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Jonathan Dorf

JONATHAN DORF

  (1971 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Jonathan Dorf has had his plays produced throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. He has been a finalist for the Actors Theatre of Louisville Heideman award, the Weinberger Playwright Residency, the Charlotte Repertory New Play Festival, and the Interact New Play Festival. His work has been seen at Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, ensemble Studio Theatre - La, Moving Arts, and the Pittsburgh New Works Festival, and he has had plays for young people commissioned by the Walnut Street Theatre and the Choate Rosemary Hall Summer Arts Conservatory, where he served as playwright-in-residence for three years. His plays include Ben, Bookends, Shining Sea, Milk and Cookies, Beef Junkies, Supermodels in Jeopardy, and Neverland,while such works as From Shakespeare With Love?, Now You See Me, Dear Chuck, War of the Buttons (freely adapted from the novel), and Day One (a musical) were created specifically for school-age actors and audiences. a number of his monologues are published in collections by Meriwether and Smith & Kraus, and his published plays make their homes at Playscripts, Inc., Brooklyn Publishers, eldridge Publishing, and Original Works. He is the author of the book Young Playwrights 101, a complete playwriting resource for young playwrights and those who teach them. Resident playwriting expert for Final Draft (for whose software he created the playwriting "ask the expert") and the Writers Store (author of Playwriting101.com and playwriting instructor at Writers University), Mr. Dorf has also served as Visiting associate Professor of Theatre in the graduate playwriting program at Hollins University, and as the United States cultural envoy to Barbados. He is the co-chair of the alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and a life member and former managing director of the Philadelphia Dramatists Center, as well as a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and a resident playwright for Wilmington, Delaware's City Theater Company. He holds a Ba in Dramatic Writing and Literature from Harvard University and an MFA in Playwriting from UCLa, and works with playwrights and screenwriters across the country as a script consultant. He has been a guest artist at the International thespian Festival, the Tennessee Arts academy, as well as at a number of state conferences, and is available for playwriting workshops and residencies at schools worldwide through his YoungPlaywrights101.com website.

Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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        4 A.M.         4 A.M. the Musical         A-Bomb Wedding         After Math         Beef Junkies         Ben         Bookends         Cooking Gene, The         Crash Positions         Day One         Dear Chuck         From Shakespeare With Love? (Fka Shakespeare In Love?)         F-Stop         Harry's Hotter At Twilight         Harry's Hotter At Twilight         High School (Non) Musical         Jesus At the Taco Stand         Just Add Zombies         Last Right Before the Void         Leapers         Locker Next 2 Mine, The         Menagerie         Milk And Cookies         Neverland         Newt Gingrich Visits A Residential Youth Facility Not Near Omaha         Now You See Me         Pepperoni Apocalypse         Play's End (Fka Foreplay)         Rumors Of Polar Bears         Run Like the Dickins         Shining Sea         Stealing Saxophones From Homeless People         Straight Eye For the Gay Guy         Sudden Death Debating League         Supermodels In Jeopardy         Ten Minutes         Thank You For Flushing My Head In the Toilet, And Other Rarely Used Expressions         This Magic Moment         Ticking (Fka Pot Play)         Tiny Tim Runs the Marathon         Twisting Carol         Vital Organs         War Of the Buttons         Wash, The         Whatever Happened To Godot?         White Pages, The         X Marks the Spot         Yard Wars         You're Next (Fka Replay)



4 A.M.

Synopsis:
What's it like to be awake when the rest of your world is asleep? Meet an early-morning jogger, a radio DJ whose show may have an audience of none, a modern Romeo and Juliet, the author of a most unusual letter, and many other teen characters as they search for connection in the magic hour. Through a series of connected scenes and monologues, join them on their journey as they discover whether the monster under the bed is real and collectively wonder. . .is there anybody out there?

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1st Produced:
Edwin Parr High School (Athabasca, Ab, Canada)    2009

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
30-35 min Dramedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  3 males, 3 females, 6 either (6-40 actors possible: 3-20 males, 3-20 females)

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4 A.M. the Musical

Synopsis:
What's it like to be awake when the rest of your world is asleep? Meet an early-morning jogger, a radio DJ whose show may have an audience of none, a modern Romeo and Juliet, the author of a most unusual letter, and many other teen characters as they search for connection in the magic hour. Through a series of connected scenes, songs and monologues, join them on their journey as they discover whether the monster under the bed is real and collectively wonder. . .is there anybody out there?

