ORGANIZATIONS

Dramatists Guild of America

Authors League of America



GROUPS

ThroughLine (Founding Member)

Playwrights’ Lab (Member)

First Seen (Co-Artistic Director)

Theatre Artists’ Conspiracy (Executive Committee)



EDUCATION

MA in English  (Creative Writing - Playwriting)
San Francisco State University
2011

Graduate School - Brooklyn College Dept. of Theater
Concentration in Directing

BA in English Literature
Brooklyn College
1970



PRODUCTIONS
   
2017
BUILD A WALL
Short + Sweet South India
Chennai, India
2017
X-LESS
PianoFight
ShortLIved VI
San Francisco
2017
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
Pine Tree Players
Canmore, Alberta, Canada
2017
MARK MY WORMS
The St. Louis Actors’ Studio
LaBute New Theater Festival
New  York, NY
2016
DOLLY GETS HER  SHOT
Starlite Players
Sarasota, FL
2016
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
THE ANSWER
The Theater at Hollywood and Vine
Plymouth, MA
2016
BUILD A WALL
Red Eye 10s
International Play Festival
Various Locations
2016
MARK MY WORMS
Starlite Players
Sarasota, FL
2016
BUILD A WALL
THE ANSWER
The Stage TLV
TLV Short Play Festival
Tel Aviv, Israel
2016
MARK MY WORMS
The St. Louis Actors’ Studio
LaBute New Theater Festival
St. Louis, MO
2016
I DID THAT
The Theater at Hollywood and Vine
Plymouth, MA
2016
FINDING LOVE @ .COM
The Theater at Hollywood and Vine
Plymouth, MA
2016
ALL THE DETAILS
Rover Dramawerks
10-Minute Play Festival
Plano, TX
2016
GRAM SCAMS
Starlite Players
Sarasota, FL
2016
A MATTER OF NATIONAL INTEREST
Hollywood Scribbler Theatre
Presidential Election Shorts
Hollywood Fringe Festival
Los Angeles, CA
2016
GRAM SCAMS
Lakeshore Players
12th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival
White Bear Lake, MN
2016
E-LOVE
Sonderlust Theatre
“Untold” Short-Play Festival
London, UK
2016
ALL THE DETAILS
Ocean County College
Comic Shorts One-Act Festival
Toms River, NJ
2016
HANGIN' ON THE EDGE
Bellarmine University
International 10-Minute Play Festival
Louisville, KY
2016
GRAM SCAMS
Short + Sweet Sydney
Sydney, Australia
2015
GRAM SCAMS
Theatre Oxford
2015 Ten-Minute Play Festival
Oxford, MS
2015
THE ANSWER
The Road Theatre Company
Summer Playwrights Festival 6
Los Angeles, CA
2015
THE RULE OF APP-TRACTION
Women In Theatre
Kauai  Shorts 10-Minute  Play Festival
Kapaa, HI
2015
FINDING LOVE @ .COM
Pegasus Theatre Company
TAPAS 14
Guerneville, CA
2015
IRISH STEW
Phoenix Stage Company
3rd Annual One-Act Play Festival
Naugatuck, CT
2015
IRISH STEW
Diez Minutos
San Miguel 10-Minute Play Festival
San Miguel de Allende,  Mexico
2015
BUILD A WALL
Encompass Productions
Bare Essentials 2015
London, UK
2015
FINDING LOVE @ .COM
Short + Sweet Sydney 2015
Sydney, Australia
2014
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
The Theater at Hollywood and Vine
Plymouth, MA
2014
THE ANSWER
Peninsula College
Find Your Voice Festival
Port Angeles, WA
2014
FINDING LOVE @ .COM
Phoenix Stage Company
2nd Annual One-Act Play Festival
Naugatuck, CT
2014
NOTHING
Fine Arts Association
One Act Festival
Willoughby, OH
2014
IRISH STEW
Short + Sweet Sydney
Sydney, Australia
2013
THE ANSWER
Sonoma Stage Works
PlayFest 2013
Sonoma, CA
2013
STEALING MELISSA
Good Luck Macbeth
Reno, NV
2013
SIMMER, AND SERVE COLD
Pegasus Theatre Company
TAPAS 13
Guerneville, CA
2013
SIMMER, AND SERVE COLD
Driftwood Players
Fourth Annual Festival of Shorts
Edmonds, WA
2013
SMALL THINGS
Wyong Central Coast TheatreFest
Wyong, Australia
2013
IRISH STEW
Short + Sweet Auckland
2013 Festival
Auckland, New Zealand
2013
THE ANSWER
Players Guild of Leonia
Leonia, NJ
2013
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
UpStage Theatre
4th Annual Festival of Comedy
Houston, TX
2013
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
Port Tobacco Players
Maryland Community Theater Festival
Wye Mills, MD
2012
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
Jakarta Players
Jakarta, Indonesia
2012
A MATTER OF NATIONAL INTEREST
Subversive Theatre Collective
Subversive Shorts 2012
Buffalo, NY
2012
SMALL THINGS
The Theater at Western Springs
Western Springs, IL
2012
SMALL THINGS
The Theater at Hollywood and Vine
Plymouth, MA
2011
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
Happy Dog Productions
Berkeley, CA
2011
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
Ross Valley Players
Summer RAW Festival
Ross, CA
2011
