Dropping Off in Gay Shorts 2 in Boston, through June 2

A few years back, Sam Lasman and I wrote a short play, Dropping Off, for the Mad Dash Festival in Cambridge. Now it's coming back to Boston for the Gay Shorts Festival produced by the Open Theatre Project. The show runs through June 2 at Club Cafe…


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Winning Ticket in Gi60 in Brooklyn, June

My one-minute play, Winning Ticket, will be part of the Gone in 60 Seconds Festival in Brooklyn, NY, on Saturday, June 9. This festival draws submissions from playwrights around the world. Should be a lot of fun (my piece is a comedy about a turkey…


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Both/And is back at the MIT Museum until August 5

My one-act play about quantum entanglement, Both/And, is back at the MIT Museum this summer for a return engagement. This play was commissioned by the Central Square Theater and the MIT Museum, and is part of the public outreach component of a…


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Ship of Fools in One Night Stand, June 3

My short play, Ship of Fools, will be part of One Night Stand's next set of readings, Around the World with One Night Stand, on June 3, in Aurora, Colorado. The evening will feature readings of the following plays: A wife loses her husband in a…


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Chore Monkeys is back in Charleston

For a few more days, through May 30th, Chore Monkeys is playing at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, in Charleston, SC.  The College of Charleston is remounting the production they staged this January for this city-wide festival that dovetails with the…


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reading of Beatrix Potter in Newton, MA, May 24

Beatrix Potter Must Die! will be part of an evening of readings of short plays at the Newton Public Library, Thursday, May 24, at 7pm. The event will include plays by Geralyn Horton, Jon Brickman, Nancy Temple, Don Wisz, Sandra Wintraub, Patrick…


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None But The Best returns to Boston May 5 and 6

About five years ago, In Good Company commissioned me to write a play with music about 19th century Boston philanthropist, Daniel Sharp Ford. The resulting play, None but the Best, had a nice run in Boston and the suburbs in November 2013. Jeff…


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One-Minute Plays in Dubai!

Today and tomorrow, three of my one-minute plays, Bye, Bye Billy, Hot Chocolate, and And One For You, will all be on stage in Dubai--yes, the Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.  They're all part of the 1:One UAE Theatre Festival 2018. I'm always…


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History Camp Boston – July 7

Last year, I attended History Camp Boston, where Nat Sheidley (from the Bostonian Society) and I presented about Blood on the Snow. This year, I’ll be there to talk about Robert Smalls, the historical subject of my novel, Steering to Freedom. If…


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Love & Lightning in Baraboo, Wisconsin this weekend

The folks at Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild are producing an evening of one-acts in Baraboo, Wisconsin this weekend: In The Way of Love, which will include my one-act play, Love & Lightning.  This is a play that I wrote quite a few years ago, as a…


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