Notes:
Music And lyrics by Alison Wood; book by Jonathan Dorf. Based on the play by Jonathan Dorf

1st Produced:
Cambridge-Isanti High School, Cambridge, Mn    May 2011

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  4            Other:  extras

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A-Bomb Wedding

Synopsis:
Two twenty-something strangers, Will and Jennifer, wait in a convenience store for the missing clerk to return. Both have strapped themselves to nuclear weapons and have come to the convenience store to take hostages. each is in a panic to get married. the clerk never shows-nor do any other customers-and the two leave together, allegedly to search the all-night Diner across the street for potential hostages

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1st Produced:
The Haverford School, Haverford, Pennsylvania    1995

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Genre:
Ten-Minute Comedy Ten Min

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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After Math

Synopsis:
When a man and woman in suits take emmett away in the middle of math class, his classmates come up with their own explanations for his mysterious disappearance. He's off to his own private rock concert. He was kidnapped by aliens. He was an alien himself. He created a mural that offended the school. a victim of bullies, he engineered his own disappearance. . .and a multitude of other guesses. Slowly we begin to realize that no one really knew him. Who is emmett, and why is it that no one paid any attention to him until he was gone?

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1st Produced:
Edwin Parr High School (Athabasca, Alberta, Canada)    2005

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
30-35 min Dramedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  2 males, 3 females, 6 either (8-40 actors possible: 2-38 males, 2-38 females)

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Beef Junkies

Synopsis:
Cowgirl is addicted to beef. She and Cowboy, her boyfriend, lie in wait for the world's last cow, Betty the Bovine. When Shepherd, Betty's companion, arrives, Cowgirl tries to make him reveal her meal-in-waiting's location. Instead, he reveals that Betty is pregnant. Cowboy begins to have second thoughts, and he feels guilt over killing the last ostrich some time ago at a zoo. Seeing Cowboy's sudden reluctance, Cowgirl tries to blackmail him--if he doesn't help her, her people will kill the last salmon, which is Cowboy's favorite fish. Cowboy kills Cowgirl, telling her she was dying a slow death with him: "I would have killed you sooner or later. It's the way I am--I use people up." Shepherd, left with the homicidal Cowboy, has no choice but to help him look for the remains of Sal the Salmon so that a good fish doesn't go to waste.

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1st Produced:
Pittsburgh New Works Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania    1999

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1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2004   -

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Genre:
Dark Comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Ben

Synopsis:
Ben, a teen runaway living on the street in Harvard Square, believes that Holly, a local architect, is his mother. To get closer to her, he strikes up an acquaintance with Baxter, a gay man and the owner of the restaurant she frequents. He develops an awkward friendship with Baxter, who is estranged from his own son and lets Ben come around for food after the restaurant closes each day. Ben, irrationally convinced that getting Holly a gift is the key to getting "back" in her life, gets more and more desperate in his attempts to get what he needs to facilitate this reunion. But when it all ends in failure, will he recognize the surrogate Father he's found in Baxter?

Notes:
Ben received A workshop production At Harvard University. It was A third place finalist for the Weinberger Playwright Residency Competition, A semifinalist for PlayLabs And A finalist in the Charlotte Rep new play competition

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Genre:
Full-Length Drama. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Bookends

Synopsis:
a college student's absurdist nightmare about the break-up of his first sexual relationship. Eric, a college freshman, has been having an affair with Susan, his Shakespeare professor. He goes to the library to obtain Cliffs Notes for the paper for which she refuses to give him an extension. Jane, an ex-librarian, takes him hostage and threatens to blow up the library. as the Police Captain outside becomes increasingly and absurdly callous and eventually sets the library on fire with Eric and Jane inside, Eric must confront his own fears and self-doubt as he relives his affair with Susan and deals with the situation inside the library

Notes:
Winner, Green theatre (UK) New Playwrights Competition And honorable mention, Moving Arts Premiere One Act Competition And Pittsburgh New Works Festival

1st Produced:
Village Gate, New York, New York    1994

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Genre:
Dark Comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  1 either

