BOOKS


QUIRKY AND DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES

  • Published by Kickie Publishing, 2017


1,001 PEOPLE THAT SUCK

  • Published by Kickie Publishing, 2013
  • Blog Published 2013-Present

 

FULL-LENGTH PLAYS


CREEP

  • New        


TRUE LOVE (THE MUSICAL)

  • Workshopped by Emerging Artists Theatre (NYC), May 2015
  • Workshopped by Emerging Artists Theatre (NYC), October 2015


THE FOOD MONOLOGUES

  • Published by Kickie Publishing (Excerpts “Piece,” “Nuts,” “Bones,” “Shut Up,” “Coke”), Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Published by Kickie Publishing, 2014
  • Finalist, Great Plains Theatre Conference, 2009
  • Published by Meriwether Publishing (Excerpts “Ten Pounds,” “Nuts,” “Bones”), Young Women’s Monologues from Contemporary Plays: Volume II, 2008
  • Produced by Emerging Artists Theatre (NYC) as one-act, 2008. Later expanded to full-length.
  • Published by Smith & Kraus (Excerpt “Visions”), Audition Arsenal for Women in Their 30s, 2005
  • Published by Meriwether Publishing (Excerpts “Piece,” “Found”), Young Women’s Monologues from Contemporary Plays, 2004


THE PINK PLAYS

  • Published by Kickie Publishing (Excerpt), Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Published by Kickie Publishing, 2014
  • Published by ICWP (Excerpt “Breathe”), Scenes from a Diverse World, 2011
  • Workshopped by Emerging Artists Theatre (NYC), 2010
  • Published by Meriwether Publishing (Excerpt “By Looking”), More Scenes and Monologs from the Best New Plays II, 2007
  • Produced by Woman Seeking…(Excerpt “Breathe”) (NYC), 2006
  • Published by Dramatic Publishing (Excerpt “Split Ends”), Classroom Scenes & Monologues, 2005
  • Developed by New Jersey Dramatists & The Waterfront Ensemble (Hoboken, NJ), 2005


PENIS ENVY

  • Finalist, O’Neill Playwrights Conference, 2004


DEVOLUTION

  • Finalist, O’Neill Playwrights Conference, 2001


MYTH

  • Published by ICWP (Excerpt), Mother/Daughter Monologue Anthology, 2009
  • Produced by KD Studio (Dallas, TX), 2003
  • Produced by Columbia University (NYC), 2001


 

SHORT PLAYS


ANIMALS

  • Published by Clockhouse Writers’ Conference/Goddard College, Clockhouse Literary Journal: Volume Five, 2017
  • Published by Kickie Publishing (Excerpt), Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Produced by Simpson College (Iowa) in Festival of Short Plays 2017: Ethics & Integrity, 2017
  • Winner, New Play Contest, Simpson College, 2017


GREAT WEATHER

  • Semi-Finalist, Vittum Prize, 2014


STUDS

  • Produced by Cafe Theatre (Montclair, NJ), 2006
  • Staged reading at The Puffin Cultural Forum (Teaneck, NJ), 2003


THE MARRIAGE PLAYS: TILL DEATH DO US PART

  • Published by Kickie Publishing (Excerpt), Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Developed by Philadelphia Dramatists (Philadelphia, PA), 2010
  • Semi-Finalist, Dramatists Guild Fellowship (Excerpt “The Child”), 2006
  • Semi-Finalist, Drury University One-Act Playwriting Contest (Excerpt “The Child”), 2006
  • Produced by Emerging Artists Theatre (Excerpt “The Child”) (NYC), 2005
  • Produced by Emerging Artists Theatre in Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition (Excerpt “The Child”), 2005
  • Produced by New Jersey Dramatists (Excerpt “Newlyweds”) (NYC), 2004
  • Produced by New Jersey Dramatists (Excerpt “Still”) (NYC), 2004
  • Developed by New Jersey Dramatists (Hoboken, NJ), 2003


SEAGLASS

  • Published by Gardner-Webb University, New Plays Festival: New One-Act Plays by Emerging American Playwrights, 2004
  • Produced by Gardner-Webb University (North Carolina), 2004


PATTYCAKE

  • Staged reading at the Puffin Cultural Forum (Teaneck, NJ), 2004


RUSH

  • Published by Kickie Publishing, Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Staged reading at the Puffin Cultural Forum (Teaneck, NJ), 2003


