Short Plays and Short Films
"30 days straight of too much sugar and small talk and things you have to buy." "Well thank god you just educated me that the holidays are stressful." When two college friends meet at a holiday party in a new city, half a lifetime since they last spoke, both see how their mistakes and grudges have haunted them into their adulthood.
Two friends from a graduate program show up at their professor's house to have a 3-way with him. When they find out that their professor - "Number 3" - is running late, and they are left alone with each other they begin to question each other's motives. As the two become more competitive and the stakes get higher, they wrestle with the question: "If he is Number 3, who is Number 1"?
(Voted Best In Show, From The Hip Festival) An artist and a cater-waitress meet on the Williamsburg Bridge in the middle of the night. Are they ghosts, or burnouts, or success stories? Both challenge the other’s attempt at the New York dream and both peal the other’s raw strength back to reveal the vulnerability of being without an ally in a hard environment.
(MicroTheater Miami) What do women really talk about when they are alone? A wicked and hilarious love story about the people we are most ourselves with.
Lowell: …It’s perfect for farmers, cause it’s so rich in nutrients. It’s an area of glacial detritus. You know detritus? Janine: Do I know where Detroit is? Michigan. Lowell: No, detritus. Janine: What’s detritus? Lowell: Crap. Shit people leave behind. Janine: So the reason that you think this place is cool is because we’re living where glaciers go to die.
(RADA Festival) Everyone is a foreigner in the terrain of another’s heart. After breaking up, a bi-continental couple revisit the streets of Amsterdam and retrace a love that has left both sincerely lost.
(Samuel French OOB Festival) A tragi-comic look at two Brooklyn women sitting on a park bench and watching their kids. Marnie and Paige are two fretful moms who coach each other on what foods they should be eating, how to dress their kids and who ponder (with scant information, other than their own blogs) if intelligence is bad for a girl's self-esteem. When an ice cream truck pulls up and ruins their sense of comfort the two women's stories about where they are and who they are start to unrav
B wants to erase herself completely. A funny, scary movement piece that spans time, space, and states of consciousness: this play looks a girl who wants to be Teen Wolf or be annihilated, or to finally feel real happiness.
(Short Film) Fiction blurs into a sinister reality as an exhausted graduate student works obsessively to analyze a piece about fiction blurring into reality. When fascination with a surreal world is this intense, madness must surely be close on its heels.