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Cooking Gene, The

Synopsis:
When a high school home economics family budgeting assignment requires each student to choose a pretend husband or wife, a gay teen shakes things up by choosing his boyfriend to be his husband

Notes:
part of Short Stories 10

1st Produced:
Nativealiens Theatre Collective In New York, Ny    Jun 2009

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1st Published:
Contained in: "On the edge Challenging Short Plays For Teen Actors" published by YouthPlays   -

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Genre:
short play. - - Gay, one act

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Crash Positions

Synopsis:
George and Meredith are on an airplane that they think is in trouble. they have been warned to get in "crash positions" as a precaution. George tries to reassure Meredith, who expects the worst. the two strangers eventually bond and assume a new sort of position

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1st Produced:
City Theater Company    1997

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1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2004   -

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Genre:
Ten-Minute Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Day One

Synopsis:
Some people cannot wait to get out of High School. Others wish they could stay there forever. and if they all get their wish?

Notes:
Music by James Balmer And Mary Nelson; lyrics by Jonathan Dorf; book by Jonathan Dorf

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  5            Other:  8 either sex plus extras

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Dear Chuck

Synopsis:
Teenagers are typically caught in the middle--they're not quite adults, but they're definitely no longer children. Through a series of scenes and monologues, we meet an eclectic group of teen characters: a boy trying to retake the kiddie pool at the local swim club, teens meeting with various success in their shopping attempts, the friends of a boy who has committed suicide, a girl trying to keep up with her wealthy private school friends and another dealing with a skinhead classmate. What they all have in common is the search for their "Chuck," that elusive moment of knowing who you are.

Notes:
Written specifically for teen Actors And developed At the Choate Rosemary Hall Summer Arts Conservatory

1st Produced:
Lambton Kent Composite School, Dresden, Ontario    2003

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1st Published:
Eldridge Publishing, 2003   -

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Genre:
Play One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  Flexible ensemble cast of 10-30 .

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From Shakespeare With Love? (Fka Shakespeare In Love?)

Synopsis:
Four of the Bard's characters wait for an overdue flight to London. When Romeo reveals that he plans to revenge himself upon Shakespeare, who he blames for ruining his life, by killing him in a duel. the others-Titania, Viola and antipholus-try to save Shakespeare by convincing Romeo that Shakespeare "does indeed love love." To do so, they recall scenes (excerpts from the actual Shakespearean plays) that show Shakespeare's playful side. Titania, for example, falls in love with Bottom (who wears the donkey head) after Oberon, her estranged husband, enchants her. antipholus shows Romeo the confusion that occurs when he is mistaken for his twin brother-by his brother's wife. Viola dressed as a man, must carry a Duke's message of love to another woman-even though Viola has fallen in love with the Duke herself. at the very last moment, they succeed in convincing Romeo to spare Shakespeare, and all's well that ends well.

Notes:
Commissioned by the Walnut Street theatre Outreach Program As A touring show (with A cast of 4).

1st Produced:
Walnut Street Theatre Outreach Program, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania    1999

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1st Published:
Eldridge Publishing, 2003   -

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Genre:
Dramedy One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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F-Stop

Synopsis:
While parts of their house are repossessed around them, Marla and Perry try to come to terms with the drowning death of their toddler in a water fountain and, in so doing, save their marriage and get their lives back on track

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1st Produced:
City Theater Company, Wilmington, Delaware    1998

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Genre:
Ten-Minute Dramedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Harry's Hotter At Twilight

Synopsis:
Harry Potter meets Twilight in a battle to save the World. With invisible rabbits, carrot weapons and evil gourmets. Plus cameo appearances of characters from alice in Wonderland and Star Wars

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  7            Other:  4 either sex

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Harry's Hotter At Twilight

Synopsis:
Harry Potter meets Twilight in a battle to save the World. With invisible rabbits, carrot weapons and evil gourmets. Plus cameo appearances of characters from alice in Wonderland and Star Wars

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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  7            Other:  4 either sex

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High School (Non) Musical

Synopsis:
Toy Boatin is Roswell High's bowling star, but he's longing for more than just the state championship. When surgical prodigy GaberElla transfers in, she's immediately drafted onto the surgical decathlon team, but she too wants more. Will Toy and GaberElla unseat Shitzu and Cryin as the leads in the upcoming Winter Muse Cycle? after Gaberella's classmates discover that her singing voice is so bad that it could cause mass casualties, they must decide what's more important -- following your dreams, or preserving life as we know it. an outrageous spoof of the popular Disney sensation.

