PLAYS

 Photo Credit, Charlie Rubin

Photo Credit, Charlie Rubin

Playwright of the Year, 2017 - Wall Street Journal

One of the top 5 most-produced playwrights of 2018-2019, top 10 most-produced playwrights of 2017-2018; top 10 most-produced plays of 2017-2018 and 2018-2019

"inventive" - Ben Brantley, New York Times

"ingenious" - Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal

"... one of the best things I've ever seen onstage. Save your Hamilton dollars and go see it." - Ira Glass 

My work has been produced off-Broadway (with Primary Stages, Bedlam, and the Pearl); at Oregon Shakespeare Festival,  A.R.T., the Guthrie, Playmakers Rep, Jungle Theater, Dorset Theatre Festival, Folger Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Austin Playhouse, Arvada Center, Nashville Rep, PlayMakers Rep, and Seattle Rep.; upcoming productions at Primary Stages (off-Broadway), A.C.T., Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Cygnet Theatre, Kansas City Rep, Actors' Shakespeare Project, Hangar Theater, Syracuse Stage, and Shakespeare Theatre of D.C., amongst others. My plays have been produced throughout the United States and internationally - including productions in Canada, Israel, and Australia. 

To inquire about rights to unpublished plays, please see my CONTACT page to contact my literary agent, Beth Blickers. Sense and Sensibility, Vanity Fair, and Pride and Prejudice are published plays and are licensed through DPS - links here;  here; and here. 

Plays include:

Sense and Sensibility

  • Winner, Best Unique Theatrical Experience - Off-Broadway Alliance.

  • Nominee, Drama League Award

  • Top 10 Plays of 2014 - Ben Brantley, NY Times; 2x NY Times Critic's Pick (2014 and 2016)

  • Top 10 Plays of 2014 - Huffington Post

  • 265+ performances off-Broadway

  • Nominee, 8 Helen Hayes Awards

  • Top Theater of 2016 - Forbes, NYPost, Washington Post, amNY

  • Nominee for IRNE, Best Visiting Play

  • Winner, Best Play of 2016, Guthrie - BwayWorld

Vanity Fair

  • Premiered off-Broadway at Pearl Theater Company in Spring 2017.

  • Nominee, Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Unique Theatrical Experience - 2017

  • WSJ Critic's Pick

  • Spring "Must-See Shows" - Vulture

  • Extended 3 times

  • Upcoming co-pro at Shakespeare Theatre of DC (as part of Michael Kahn's last season) and A.C.T. (as part of Pam MacKinnon's first season)

Pride and Prejudice

  • Nominee, Off Broadway Alliance Award - Best Unique Theatrical Experience

  • One of 1o most-produced plays of 2018-2019 season nationally

  • Premiered at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Summer 2017. Director, Amanda Dehnert.

  • Premiered off-Broadway at Primary Stages.

  • Extended 3 times.

  • Best Theatre of 2017 - Huffington Post

  • WSJ Critic's Pick

In The Mines

  • Ghost play with traditional folk music, set in Appalachian coal mining territory. Semi-finalist, Sundance Theater Lab. Selected for Theater Latte Da's Next New Musical Festival, 2016. 

Prostitute Play (fka the Little Fellow)

  • O'Neill Theater Conference Semi-finalist. Under commission.

Little Women

  • Premiering at the Jungle, dir. Sarah Rasmussen; NYC premiere at Primary Stages, dir. Sarna Lapine - all in 2018-2019.

The Odyssey

  • Commissioned by A.R.T.

Mansfield Park

  • Premiering at Northlight Theatre, October of '18. Director Stuart Carden.

The Piper

  • new play; in development.

Love Poem

  • In development. 

The Scarlet Letter

  • In development.

The Prostitute Play

  • In development.

Collaborations:

I'm also working on several (still-secret) new projects... check back in soon.

Select Ten-minute plays include:                                                   Sammy and NeeNee Do It All (2013)

  • 10 minute play. Finalist, In Process Short Play Contest.

Emma the Red (2012)

  • 10 minute play. Finalist, Red Bull Theater New Play Contest.

Shotz (fka Bachelorette) (2012)

  • 10 minute play. 'Best of Our Bar’, 2012.

 Photo Credit, Evan Frost / MPR. At the Guthrie.

Photo Credit, Evan Frost / MPR. At the Guthrie.