It's a Small World (or The Robot Play)
Anne, a recovering drug addict, is back in contact with her childhood best friend after he abandons his robot son/coffee maker at Disney World and asks her to send it back to him. Instead, it leads to a long road trip from Orlando Florida to Canandaigua New York, where the duo meet other people and small kitchen appliances that are just as lost as they are.
World Premiere Production at Bristol Valley Theater | August 2020
Bristol Valley Theater New Play Initiative (Staged Reading) | 2019
Pegasus PlayLab at UCF (Workshop Reading) | 2019
Flint Repertory Theatre New Works Festival (Staged Reading) | 2019
Activate Midwest New Play Festival (Workshop Reading) | 2018
A monologue from this play can be found in Smith and Kraus Best Men's Monologues of 2019! Click here to order your copy on Amazon.
The talent show is quickly approaching for Lacking Experience, an all girls high school Jimi Hendrix cover band. When their drummer has to quit unexpectedly, Ella (the guitarist) and Hannah (the singer and bassist) will have to team up with high school senior Nora to pull together one last good show for Ella's mom. But with families falling apart, small town bigotry and bouts of internalized homophobia, that's proving to be harder than expected. This coming of age story explores becoming your own person and surviving even when it feels like the world is crumbling around you.
Mitten Lab Artist Residency in partnership with Interlochen Performing Arts Academy & Parallel 45 (Staged Reading Excerpt) | 2019
Activate Midwest New Play Festival (Workshop Reading) | 2019