Notes:
the play makes use of A largely gender-flexible ensemble, with A minimum cast of 16-18 And no maximum. It runs 75-80 minutes And is suitable for middle school And older. It's entirely possible to perform the play with An entirely Adult cast, playing high school students, to comic effect.

1st Produced:
Springfield Academy Of Arts And Academics (Springfield, Or, United States)    2007

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
75-85 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  5            Other:  6 males, 5 females, 9 either (14-50 actors possible: 5-25 males, 5-25 females)

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Jesus At the Taco Stand

Synopsis:
Mary, a waitress at a taco stand and a breast cancer survivor, discovers that the breast she had removed is back, brand-new. the only explanation she can come up with is that a customer claiming to be the Messiah gave it to her in lieu of the traditional tip. But Mary's joy is short-lived, as Jane, her friend and a member of her breast cancer survivors group, tells her Mary can no longer participate in the group. Faced with the loss of her lifeline and Jane's imminent plans to replace her with the Messiah, Mary prepares to take desperate measures

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1st Produced:
City Theater Company, Wilmington, Delaware    1999

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Genre:
Dark Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Just Add Zombies

Synopsis:
the High School production of "Romeo and Juliet" is in trouble - the sponsor has run away; parents are pretending to be dead rather than go and watch it. What are they to do to save their production. the solution is to cast a few zombies in it - that should get people into the theatre.

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Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
Youth One act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  8            Other:  1 either sex

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Last Right Before the Void

Synopsis:
Christian, a teenage boy, hitchhikes along a highway that seems to disappear into a black hole. Is the woman hitchhiking to alaska on the other side of the road really Medea? Or is she his Mother? Is the man who arrives to join them Elvis, or is it Darth Vader? How many times has Christian's real Father committed suicide? When are the aliens landing? Is Christian's real name Jimmy, or is he just a kid having problems with his stepfather? Reality gets seriously bent at the last exit before a highway in Minnesota turns into nowhere.

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1st Produced:
Oak Park High School, Kansas City, Missouri    2000

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1st Published:
Contained in: "On the edge Challenging Short Plays For Teen Actors" published by YouthPlays   -

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Genre:
Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Leapers

Synopsis:
anne has decided that today is finally the day to jump and end it all. So has Thomas. When they both end up on the same rooftop and neither wants to have their thunder stolen, who, or what, will really end up over the edge in this dark comedy?

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1st Produced:
City Theater Company, Wilmington, Delaware    2005

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1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2007   -

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Genre:
10-Minute Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Locker Next 2 Mine, The

Synopsis:
For Alisa, it's already tough being a mid-year arrival in her junior year. To make matters worse, her locker is next to a sprawling shrine for Beth Turner, a lacrosse player who died a year earlier. While Alisa tries to eke out space for her books, the popular "M Squad" harasses the rest of the school into a state of non-stop remembrance for Beth. But when Alisa befriends Brady, a former student reporter, she discovers another recent death that was completely overshadowed by Beth's, leaving many students feeling isolated. Can the students band together to acknowledge these losses and begin to heal?

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1st Produced:
Soquel High School, Soquel, Ca    08 Feb 2013

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc   -

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Genre:
35 min dramedy

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  13            Other:  7 either (14-40 possible: 8-25 f, 5-20 m)

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Menagerie

Synopsis:
a missing roommate. an eight year old thief on the loose. Sleep deprivation. a gift of a chicken. It all comes to a head on Valentine's Day

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1st Produced:
City Theater Company, Wilmington, Delaware    2005

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1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2005   -

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Genre:
10-Minute Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Milk And Cookies

Synopsis:
Marge Nancy Reagan Ballmoth goes on the lam after her children poison the cookies they give the drive-through teller at a local bank. She meets up with another fugitive, Bruce, who believes there is a milk conspiracy. they hit the road for Montana in search of the mysterious Rufus, a man they believe can provide them with new identities

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1st Produced:
Sidewalk Studio Theatre, Burbank, California    2008

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Genre:
Full-Length Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Neverland

Synopsis:
eight year old Wendy decides that Peter, almost nine, is "the one" for her. She proceeds to follow him through his life, reinventing herself and reappearing each time he moves on. She's his new neighbor, his juvenile hall reading tutor, his teaching assistant when he finally gets himself together, the new waitress at his favorite Diner and an outreach volunteer when he falls apart again. But when the chase takes its toll and Wendy goes to pieces, it's up to Peter to chase her back.

