plays

KARA & EMMA & BARBARA & MIRANDA

Full-length
4 W, 4 M

Kara wants to spend the evening with her husband in their new house. Emma wants to  make something out of her life. Barbara wants to get her ex-lover out of her bed. And Miranda just wants to find a safe place to sleep for the night. Isolated in their domestic lives, they face the same conundrum. How do you get yourself out of a life that stifles your agency and your voice? While appearing to be fine on the surface, this play reveals the innermost thoughts of these complicated, and, often, politely silent, women.

A comedy-drama that follows four women trying to break free from the forces in their lives that are holding them back.

TRANQUILIZ(H)ER

Full-length
2 W, 3 M

Set in the New Mexican desert, this play charts the story of a man living on the margins of society who appropriates his ex-girlfriend's memoir and becomes rich and famous.

HEARTBREAK

Full-length
2 W, 5 M

A man's house is fragmented when his daughter arrives from the big city to ask him for relationship advice.

World premiere at The Bushwick Starr, co-produced by New Georges.

I'M PRETTY FUCKED UP

Full-length
4 W, 4 M

Ditching for the first time, Dan and his friends plan the ultimate day to remember. Back on campus, Bobby wants to kiss June, and June tries to be a good first-time girlfriend. Meanwhile, the principal and security guard attempt to lead the school through a campus-wide lockdown.

Set in a small town in New Mexico on April 20th, 2000, this play follows five teenagers' interlocking experiences on the day of a high school lockdown.

World premiere at Clubbed Thumb.

The Only Girl in the Hot Tub

Full-length
4 W, 4 M

It's the day before Christmas Eve and all Annie wants is to make some new friends at the fitness club. Derek, maybe new friend material, wants to perform well on the first day of his after-school job. His buddy Gene just wants to make his dad, the owner of the club, proud. But, when heartthrob Ray shows up for his workout sesh, the fitness club and its operating policies get turned upside down. This dark comedy, about after-school jobs, hot-tubbing, and rape culture in a small affluent and not so affluent community in Northern New Mexico, tells the story of teens attempting to navigate the convoluted world of adults, while the adults wreak havoc on their sense of right and wrong.