Script Shenanigans

RETREAT  (click for more)

a two act dramedy (4m, 3w)  

Wrongful incarceration is not just a prison problem. It shackles us all. But who gets exonerated and who serves a life sentence? Insprired by a true story...until Curtis gets free, no one will. 

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Dramatist Guild Member

RABBIT SUMMER  (click for more)

a two act tragicomedy (1m, 2w)

A quickfire examination of love vs. need, manhood vs. fatherhood, mass shootings vs. police brutality, and being Black vs. being blue as a Black Supercouple exhaust their powers.

TRIPLE THREATS  (click for more)

a two act musical (5m, 4w with a large, gender and racially inclusive ensemble)

 

It's 1981. Can the misguided lives of a couple of career criminals give meaning to a struggling Black artist's vision to change the landscape of the American Theatre?

STANDING UP:  BATHROOM TALK & OTHER

STUFF WE LEARN FROM DAD  (click for more)

a one act solo 

Where death and stand-up converge, hilarity ensues!  A moonlighting waitress's old wounds can't be healed until she picks at the scabs. A comedy that kills.

DRAMATURGY, SCRIPT CONSULTING &             CONTENT CREATION
ADJUDICATOR FOR
Bay Area Playwrights Festival
National Black Theatre I AM SOUL Fellowship
The O'Neill Center Playwrights Conference
Bronx Council For the Arts Playwright Award
Bronx Council For the Arts Screenwriter Award
Urbanworld Film Festival
CONTENT CONSULTANT  -  EDITOR FOR
PopUp Plus (blog series content consultant)
Envision (meeting delivery content editor)
siegel + gale (Award ceremony content,                     meeting content editor)
Resume editing, speech consultant, storytelling
SCRIPT CONSULTATION  -  DRAMTURGY
References available upon request
Thrilled to be an inaugural member of American Theatre Group's PlayLab writers group of BIPOC and LBTGQIA+ voices. 
TEN - TWENTY MINUTE PLAYS

HOUSE OF A NEGRO. FUNNY...

(3 non gender specific actors)

Inspired by a legendary Black play, this commissioned ten positions three townhouse tenants together during the Covid pandemic.

 

POOR POSTURING

(1m, 2 w)

When a well meaning white professor helps a Black student to succeed, the only way to win is to lose.

SACRIFICE

(2w)

Will we ever be an antiracial society?  Not if we're still expecting someone else to get us there.

CURRENT PERFORMANCES OF MY WORK
(if only virtually for now):
TRIPLE THREATS in theatrical development with Boomerang Theatre Company, NYC.
 
In early development: 
The Broadway Banned Puerto Rican Who Did This, Said That & Lived To Tell It - A musical cavalcade conceived with Julio Agustin, composed by Nehemiah Luckett
An untitled play about the privilege of generational wealth and the complexities of being a good neighbor.
Simon Sleds - An illustrated short form series for children with collaborators Kevin R. Free & Nehemiah Luckett