Notes:
Semifinalist in the Chesterfield Writer's Film Project And in the Interact New Play Festival. the same Actors play Peter And Wendy from the Ages of eight to their mid-forties, And one Actor plays All of the other roles

1st Produced:
City Theater Company, Wilmington, Delaware    2001

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-

1st Published:
Original Works, 2006   -

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-

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Genre:
Full-Length Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Newt Gingrich Visits A Residential Youth Facility Not Near Omaha

Synopsis:
Jason and Nick, residents at a facility for troubled teens, wait for then-Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to arrive. Jason expects Newt's dinner and photo op visit to change their lives, while cynical Nick wants to resist but can't quite help wanting to believe. Meanwhile, their underwear has disappeared. and when Newt's limousine finally arrives, it's raining, and since the photo op will be ruined, Newt gets back inside and drives away again, leaving Jason and Nick right where they started.

Notes:
Finalist for the Actors theatre of Louisville Heideman Award under the title of Newt Gingrich At Boys Town

1st Produced:
Theatre Double, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania    1996

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-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2005   -

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-

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Genre:
Dramedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Now You See Me

Synopsis:
a teenager (played by a male and a female actor who trade off playing the main character throughout the play until they unite at the end) threatens to blow up a school but is dismissed by school officials and his own parents for not looking the part. at school, the teen is virtually invisible to his schoolmates, who ignore him as they scramble for seats in a crowded class. even the teen's teacher doesn't respond to him. a trip to the guidance office is a flop, as he doesn't seem to be on anyone's list. Depression sets in, and a psychologist far more intent on her own problems visits the now-bedridden teen. When the teen finally gets up, she is picked out by an unsavory group of new, similarly invisible friends who burn socks in their spare time. even this group drops her, and one final appeal for help to her oblivious parents fails. It isn't until this moment that the male and female actors share the stage as the teenager, who then returns to school to seek revenge on those who have wronged him/her.

Notes:
the cast is expandable to over 22 roles. Written specifically for teen Actors And developed At the Choate Rosemary Hall Summer Arts Conservatory

1st Produced:
Oak Park High School, Kansas City, Missouri    1999

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-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2004   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Seriocomedy One act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  5            Other:  extras

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Pepperoni Apocalypse

Synopsis:
Terry, Fritz, McHale and Jonah, members of an apocalyptic cult, have sold off most of their earthly goods, sent the women and children to Cleveland and are holed up in their compound to await the end of the world. according to their calculations, it's coming in just a few minutes. they pass the time trying to figure out how it all might end: floods, nuclear war, etc. McHale guesses "chaos," a suggestion pooh-poohed by the others as vague, wishy-washy. they stop the game on that sour note and wait in silence. at the expected moment of doom, there's a knock at the door. a Pizza Delivery Guy arrives with a large pepperoni pizza. the cultists mistake it for the apocalypse and begin to quarrel over it. as they argue, the Pizza Delivery Guy slips out with the box, and mistrust and growing chaos send the cultists careening toward their own personal apocalypse.

Notes:
It is possible for women to play men in this play

1st Produced:
The Haverford School, Haverford, Pennsylvania    1997

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2004   -

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Play's End (Fka Foreplay)

Synopsis:
John Doe, a gun salesman just shy of middle-age, arrives home to find his ten year old son, Johnny, already back from school and playing on the living room floor. as they talk, Johnny slowly comes to the realization that something "sad" has happened, but he can't remember what it is. Johnny tells John about Billy Fireman, a boy who was shot to death at school the week before. Throughout the telling of the story, Johnny continues to be bothered by his repressed memory. as he slowly reconstructs his day, and as John tells him the gun-happy family's own version of the "birds and the bees," Johnny remembers that his brother Jay has been shot, or "stung," as Johnny calls it.

