I have a robust portfolio of work, ranging from full-length comedy/dramas to family-musicals and one-act quickies. See the synopsis' below and click on the titles for more info. Full copies of scripts are available upon request. All of my work is available free-of-charge if the performances are free to the public, but you still must contact me for approval. For paid performances, very reasonable royalty fees may apply. Drop me a line for details!
“Middle of Nowhere”
First produced 2006 | (3) Male (2) Female
One act play that deals with an unlikely meeting between a group of strangers at a diner in the outskirts of Nevada. There's a shrewd and wealthy businessman, a raunchy, scabrous 'bum' and a young, bickering couple from the Bronx that get
lost and stumble into a diner / truck stop. Through the course of the play, this newly married couple begins quarreling as an unlikely friendship forms - but not without a unique twist at the end that you don't see coming.
First produced 2008 | (2) Male (1) Female
One Act Play. Stephen is an artist that is set to propose marriage to his girlfriend, Liz, on their one year anniversary, but before he is able to propose she reveals that she has been trying to end their relationship. Stephen falls into a bout of depression and plagued by his financial burdens, college trouble and other issues he attempts to commit suicide. He wakes from a coma in a hospital he is greeted by an eccentric doctor that wants to enroll him in a new 'treatment' that would enable him to get his life back the way he wants it. The doctor reunites him with his girlfriend, Liz, who waits at the door. Liz takes on only one side of her personality; her demeanor and persona are completely altered. While Stephen tries to rekindle the relationship with Liz, he's left questioning all the oddities in his apartment as things go from bad to worse and the audience is taken into the mind-scape of his journey. With the help of a manic doctor, he searches for his perfect woman and is confronted with his particular hell.
“Till Death Do Us Part”
First produced 2012 | (1) Male (1) Female
One Act Play. The earthly notion of marriage is challenged by supernatural forces as an elderly couple decides when to call it quits. For Laura, she believes that the afterlife is a time to let go of the past, but poor Richard’s corpse can’t decide whether he’s married or buried.
First produced 2012 | (2) Male (1) Female
One Act Play. A movie writer’s creation is feeling used and comes to beg for his demise. After countless sequels in a popular horror franchise, the lead antagonist, the hulking 'Clayton' comes for retribution. But the only death he craves is that of his own legacy. Is this an obsessed fan, or a supernatural occurrence?
NEW, UNPRODUCED | (1) Male (1) Female
A strained relationship between a woman and her beastly husband is under scrutiny from a weekly visitor. Shirley tells herself that she loves her offensive husband in hopes that it will become true. Her husband lacks compassion for his confused wife, who apparently hasn’t got a firm grip of reality. He takes advantage of her until she receives a gift that makes her question everything.
NEW, UNPRODUCED | 1 Male , 1 Act
A one-person, one-act comedy drama exploring the horrors of basic training as lived, colorfully, by the smallest man in the squadron.
NEW, UNPRODUCED | (2) Male (2) Female
One Act Play. When Billy Black is diagnosed with lung cancer, he is told he would only have a year to live unless he underwent treatment. Rather than fighting the disease, Billy decides to spend his last year in seclusion, living abroad. Billy leaves behind a misunderstood teen daughter and a fragile wife, who each cope with his disappearance, and the reasoning behind it, in their own way. Billy tells the family he will return in a year and makes no contact with them up until that day, leaving them to wonder if he’ll truly return. It seems apparent that Billy Black has given up on life, but has his family given up on him?
“The Snowman in My Window”
First produced 2006 | (4-6) Male (4-6) Female
Full length musical. Toys on display at a popular department store fight for the attention of passersby’s and a meek and meager snowman by the name of Flurry is always overlooked. Flurry decides to leave the store. On his journey, he meets
some imported toys from other countries and learns how Christmas is celebrated in other nations. Meanwhile, an overbearing soldier action figure, and glamorous fashion doll that once belittled him, now realize that Flurry brought the Holiday cheer and long to have him return. This charming and funny Christmas musical brings the message of love and understanding over consumerism and presents the story in a way that will delight children and adults. The Snowman in My Window features a selection of catchy new songs composed by Thomas Robertson as well as some old Christmas favorites.
“Leather Bound Concrete”
First produced 2010 | (2) Male (1) Female
One Act Play. Three people sit in an interrogation room, having been questioned about a massacre - Dom, Malcolm, and Alice. They debate whether or not to confess. Alice wants for them to take responsibility for their involvement, but Dom does his best to convince them not to. Malcolm is caught between them as they grow increasingly frustrated with each other. Alice blames Dom for things that have gone wrong in Malcolm's life, but Dom insists that Malcolm needs him.
