What Goes Around

Commissioned by Dramatic Publishing for The Bully Plays, an anthology published in
2011.

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Penny Candy

A boy who plays go-between discovers the down side of deception in this romantic romp set in 1950s Appalachia.

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Five-Cent Girl

1896. Washington, D.C. An undercover detective discovers the doomed romance that drove a fellow police officer to murder.

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October 1962

A paroled killer’s return to his home town creates havoc for a neighboring family already struggling with Cold War paranoia.

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The Good Daughter

One man would tame a raging river, another his rebellious child. Neither can foresee the consequences. An epic story of love and defiance in World War I Missouri.

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The Sudden Sixties (one-act)

When Hannah Winter loses her footing in a hotel lobby, the gentleman who helps her up, turns out to be the boyfriend she left behind 40 years earlier. Now, after nearly a lifetime of self-sacrifice, Hannah is in the mood to rebel.

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The Savage Sex (one-act)

The allure of the charming and witty Madame Poisson is too strong for any man in the village to resist. It seems a new suitor is seen walking through her door, but only one man notices that many of her suitors never leave. Will Inspector Idiot finally discover her secret, or will he, too, fall victim to her fatal charms?

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Her Place in the World (one-act)

Adam’s immortal, diabolical first wife Lilith makes her appearance again, wreaking havoc among his descendants, who are now atoning for their sins in Juniata County, Pennsylvania.

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Molumby’s Million

Boxer Jack Dempsey takes center stage in this fast-paced satirical look at America’s peculiar obsession with celebrity.

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The Good Girl Is Gone

A dark comedy that pokes at the bruised heart of the American family to examine the power of memory to torment and heal.

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Design

When their new neighborhood becomes the target of a serial sniper, a young couple is forced to reconsider the tradeoffs they have made between security and satisfaction.

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Dirty Pictures

One night in a Colorado roadhouse, in the depths of the Reagan recession, four lonely lives are transformed by the discovery of 21 nudie snapshots.

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The Yellow Stocking Play

Twelfth Night is the inspiration for this quick-change musical comedy about a 17th Century Shakespeare troupe embarked on a disastrous tour of the Continent.

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Memoirs of a Forgotten Man

Long before fake news was a trending topic, it was called propaganda. And in the Soviet Union, circa 1938, it was the grease that kept Stalin’s machinery of terror in motion.

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Salvation Road

Two guys. One rusted out Honda. Twenty-four hours to separate a girl from her guru. The road to Hell was never more fun.

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Radium Girls

In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease.

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