Notes:
Runner-up, Moving Arts Premiere One Act competition. Can stand Alone or play with Ticking And You're Next to form Gunplay, A trilogy of one-acts About A day in the life of the Doe family And their guns

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1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2005   -

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-

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Genre:
Drama One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Rumors Of Polar Bears

Synopsis:
In the near future, a ragtag band of teens struggles for survival in the face of a global warming catastrophe. Despite dire circumstances that leave them scavenging for food and water, they find fun where they can, frolicking in the "party pool" and forgetting themselves just long enough to be teenagers. But when they're forced to flee their makeshift home because of an outbreak of sickness and land in "New San Francisco," the group starts to break apart. Will they follow Deme, their leader, and chase after the rumored polar bears that she believes are the key to their long-term survival, or make the best of where they are?

Notes:
Cast may be 3-4 males, 8+ females.

1st Produced:
Cambridge-Isanti High School, Cambridge, Minnesota    May 2010

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-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc., 2010   -

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-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  8            Other:  -

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Run Like the Dickins

Synopsis:
Tiny Tim has abandoned his crutches and entered the marathon. His rival Oliver Twist is the preferred favourite. Oliver is fed up with having to keep re-enacting his walk to London and life in the workhouse. Meanwhile Snow White, CinderElla and Red Riding Hood are up to no good

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-

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-    -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  8            Other:  2 either sex

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Shining Sea

Synopsis:
a "family" of three squeegee people tries to survive a self-destructing New York City where two mayors battle it out, the parking authority is running amok, and a Winnebago may be their only hope of salvation

Notes:
Finalist in the Interact New Play Festival And workshopped At UCLa

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-    -

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-   -

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Genre:
Full-Length Ironic Comedy. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Stealing Saxophones From Homeless People

Synopsis:
When your mother tells you at the age of three that you're going to end up stealing saxophones from homeless people, you're saddled with a heavy burden. In Stealing Saxophones. . ., Jake fights a lifelong battle to avoid fulfilling his mother's prophecy. Can he do it?

Notes:
While originally written for A male, there's no reason why this role can't Also be played by A female. Runs 7-9 minutes.

1st Produced:
Street Theatre, Canberra, Australia    2006

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-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2006   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comic Monologue

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Straight Eye For the Gay Guy

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
West Hollywood Lesbian And Gay Play Reading Festival    2013

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-

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-   -

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Genre:
Gay, one act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Sudden Death Debating League

Synopsis:
Louie is confident that he'll notch yet another debating victory. What the freshman doesn't know is that in the sudden death round, the name means exactly what it says. He may be good, but will he be better than Marie, the undefeated Senior Slaughterer? Veteran of sudden death tournaments, her nickname is well-earned. Who will be left standing in the ultimate debating death match?

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Kenyon Wanamingo High School, Kenyon, Minnesota    2008

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-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2007   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Supermodels In Jeopardy

Synopsis:
all of the world's supermodels--except a couple of guys from Iceland who missed their airline connection--have gathered in one place for the International Convention of Supermodels. So when the convention center collapses, it traps the entire supermodel community in their dressing rooms beneath the rubble. Can the convention organizers find a way to rescue them? Will the intern take the blame? What would it be like to live in a world without supermodels? Will we have to find out the hard way?

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Del Norte High School In Albuquerque, New Mexico    2007

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-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2007   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 30-35 min One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  1-3

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Ten Minutes

Synopsis:
Two high school students hide out in a custodian's closet after two of their schoolmates stage a Columbine-style massacre. But after ten minutes of silence from the other side of the door, is it safe to come out?

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    2009/10

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers, 2008   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Thank You For Flushing My Head In the Toilet, And Other Rarely Used Expressions

Synopsis:
For achilles and Helen, getting bullied is a dismal fact of life -- achilles regularly has his head flushed in the toilet, and Helen invents reasons to arrive late to school so she can avoid a vicious clique. When cool girl Glinda magically materializes and offers them a way out, they each jump at the chance. But Glinda's solution is to turn them into the very people who have tormented them. Can achilles and Helen find another way out?

