A little bit about me

Welcome! I am a playwright, director, and teacher. My plays are published by Playscripts, Brooklyn Publishers, Smith & Kraus, Applause, Tree Press and Indie Theater Now. I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. I reside in Philadelphia with my family.

Recent Publications:

EACH LIFE UNFULFILLED in “105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance

REALLY, REALLY REAL in “5-Minute Plays (The Applause Acting Series)

Works in Progress:

SEW WHAT? (a political comedy based loosely on The Emperor’s New Clothes, summer 2017)

ROBIN HOOD (at P.A.C.K., May 2016)

SHUTTER (a contemporary play about a photographer and her daughter)

Production Highlights:

A female-forward adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET premiered in August 2016 at Acting Manitou

Adaptations of THE SECRET GARDEN and THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ  premiered with P.A.C.K.

AMERICANS IN BRESHKISTAN, an original play, premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, under the direction of Sonya Baehr

VIPER FAIRY (a new adaptation of Gozzi’s “The Serpent Woman”) premiered at Acting Manitou in Maine

JANE AT THE WINDOW, a new musical with Jessica Noel, premiered at Philadelphia’s Levitt Theater

LEAVING IKEA (with Dano Madden) was produced by The Artful Conspirators at Brooklyn Lyceum

THE ADVENTURES OF PETER RABBIT AND FRIENDS was commissioned for and produced by Youth Theatre Northwest

AFTERLIGHT was produced by Threads Theater Company at The Cherry Lane Theatre as part of the NYC International Fringe Festival

Productions elsewhere include WILD THING at the New Acting Company; LAST SUMMER at Poly Prep CDS; 30 IDEAS, 3 OF THEM GOOD, in collaboration with The Artful Conspirators; ONCE UPON A PANDORA’S BOX at the New Acting Company; THIRD WHEEL at Manhattan Comedy Collective; and JUNGLE BOOK at Southern Oregon University. New works PETER & ALICE and THE SCOTTISH PLAY had readings and open rehearsals with The Artful Conspirators.