I write plays for all ages. They've been performed in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Illinois, New York, and South Dakota. "Failing Hands" was one of three winners of Storybook Theatre's National New TYA Play Competition and I have received grants from the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.
This page is still under construction. More plays and play information to come.
One-act drama, 2 performers
On the eve of his fortieth birthday, lonely Ray stands on a bridge over a swollen river, building up the nerve to end his life. He’s interrupted by Gina, a highly-organized woman who has come to kill herself simply because she has nothing else left to do.
One-act sci-fi comedy, 5 performers
When low-level staff at an interstellar supply station find themselves on the frontlines of alien contact, workplace dissatisfaction could lead to an inter-species incident.
A silly science fiction play about (mis)communication.
In a future where aging has slowed and a child can only be born after a space opens up for them, Ira's plan for a low-key move into middle age is ruined by family members who have other plans for her 100th birthday party.
With less than an hour until a gaggle of teenagers arrive for a backyard barbecue, mother Lorraine and daughter Sasha have very different ideas about what makes for a great eighteenth birthday party. Sasha’s almost willing to compromise, until Lorraine reveals her plan to dig up the past....
10+ minutes, 2M
After an unfortunate encounter with some woodworking machinery, Alex finds himself on the threshold between life and death, challenged to justify his detached and carefree ways.
Sixty-second plays. Written and performed for the Gone in Sixty Seconds (Gi60) Festival.
Saving Spike (comedy, 3 performers)
Third Date, Legs of Eight (drama, 2 performers)
No Comment (social commentary, 2 performers)
Sam Shifts Gears
Short monologue, 1 performer
In the near future, a car dealer struggles to keep up with changing attitudes towards self-driving cars.
A story told through commercials, written to be spread throughout a short play festival.