Category Archives: Playwright

SF Olympians 11: Folk Remix

I’ll soon be taking part in the 11th annual San Francisco Olympians Festival. San Francisco-based playwrights (and a few national playwrights) will be writing new works inspired by mythological figures. This year’s topic is folktales, and I’ll be penning a … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes: Almost Got Him!

Here are a few¬†rehearsal photos from Devonshire Playhouse’s production of my Sherlock Holmes: Almost Got Him! You can see more photos here. TICKETS

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Rehearsal Shots from The Skywalker Cycle

The Skywalker Cycle is opening soon. Check this out!

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Cast of Steampunk Christmas Carol

Announcing the Cast of 2016’s A Steampunk Christmas Carol: Juliana Brecher – The Ghost of Christmas Future Joshua Carroll – Scrooge Nathan Ducker – Young Scrooge Sarah Franzel – The Engineer Gilly Guire – X-2 Katy Jenkins – Barb Ratchet … Continue reading

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Upcoming Projects

HERE’S HOW I’M SPENDING THE FALL October: The Accidental Shakespeare Company presents a staged reading of Upton Sinclaire’s Hell, a darkly comic indictment of contemporary capitalism that is still sadly relevant today. I’ll be reading Mammon, the devil of greed. … Continue reading

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The Wayward Women at Poetry Talk

A scene from The Wayward Women will be featured on Peter Storey’s Poetry Talk, a monthly show discussing contemporary poetics. Stop by the Public House Theater September 13th at 8pm. Guests include Jacob Saenz, Robyn Shanae, and myself. Immediately following … Continue reading

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Butcher Boggle comes to Chicago

After ten long years, my sci-fi one-act Butcher Boggle is finally being produced; as part of Otherworld Theatre‘s 2nd annual PARAGON Play Festival. It, and 39 other plays, will be coming your way soon. Like many of my twenty-ish-minute one-acts, … Continue reading

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Bathory: Elizabeth, and the Courage of our Convictions

As we all learned in high¬†school (or earlier, if you’re lucky), a Tragedy is defined by its subject’s Fall, or reversal of fortune (or peripeteia, for the vocab buffs). The ancient Romans (and to be fair, Shakespeare himself) seemed to … Continue reading

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Bathory: Deception in a Face

A lot happens in Act 4, Scene 2 of Countess Bathory. The playwright (me) perhaps demands a bit much of the audience by introducing a new character in the second-to-last scene, but in Katalin we see the thesis of the … Continue reading

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Bathory: What tokens, Lord, what signs of her Affection

For the vast majority of Countess Bathory, servants are either treated with scorn or ignored altogether. This is especially true of Helena Jo, who receives absent-minded rebukes more than anything else from Elizabeth. In Act 4, Scene 2, Helena has … Continue reading

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