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
The Theater at Hollywood and Vine
Plymouth, MA
2011
THE ANSWER
Somerset Community College
Sketches! 
Somerset, KY
2011
BUILD A WALL
New Carpa Theater
Performing 1070: A Short-Play Festival
Phoenix, AZ
2011
FINDING LOVE@.COM
Theatre Three
Festival of One-Act Plays
Port Jefferson, NY
2010
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
Newtowne Players
Footlight Festival
Lexington Park, MD
2009
SMALL THINGS
Baldwin-Wallace College
Berea, Ohio
2009
ALL THE DETAILS
Curtain Call Theatre
If the Shorts Fit II
Braintree, MA
2009
SPINIT, TWISTIT, and LIE
Subversive Theatre Collective
Subversive Shorts 2009
Bufalo, NY
2008
THE ANSWER
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
Short Play Festival
San Luis Obispo, CA
2008
SPINIT, TWISTIT, and LIE
North Park Vaudeville and Candy Shoppe
North Park Playwright Festival
San Diego
2008
BUILD A WALL
Turtle Shell Productions
Turtle Tales Teen Play Festival
New York City
2008
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
Thunderbird theatre Company
Seventh Annual BOA Festiva
San Francisco
2008
A MATTER OF NATIONAL INTEREST
North Park Vaudeville and Candy Shoppe
San Diego
2008
THE ANSWER
Llittle Fish Theatre
Pick of the Vine 2008
SanPedro, CA
2007
A MATTER OF NATIONAL INTEREST
Appetite Theatre
Bruschetta 2007
Chicago
2007
STRANGER THAN TRUE (Case #1)
Toy Boat Productions
Hot Summer Shorts
Portland, OR
2007
SMALL THINGS
2007 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival
New Orleans
2006
THE ANSWER
Heartlande Theatre Company
Play-By-Play Retrospective
Ann Arbor, MI
2005
ALL THE DETAILS
Emerging Artists Theatre
EATfest Fall 2005
New York City
2005
THE FAUCETS OF THE LAW
Teatro del Navile
BOA Festival Italia
Bologna, Italy
2005
HAVE YOUR SAY
Heartlande Theatre Company
2005 Play by Play Marathon
Ann Arbor, MI
2004
SMALL THINGS
2004 Gettysburg College
World Premiere One-Act Festival
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA
2004
THE FAUCETS OF THE LAW
TANTA Productions
Third Annual BOA Festival
San Francisco
2003
CRYSTAL PIECES
Theatre Artists’ Conspiracy
Cafe Project: Triple Espresso
San Francisco
2003
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
Newfangled Productions
New York City
2003
ALL THE DETAILS
Hillsdale Community Theater
Plays in May...2003
Jonesville, MI
2003
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
Heartlande Theatre Company
2003 Play by Play Marathon
Ann Arbor, MI
2002
THE ANSWER
Malibu Stage Company
Second International Festival of One-Act Plays
Malibu, CA
2002
ALL THE DETAILS
Atlantis Playmakers
Short Attention Span PlayFEST
Bellerica,MA
2002
THE ANSWER
Hillsdale Community Theater
Plays in May 3.0
Jonesville, MI
2002
THE ANSWER
Heartlande Theatre Company
2002 Play by Play Marathon
Ann Arbor, MI
2002
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
(Radio Play)
Pagliacci’s Fools
KWMR, Pt. Reyes, CA
2001
DOLLY GETS HER SHOT
Theatre Artists’ Conspiracy
Cafe Project
San Francisco
2001
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
(Radio Play)
Pagliacci’s Fools
KAZU, Pacific Grove, CA
KPFA, Berkeley, CA
2000
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
(Radio Play)
Pagliacci’s Fools
Live Performance, Berkeley, CA
KPIG, Watsonville, CA
1999
THE ANSWER
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
STRANGER THAN TRUE (Case #1)
California Travel Troupe
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Edinburgh, Scotland
1999
THE FAUCETS OF THE LAW
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
California Travel Troupe
San Francisco
1998 - 1993
AGORA
Third Studio
Monterey County, CA
Various Locations
1995
THE ANSWER
Playwrights Studio Theatre
Festival of Ten-Minute Plays
Milwaukee
1992
THE ONE LESS TRAVELLED
California Cottage Theatre
Los Angeles
1992
THE FAUCETS OF THE LAW
New Traditions Theater
Bay Area Intimate Theater Festival
San Francisco
1987
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
SoupStone Project
New York City
1986
THE WALRUS SAID
West Coast Ensemble
Los Angeles
1985
TOMMY KNOCKERS
The Gallery Players
New York City
1975
CRYSTAL PIECES
THE LIFE
New York Theater Ensemble
New York City
1974
THE WAR OFFICE
Gemstone Theater Co.
New York City
1974
THE WALRUS SAID
THEATER 77 Rep. Co.
New York City
1973
THE WALRUS SAID
THEATER 77 Rep. Co.
New York City
1972
THE LIFE
The New Village Theater
New York City
AWARDS
   
