ONE ACT PLAYS

These plays vary in length from 15 minutes to 40 minutes. 

Sadie and Ida

 

Two elderly women roommates face a crisis when a letter arrives from the landlord.

 

 Performances:

  Katharine Cornell Theater, Martha's Vineyard

  6 Women Traveling Play Festival

  Nor'Eastern Playwrights Showcase, Vermont

  Roy Arias Studios, NYC

 

Pass the Horseradish

 

A young woman befriends a grumpy senior in a hospital emergency room. Will he accept her invitation to a holiday dinner?

 

​• Winner, 2009 New Playwrights Play Competition, Lake Success, NY with   airing on TV

• Performances:

  Katharine Cornell Theater, Martha's Vineyard

  International Playwriting Competition, JCC, Boca Raton, FL

  Rome Community Center, Rome, NY

  Neighborhood Playhouse, NY

Passover in Paramus

At holiday time, an incorrigible old man refuses to enter the house of a friendly young woman, until a clever cousin intervenes.

Performances:

  Katharine Cornell Theater, Martha's Vineyard

  International Playwriting Competition, JCC, Boca Raton, FL

  San Diego Center for Jewish Culture

Strange Vibrations

 

​In this dance/play, antagonism escalates as two strangers confront each other on a city street. But when music starts to play from someone's iPod, tension—and potential violence—subsides, with hilarious results.

Finalist, Gun Play(s) Competition in Illinois, 2014.

 

• Performances:

Manhattan Rep, NYC, 2015

Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2015

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