF
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
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
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
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
At a small private boys' school on the San Andreas 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 earthquakes.
Xavier University Commission,
Reading & Workship dir. Michael Haney
one woman shows
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. Blending stand up and Shakespeare, this play explores the Soviet experience and the coming of age of a neurotic Jewess.
Productions: Theater Row, Dixon Place, Wild Project
Backstage Magazine Audience Choice Award
Best One-Woman Show, International United Solo Theater Festival
Romance. Roses. RPGs. Mother Russia. This is a quest through ancient video game pixels and contemporary princes... because nothing is as true as the fairy tale you tell yourself.
Developed with Natasha Warner
Workshops with United Solo and 14STY LABA Tikkun