PARTY FAVORS
Winner, First Prize
Goshen Peace Play Contest
2016
FINDING LOVE @ . COM
Runner Up - Best Script
2015 TAPAS Short Play Festival
San Francisco Bay Area Critics Circle
2015
GRAM SCAMS
Audience Award Winner
Theatre Oxford's
National Ten Minute Play Readings
2015
SIMMER, AND SERVE COLD
Second Place
Driftwood Players 4th Annual Festival of Shorts
2013
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
Winner, UpStage Playwright Award
UpStage Theatre 4th Annual Festival of Comedy
2013
HOW IT WORKS
Winner, Ashland New Plays Festival
2012
STEALING MELISSA
Winner, Doc Jim Martin Playwright Competition
Good Luck Macbeth
2012
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
Winner, SF Footlights One Act Play Contest
2009
SMALL THINGS
Winner, 1st  Place - Stage Play Script
75th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
2006
SMALL THINGS
Winner, Tennessee Williams Literary Festival
One-Act Play Competition
2006
SMALL THINGS
Winner, Robert R. Lehan Playwriting Awards
for One-Act Plays
Westfield State College
2004
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
Winner, DramaRama 90
San Francisco Playwrights Center
1990
THE WALRUS SAID
Winner, Religious Arts Guild Drama Competition
1976
PUBLISHED WORK
   
