|Selected Plays and Productions||Main|
NEW IN 2012
CONN3Э/tions, or Love Among the Cell Phones
Click here to download Scene 4 of CONNECTIONS, the scene that starts the romance.
THE GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD AND HOTDOG COMPANY
“Zany, satiric spoof of America ”— Variety.
Full-length, single transforming set, 6 actors and piano player.
Barry Street Theater, Chicago , IL.
University of Michigan Invitational Experimental Theater Festival.
WPA Theater , New York , NY.
Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago , IL.
“Cuckoo Concoction Clicks”— The Soho Weekly News.
“One of the six great American plays”—John Bergman, AD, Geese Theatre.
HOW TO GROW BEANS…AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Thoreau talks of life at Walden Pond ; extracted from Walden.
One act, about 45 minutes; one actor, no set.
Raven Theater, Chicago , IL .
“Superb adaptation”— Chicago Reader.
Performed frequently in high schools and universities.
THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER
Adaptation of Mark Twain's novella.
Full-length, single environmental set, 14 or more actors.
Barry Street Loft Theater, Chicago , IL .
“How horrible and beautiful”— Chicago Tribune
THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE
Adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel using masks and Civil War songs.
Full-length, single set, 5 actors playing multiple roles and a musician.
Illinois Arts Council $1000 award.
Fountain Valley School , Colorado . (school & community theater version—20 actors)
“Epic and poetic”— Denver Post
| SO MUCH REMAINS
The challenging life of Katherine Mansfield interspersed with adaptations of her short stories.
Unit set, 9 or more actors, music.
| YELLOW HEAT
Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin in Arles , France , 1888.
Full-length, single set, projections, voiceovers, music, 5 actors.
Next Theatre, Evanston , IL .
“Transcendent”— Chicago Sun-Times .
“Lush intellectual eroticism”— Chicago Reader.
MacMurray College, MacMurray Bagpipe, “Yellow Heat Box Office hit.”
(Original music by Larry Schanker is available.)
(French translation of Yellow Heat by Bernard Da Costa– Chaleur Jaune)