ONE ACT PLAYS.

GREYOUT -  Drama, 1F / 2M.

A dark drama in one act.
Run time is approximately 1 hour.
Duct tape covers nearly every inch of Blythe's bedroom.  She feels trapped, haunted by the sound and scent and sight and memory of him.  So she works to block him, and to block out that night, by burying it beneath layer after layer of grey tape.  But Blythe's long time friend, Bartlett, sees this as a self-imposed prison sentence.  With his every effort to support her recovery, his very gender seems to drive Blythe further away, until his desperation to “fix her” goes too far.   

YOUR PRINCESS IS IN ANOTHER CASTLE  -  Comedy, 1F / 3M.

A Comic Con comedy in one act.
Run time is approximately 30 minutes.
Skip Whitaker is on a quest.  After his Comic Con ticket is stolen, Skip performs for donations while dressed as Mario (from Nintendo's Super Mario Bros).  There, he meets Chuck, a foul-mouthed but enthusiastic Yoshi (Mario's in-game sidekick) and the two join forces to get Skip into the Convention and meet his prophesied true love.  But, when a weapon-wielding Pikachu and an angry Boba Fett show up, will Skip's dreams of “Happily ever after” become “Game Over?”

THE SUMMONINGComedy / Drama, 2F.

A demon summoning in one act.
Run time is approximately 40 minutes.
Lianne seeks retribution against her lying, cheating ex-boyfriend in the most potent and permanent way she can think of: by summoning a great demon to torture him for all eternity.  But as she works to complete the elaborate summoning ritual, Keen — a sassy, snarky gateway demon — suddenly appears, complicating Lianne's efforts and forcing her to question the long-term value of her vengeance.

BLOOD WILL TELL - Drama, Ensemble.

A vampire ensemble drama in one act.
Run time is approximately 1 hour.
Can be performed with a flexible ensemble cast of about 15.
A young noble girl, desperate for knowledge and willing to do anything to get it.  A group of secretive young women, hunted by their village.  A charismatic new student and her quiet sister, with a mysterious connection to the past.  A school project on vampires leads students to a shocking discovery.  BLOOD WILL TELL is an ensemble piece, written for young adult performers, which weaves a tale of vampire influence through the ages.
Originally commissioned by the Northwest Children's Theater and School in Portland, Oregon, for a Halloween performance by the "NW Teen" Ensemble.  Click HERE to see production photos.

LIGHTS FADE, CURTAINDrama, 4F / 3M.

A family drama in one act.
Run time is approximately 1 hour.
In the cold reality of his mother's hospital room, Aidan, a playwright, seeks to find closure.  He retreats into his work, drawing material from circumstances surrounding his mother's life.  As he weaves his tale, his siblings Hannah, Garvey, and his sister-in-law Robin, question his right to appropriate their lives into his play. It is through these real confrontations, and his exploration of memory and art, that Aidan comes to terms with truth, death, and the real meaning of family.

THREE ROSES ON THE GRAVE:
An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe
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Drama, Ensemble.

Three adaptations in one act.
Run time is approximately 1 hour.
Can be performed with a flexible ensemble cast of about 15.
THREE ROSES ON THE GRAVE: An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe is an ensemble piece, comprised of a triptych of adaptations written for young adult performers.  With a minimalist feel and an emphasis on chorus work and large group movement, this play is a chilling and modern take on three of Poe's most famous works: The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Masque of the Red Death.
Originally commissioned by the Northwest Children's Theater and School in Portland, Oregon, for a Halloween performance by the "NW Teen" Ensemble.  Click HERE to see production photos.