Notes:
the play makes use of A largely gender-flexible ensemble, with A minimum cast of 10-12 And no maximum. It runs 30-35 minutes And has A special support site At www.thankyouforflushing.com

1st Produced:
Springfield Academy Of Arts And Academics (Springfield, Or, United States)    2006

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-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
30-35 min Dramedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  7            Other:  4 males, 7 females, 9 either (10-50 actors possible: 3-25 males, 7-25 females)

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This Magic Moment

Synopsis:
Boone is ready to leave the nest and go off to college. He packs his suitcases-which seems particularly heavy with socks-and awaits his ride to the airport, scheduled to arrive at any minute. But Debbie, his mother, isn't ready to let go. Unbeknownst to Boone, she has intercepted his ride and managed to get the poor man wedged into their apartment building's garage door. Boone sees the commotion below their window, as emergency personnel try to get the man out, but Boone has no idea just how important this particular man is: all he knows is that if he misses his flight, he'll miss registration. Meanwhile, there's the question of Boone's missing father, who disappeared at the beginning of the summer. While Boone wonders if he's to blame for his father's disappearance or whether his mother had something to do with it, Debbie does everything in her power to keep Boone from leaving her, even resorting to witchcraft. But in the end, crafty young Boone uses his socks as a rope and escapes the apartment through the

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
City Theater, Wilmington, Delaware    2001

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-

1st Published:
-   -

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-

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Genre:
Comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Ticking (Fka Pot Play)

Synopsis:
the gun is missing from the pot on the right rear burner at the Doe house, replaced by an egg. John Doe accuses his teenage son, Jay, of taking it, which Jay denies. John tries to get his younger son, Johnny, to tell him if Jay has taken the gun, and eventually the truth, that Jay took the gun and threw it in the garbage, comes out. John retrieves the gun and tries to force Jay to return it to its rightful place

Notes:
Can stand Alone or play with You're Next And Play's end to form Gunplay, A trilogy About A day in the life of the Doe family And their guns

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-    -

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-   -

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Genre:
Dramedy One act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Tiny Tim Runs the Marathon

Synopsis:
Media darling Oliver Twist has gone from a lowly orphan to an anxiety-ridden corporate spokesperson, pitching everything from juicers to cereal and tofu by reenacting his days in the workhouse and subsequent adventures. But Oliver's monopoly on the inspirational rags-to-riches story is threatened when Tiny Tim throws aside his crutches and decides to run the marathon. Tiny Tim has the chance to inspire millions, but with a homicidal trio of fairytale princesses, scheming Corporate Mommy and Daddy, and meddling friends and family, Tiny Tim may not make it to the starting line.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Hoover High School, Glendale, California    15 Apr 2010

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-

1st Published:
PlayScripts Inc   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  8            Other:  4 either (9-50 actors possible: 5-25 females, 4-25 males)

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Twisting Carol

Synopsis:
In this twisted riff on the holiday classic, Scrooge is so miserly and self-centered that he hasn't even noticed his dead partner Marley's corpse is stuck on the roof and causing a stink. But then Marley's ghost arrives (mistaking himself for the reggae icon, dreadlocks and all); he warns that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, but doesn't mention that they'll be an aerobics instructor, a guy named Bob, and a flasher. along with Short Tim (he was tired of the "tiny" label), the spirits warm Scrooge's heart, and he embraces the true meaning of Christmas. Too bad Marley's still stranded on the roof. . .

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
The Haverford School (Haverford, Pa, United States)    1998

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
25-35 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  3            Other:  7 males, 3 females, 3 either (6-50 actors possible: 3-25 males, 3-25 females)

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Vital Organs

Synopsis:
a transplant patient wants to stock up. and what is the trainee nurse making her soup out of?

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-

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-    -

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Genre:
Fifteen minute play

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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War Of the Buttons

Synopsis:
the youth of a town on the brink of ruin battle the students of a local prep school that is gradually buying up their town, all the while protecting one of their own whose parents have abandoned him

Notes:
Free Adaptation of the novel of the same name by Louis Pergaud. Semifinalist in the International Student Playscript Competition, Associated with the National Student Drama Festival (UK).

