FIRST PEEK: “Wound Care”

Excited to be part of the Playwrights Union FIRST PEEK Reading Festival again with a play drafted (mostly) this past February as part of the PU’s Annual Writing Challenge… 8pm on Saturday, June 8th at City Garage Theatre, Bergamot Station Arts Center in Santa Monica. It one of 9 plays in FIRST PEEK 2024 (honored…

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“adaptation.resilience” @ Winterfest

Hooray! Really excited that my play adaptation.resilience was chosen to be part of EST/LA’s Winterfest 2024. The reading is at 7pm on Sunday, March 3rd at Atwater Village Theatre and I couldn’t ask for a more incredible team: Director Laura Stribling and actors Desiree Mee Jung, Lauren Campedelli, Ray Xifo, Mika Dyo and Sarah Garic.  …

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First Peek of “Temporary Measures”

So excited that my new play “Temporary Measures: a play about legacy” will be included in the Playwrights Union FIRST PEEK 2023 May 20-21 at Atwater Village Theatre. “Temporary Measures,” directed by Susan Vanita Diol, features incredible actors Kwana Martinez, Katherine Griffith, Brian M. Cole and Olamiju Obanikoro. I hope…

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EST/LA: the Ignite Project

I can’t remember how I got talked into it, but I’m very glad I did. Back in January, a group of us started scheming with Ensemble Studio Theatre/Los Angeles Artistic Director Tracey A. Leigh and Producing Director Troy Loftin about ways to foster new writing through the company. After hearing…

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“adaptation.resilience”… on the boards at the Road!

Yowza! This has been a ride. Two years ago (yeah, in the before times: fall 2019) I was honored to be selected as one of the playwrights comprising Road Theatre Company’s inaugural Under Construction Playwrights Group. There were 11 of us, building our new plays from the ground up, aiming…

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Red Naugahyde Fun in Road’s SPF 12

What a great time with such incredible artists! I was thrilled when The Road Theatre invited me to be part of their Summer Playwrights Festival again, this time with my comedy about negotiations, acceptance and belonging, The Big Red Naugahyde Booth (or, Would-be Elks)… online! This is a play that I’ve…

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