PROXIMITY

  • Published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Best 5-Minute Plays, 2017
  • Published by Kickie Publishing (Excerpt), Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Staged reading at The Puffin Cultural Forum (Teaneck, NJ), 2002


ENORMOUS

  • Published by Dramatic Publishing, Original Middle School Scenes and Monologues, 2000
  • Produced by New Jersey Dramatists in Midtown International Theatre Festival (NYC), 2000 


COMMUNICATING THROUGH THE SUNSET

  • Published by Kickie Publishing (Excerpt), Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Produced by The University of Iowa, 2015
  • Published by Kickie Publishing, 2014
  • Published by Cengage Learning (Excerpt), Acting is Believing (Textbook), 2011
  • Published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books (Excerpt), One on One: The Best Men’s Monologues for the 21st Century, 2009
  • Published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books (Excerpt), One on One: The Best Women’s Monologues for the 21st Century, 2007
  • Published by Meriwether Publishing (Excerpt), More Scenes and Monologs From The Best New Plays, 2006
  • Produced by The Looking Glass Theater (NYC), 2005
  • Finalist, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition, 2002
  • Critic’s Choice, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition, 2002
  • Produced by New Jersey Dramatists in Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition, 2002


SPITTING DAISIES

  • Published by Kickie Publishing (Excerpt), Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Produced by Victoria School of the Arts (Canada), 2016
  • Published by Kickie Publishing, 2014
  • Produced by Victoria School of the Arts (Canada), 2013
  • Produced by Crack the Glass Theatre (Philadelphia, PA), 2011
  • Published by Original Works Publishing, 2010
  • Produced by New Jersey Dramatists (Hoboken, NJ), 2003
  • Produced by Upper Darby Summer Stage (Drexel, PA), 2002
  • Produced by The Waterfront Ensemble (NYC), 1999
  • Finalist, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition, 1997
  • Critic’s Choice, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition, 1997
  • Produced by New Jersey Dramatists in Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition, 1997
  • Semi-Finalist, The Chesterfield Film Company “Writer’s Film Project,” 1997
  • Produced by Expanded Arts (NYC), 1997
  • Produced by Nantucket Theatrical Productions (Nantucket, MA), 1997
  • Finalist, Nantucket Short Play Competition & Festival, 1997
  • Produced by Moving Arts (Los Angeles), 1997
  • Finalist, Moving Arts Premiere One-Act Competition, 1997
  • Workshopped by 13th Street Repertory Theater (NYC), 1997
  • Produced by The Waterfront Ensemble (NYC), 1996
  • Developed by The Waterfront Ensemble (Hoboken, NJ), 1996


SLICE

  • Produced by Hi-ARTS, NYC International Hip Hop Theater Festival (NYC), 2003
  • Produced by Karen Greatti Productions (NYC), 1997
  • Produced by The Waterfront Ensemble (NYC), 1997


“AS IF,” PERFORMED BY MISS COUNTY

  • Published by Kickie Publishing, Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Produced by Karen Greatti Productions (NYC), 1997
  • Produced by Expanded Arts (NYC), 1997
  • Produced by Karen Greatti Productions (NYC), 1996
  • Performed at Surf Reality (NYC), 1996
  • Produced by The Waterfront Ensemble (NYC), 1996


STROKE MY EYEBALL, BUTTER UP MY LASHES

  • Published by Kickie Publishing, Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, 2017
  • Produced by Karen Greatti Productions (NYC), 1997
  • Produced by The Waterfront Ensemble (NYC), 1997

 

SCREENPLAYS


LEGACY

  • Feature, Glam Horror/Comedy


SPITTING DAISIES

  • Student Short, Produced by New York University, 1998


IRL (IN REAL LIFE)

  • Student short, Produced by Montclair State University, 1993

 

HONORS


2017: 

Winner, New Play Contest, Simpson College (Iowa)

2014:

Semi-Finalist, Vittum Prize

2009:

Finalist, Great Plains Theatre Conference

2008:

Finalist, Source Theatre

2006:

Semi-Finalist, Dramatists Guild Fellowship
Semi-Finalist, Drury University One-Act Playwriting Contest

2004:

Finalist, O’Neill Playwrights Conference

2003:

3 Artist/Producer Grants, The Puffin Foundation

2002:

Artist/Producer Grant, NJ Council for the Humanities
Finalist, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition
Critic’s Choice,  Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition

2001:

Shubert Fellowship
Finalist, O’Neill Playwrights Conference

1998:

Winner, OOBR Award (Writer)
Winner, OOBR Award (Producer)

1997:

Finalist, Nantucket Short Play Competition
Finalist, Moving Arts Premiere One-Act Competition
Finalist, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition
Semi-Finalist, The Chesterfield Film Company “Writer’s Film Project”
Critic’s Choice,  Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival & Competition

1996:

Semi-Finalist, Lamia Ink! International One-Page Play Competition
 

PUBLICATIONS

  • 1,001 People That Suck, Ongoing (Blog)
  • Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, Kickie Publishing, 2017
  • (Excerpts) Creep, The Food Monologues, The Pink Plays, Animals, Proximity, The Marriage Plays: Till Death Do Us Part in Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, Kickie Publishing, 2017
  • Rush (solo performance piece) in Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, Kickie Publishing, 2017
  • “As If,” Performed by Miss County (solo performance piece) in Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, Kickie Publishing, 2017
  • Stroke My Eyeball, Butter Up My Lashes (solo performance piece) in Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, Kickie Publishing, 2017
  • Animals in Clockhouse Literary Journal: Volume Five, Clockhouse Writers’ Conference/Goddard College, 2017
  • Proximity in Best 5-Minute Plays, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2017
  • The Food Monologues, Kickie Publishing, 2014
  • Spitting Daisies and Communicating Through the Sunset, Kickie Publishing, 2014
  • The Pink Plays, Kickie Publishing, 2014
  • 1,001 People That Suck, Kickie Publishing, 2013
  • The Pink Plays (Excerpt “Breathe”) in Scenes from a Diverse World, ICWP, 2011
  • Communicating Through the Sunset (Excerpt) in Acting is Believing (Textbook), Cengage Learning, 2011
  • Spitting Daisies and Communicating Through the Sunset, Kickie Publishing, 2010
  • Spitting Daisies, Original Works Publishing, 2010
  • Communicating Through the Sunset (Excerpt) in One on One: The Best Men’s Monologues for the 21st Century, Applause Theatre & Cinema, 2009
  • Myth (Excerpt) in Mother/Daughter Monologue Anthology, ICWP, 2009
  • The Food Monologues (Excerpts “Ten Pounds,” “Nuts,” “Bones”) in Young Women’s Monologues from Contemporary Plays: Volume II, Meriwether Publishing, 2008
  • Communicating Through the Sunset (Excerpt) in One on One: The Best Women’s Monologues for the 21st Century, Applause Theatre & Cinema, 2007
  • The Pink Plays (Excerpt “By Looking”) in More Scenes and Monologs From the Best New Plays II, Meriwether Publishing, 2006
  • Communicating Through the Sunset (Excerpt) in More Scenes and Monologs From the Best New Plays II, Meriwether Publishing, 2006
  • The Food Monologues (Excerpt “Visions”) in Audition Arsenal for Women in Their 30s, Smith & Kraus, 2005
  • Brain Freeze (monologue) in Classroom Scenes and Monologues, Dramatic Publishing, 2005
  • The Pink Plays  (Excerpt “Split Ends”) in Classroom Scenes & Monologues, Dramatic Publishing, 2005
  • The Food Monologues  (Excerpts “Piece” and “Found”) in Young Women’s Monologues from Contemporary Plays, Meriwether Publishing, 2004
  • Seaglass in New Plays Festival: New One-Act Plays by Emerging American Playwrights, Gardner-Webb University2004
  • Enormous (short play) in Original Middle School Scenes and Monologues, Dramatic Publishing, 2000
  • Believe (monologue) in Original Middle School Scenes and Monologues, Dramatic Publishing, 2000

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Emerging Artists Theatre, Playwright, 2005-Present
  • Philadelphia New Play Initiative, Invited Playwright for Inaugural “Interview Program,” 2011
  • NJ Teachers Theatre, Playwright, 2002-2004
  • New Jersey Dramatists/The Waterfront Ensemble, Playwright/Producing Director, 1994-1997, 2001-2004
  • The Dramatists Guild Member, 1993-Present
  • Young Playwrights, Inc., Reader, 1993

 

TRAINING

  • Columbia University, MFA, Playwriting, 2001
  • New York University, Certificate, Film Production, 1997
  • William Esper Studio, Meisner Technique, 1995
  • Montclair State University, BA, (double major) English and Speech & Theatre/Communications, 1993