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-    -

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-

1st Published:
Siggy, part of a collection of monologues by Meriwether Publishing Company, 2002   -

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-

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Genre:
Full-Length Drama

Parts:
Male:  10            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Wash, The

Synopsis:
Daniel, a young homeless man, walks into the laundry room of a New York apartment building, where Judith, in her mid-twenties, does her laundry, just like she does every Friday night. He wears his laundry, just like he does every Friday night. their ritual cat and mouse game, complete with a loaded gun in the hands of the "threatened" Judith, begins. But the rules change when the power goes out.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Art Institute/Cambridge Cable Television, Cambridge, Massachusetts    1992

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-

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-   -

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-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Whatever Happened To Godot?

Synopsis:
Con artist Godot lives with the amnesiac Boy. He's preparing to fleece his next marks, Vladimir and estragon, but before he can go, a threatening Man arrives. evidently, Godot's actions have gotten him in trouble with the wrong people, and the Man is their enforcer. the only way Godot can escape certain pain is to pretend that he is not, in fact, Godot, but Godot's butler. When the enforcer decides to stay and wait for the seemingly absent Godot to return, the real Godot becomes stuck, waiting for himself.

Notes:
While it was originally written for All Actors to be male, it is possible to do the play with An All-female cast, or with the Man And the Boy being female. Godot should only be female if the Man is Also female.

1st Produced:
City Theater Company, Wilmington, Delaware    2003

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2004   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  3 either

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White Pages, The

Synopsis:
Robert, a thirty-something insurance adjuster who works nearby, brings three used classics to Book Traders Book Store to exchange. When he gets in return a book with blank pages, he believes it to be an error. Nancy, the store owner and about Robert's age, supplies him with another book, this one also blank. even as Robert protests, satisfied and willfully oblivious Customers come in to trade for more blank books. Finally, Robert fights back: armed with pens and ultimately a typewriter, he occupies the store and recreates-to the best of his recollection-the classic novels that Nancy and her college-age nephew, Toto, have been disemboweling and replacing with white pages.

Notes:
Semifinalist in Marshall University's Play Works competition

1st Produced:
The Attic Theatre Center, Los Angeles, California    1997

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2004   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dramedy One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  2-4 f

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X Marks the Spot

Synopsis:
Mo and Zippy, not quite married, wander around looking for the "Home of the Burning Bush" somewhere in the American Midwest. While they puzzle out the locations of the elusive landmark, they puzzle out their pretend union and their adopted child, Jimmy--and Mo has to do some quick thinking to prevent whatever it is they do have from going up in smoke

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
City Theater Company, Wilmington, Delaware    2001

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Brooklyn Publishers2004   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Yard Wars

Synopsis:
the Wrestler has just been power-bombed on his head. He most likely has a concussion, but has luckily avoided paralysis or life-threatening injury. But the concussion sparks a crisis: is it worth it to continue wrestling? He goes back through his wrestling career, beginning when his friend Jimmy Double T got him to start a wrestling federation in Jimmy's backyard-just for fun--using old mattresses and hiding it from Jimmy's mother. He remembers creating his character, their first matches, the arrival of fans and new wrestlers-and he begins to see where it all began to spiral out of control, with the fans demanding crazier, more violent matches and him liking the attention. Not only does he like that attention, but he can feel himself getting hooked on it. He's at the height of his popularity, but is he still wrestling for the right reasons?

Notes:
Semifinalist in the Chesterfield Writer's Film Project And workshopped At UCLa

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-    -

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-   -

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-

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Genre:
One-Person Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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You're Next (Fka Replay)

Synopsis:
Teenage Jay, still dripping water from being thrown in the shower again by the school bully, huddles with his best friend, Peter, in a room just off the locker room. Peter has brought a gun and wants Jay to use it on the bully. When Jay hesitates, Peter first tries to reason with him, then questions his courage and even his sexuality. But Jay holds firm-son of a gun salesman, he hates guns-and it finally becomes clear that it is Peter who needs help; the bully has told Peter that he's next on his list, and he doesn't know what to do.

Notes:
Can stand Alone or play with Ticking And Play's end to form Gunplay, A trilogy of one-acts About A day in the life of the Doe family And their guns

1st Produced:
West Chester & Barleysheaf Players One Act Festival, Exton, Pennsylvania    1995

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-

1st Published:
-   -

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-

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Genre:
Drama One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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