“Rock a Bi”
First produced 2012 | (2) Male (1) Female
One Act Play. A mother is secretly concerned that her effeminate son may be gay based on her own stereotypes. So she starts probing through his belongings looking for some masculine reassurance, eventually going into his closet to see what she can dig up. When out of the closet comes The Monster, an adult (male or female) wearing a brown suit and silly horns. The monster’s presence is casually recognized by the mother, as she accepted it as part of childhood. The monster goes on to show the mother how she’s ‘demonized’ homosexuality, ‘keeping it in the closet’ in a sense, just like the monster itself, stays in the closet because it is forbidding and unknown. The mother eventually comes to terms with her insecurity and her son’s passing from childhood to adulthood.
“Eyes On Jack”
NEW, UNPRODUCED | (2) Male (1) Female |
One Act Play. A street hustler awaits his bus back to Philadelphia as he attempts to lure in unsuspecting victims. This young man gets more than he bargained for when he meets Betty Rufenson, an eccentric woman who doesn’t put up with any nonsense. Despite her best reasoning, Ms. Rufenson cannot convince the young Philly to stop perpetuating his cons; which leads to him making an important decision that will dictate whether or not he’ll make it back home.
NEW, UNPRODUCED | (2) Male | One Act Play
A short play about the struggle between dogma and morality. John enters a run-down bar in an unsavory portion of the ‘red light’ district every Wednesday afternoon. The contentious bartender knows his regulars quite well, but with John, his motivation is questionable. After more than a year of this unlikely patron making a weekly appearance, John finally enlightens the bartender with his seedy intentions and reasoning behind his weekly visits.
First produced 2007 | (2) Male (4) Female
One act play. Over-booked flights and tight quarters provide tense situations for Jenna and Phillip Hamilton as they venture out of town to visit their estranged daughter, Laura, for her wedding, of which Daddy doesn't approve. Meanwhile, Ted, a shrewd business man with an agenda is paired up against Candice a feisty, free-spirited teen. Personalities clash and politeness 'goes out the window' as the passengers are forced to 'connect' with one another.
“Sacrifice of St John”
First produced 2011 | (2) Male (1) Female
One Act Play. A priest is threatened at knife point by a psychotic man that believes he was responsible for his mother's death, because the priest gave her an anointing of the sick. The young man's mother left the priest her life savings, which causes him to struggle in near poverty. The young man's motivation remains unclear to a nun that enters the church, and the priest conceals a hidden agenda.
"What if We Kiss"
First produced 2014 | (1) male (1) female
A spontaneous moment between two people develops into a quixotic love affair. “What if We Kiss”, is a quirky but sweet comedy that deals with the irrational idea of love at first sight.
NEW, UNPRODUCED | (2) Male (4) Female
Full Length Play. Victoria Dunning is in a chaotic chapter of her life, moving into a new apartment and dealing with an indecisive boyfriend. She quarrels with her easily awakened and curt downstairs neighbor, and other eccentric characters in the apartment building that refer to her as the “girl living in the dead guy’s apartment”, (after the deceased previous tenant who was a key figure of the building). After a major fall-out with her mother, Victoria feels alienated. Her boyfriend doesn’t seem like he’s willing to commit to the living arrangement, but is enjoying the night-time activities; which leads to the appearance of, “The Baby”, an unborn child, a character that can be seen and heard by the audience only. The Baby speaks his (or her) philosophical, yet sometimes crass thoughts on the actions that take place during the play. When Mark pressures Victoria to terminate the pregnancy, their relationship becomes strained. Victoria engages her moral and spiritual beliefs while determining the right choice.
NEW, UNPRODUCED | (3) Male | (1) Female
One Act Play. Dealing with homelessness in the U.S., as set against the backdrop of the recession. A homeless person wanders upon an empty highway overpass and speaks of his plight, a construction worker walks past him and puts a few coins in his cup, the construction worker then flags down a vehicle on the road that belongs to the accountant who gets to her office and begins ranting about how this construction worker caused her to be late; she sets some reports on her bosses desk and from that point on, the story connects each of the characters, together, as their monologues sometime intertwine. Although it is primarily a collection of monologues, there are a few points where one character may speak briefly to the next. During the course of the play, the events that lead up to the recession are revealed and the socioeconomic walls that divide these different "classes" of people begin to collapse.
NEW, UNPRODUCED | (1) Male (1) Female
One Act Play. An unlikely patron picks up a prostitute and brings her to the office where he works. But he isn't looking for affection, he wants answers on a previous client that took his own life. The prostitute claims she barely knew him, but he believes she is hiding something.