IRISH STEW
(10-Minute Version)
One Act Play Depot
Saskatchewan, Canada
2016
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
Duo! The Best Scenes for Mature Actors
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
New York, NY
2015
IRISH STEW
Best American Short Plays: 2013-2014
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
New York, NY
2015
2 Monologues from
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
Best Monologues from The Best American
Short Plays, Volume Three
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
New York, NY
2015
2 Monologues from
SMALL THINGS
Best Monologues from The Best American
Short Plays, Volume Two
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
New York, NY
2014
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
(10-Minute Version)
One Act Play Depot
Saskatchewan, Canada
2015
"First Date"
Monolog from CUFFLINKED
interJACtions: Monologues at the Heart
of Human Nature, Volume III
JAC Publishing & Promotions
Burlington, MA. 2014
2014
SMALL THINGS
Pennster Media
pennstermedia.squarespace.com
2014
COME AGAIN, ANOTHER DAY
Best American Short Plays: 2011-2012
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
New York, NY
2013
THE ANSWER
0 To 60: Longwood University
Ten-Minute Play Festival 2012 - Volume 1
One Act Play Depot
Saskatchewan, Canada
2012
Maggie’s Monolog
from THE MALTESE FRENCHMAN
auditionart.com
2012
SMALL THINGS
Regional Best 2011
Level 4 Press
Jarmul, CA
2010
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT 
Best American Short Plays: 2007-2008
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
New York, NY
2009
SMALL THINGS
Best American Short Plays: 2007-2008
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
New York, NY
2009
THE ANSWER
1st Annual SLO Little Theatre
Short Play Festival Collection
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
San Luis Obispo, CA
2008
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
BOA 7 - Bay One-Acts Festival
Three Wise Monkeys                                         
San Francisco, CA
2008
SMALL THINGS
Bayou Magazine
Issue 47
University of New Orleans                                  
New Orleans, LA
2007
SMALL THINGS
Persona
Westfield State College
Westfield, MA
2006
“Reconciliation”
   Monolog from ORBITING SATURN
“Audition”
   Monolog from NEXT
New Audition Scenes and Monologs
from Contemporary Playwrights
Meriwether Publishing
Colorado Springs, CO
2005
THE FAUCETS OF THE LAW
BOA 3 - Bay One-Acts Festival
Three Wise Monkeys Press
San Francisco, CA
2004
Maggie’s Monolog   
   from THE MALTESE FRENCHMAN
Audition Monologs for Student Actors II
Meriwether Publishing
Colorado Springs, CO
2001
DIRECTOR
   
THE WAR OFFICE
Gemstone Theater Co.
1974
Big Mother Space Troupe
 
1970
HONORS
   
Play of the Day
Short + Sweet South India
BUILD A WALL
Finalist
2017 Arts and Letters Prize in Drama
Arts & Letters -
Journal of Contemporary Culture
DEATH DOES LARRY
Best of the Fest -
Audience Favorite
Rover Dramawerks
2016 10-Minute Play Festival
ALL THE DETAILS
Semi-Finalist
2016 Trustus Playwrights’ Festival
THE OTHER AMANDAS
Audience Favorite
Lakeshore Players
2016 Ten-Minute Play Festival
GRAM SCAMS
Finalist
2016-17 Reva Shiner Comedy Award
CUFFLINKED
3rd Place - Judges' Choice
3rd Place -People's Choice
Short + Sweet Sydney 2015
FINDING LOVE @ .COM
Finalist
2014 Heideman Award
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Ten-Minute Play Contest
SIMMER, AND SERVE COLD
Finalist
2014 Arts and Letters Prize in Drama
Arts & Letters -
Journal of Contemporary Culture
CROSSED
3rd place
People's Choice Showcase
Short + Sweet Sydney 2014
IRISH STEW
Semifinalist
2013 Firehouse Theatre Project
Festival of New American Plays
HOW IT WORKS
Semi-Finalist
2013 HotCity
Greenhouse New Play Festival
CUFFLINKED
Semifinalist
2011 Drury University
One-Act Playwriting Competition
STEALING MELISSA
Nominee
2010 David and Lynn Angell
Humanitas Comedy Fellowship
 
Finalist
FutureFest 2010
Dayton Playhouse
HOW IT WORKS
Second Place
2009 Jim Highsmith Playwriting Award
San Francisco State University
ORBITING SATURN
Semifinalist
2007 Drury University
One-Act Playwriting Competition
HOUSE OF THE HOLY MOMENT
Finalist
2006 Kernodle New Play Competition
University of Arkansas
SMALL THINGS
Finalist
2005 Drury University
One-Act Playwriting Competition
SMALL THINGS
Finalist
2005 Arts and Letters Prize in Drama
Arts & Letters -
Journal of Contemporary Culture
SMALL THINGS
Semifinalist
2004 Dorothy Silver
Playwriting Competition
AND JONAH ROSE UP
Finalist
1992-93 National Repertory Theatre
Foundation                                                                  
NATIONAL PLAY AWARD
(Given in 1996)
THE MALTESE FRENCHMAN
Semifinalist
1992 Pleiades Playwrighting Competition
THE ONE LESS TRAVELLED
Finalist
1989 Actors Theater of Louisville
National Ten-Minute Play Contest
THE ANSWER
Semifinalist
1976 Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights
Conference
THE ONE LESS TRAVELLED
Cary Pepper