Charlie Johnson Reads All of Proust
An old man gets a lecture on Proust from his snooty daughter-in- law. Determined to prove he's no dummy, he decides to read it all, and discovers the epic of his own life.
Produced at the Den Theatre, Chicago, 2019
Produced by Midnight Theatre, St. Louis, 2019
The Death of Captain Hero
When the lead actor of a Saturday morning cartoon show dies a scandalous death, the head writer wants to give him a heroic send-off on the show. But it's against FCC regulation for a character to die on a children's cartoon. O'Neill semifinalist 2013, Princess Grace Award semifinalist 2017. Ninth Place, 88th Annual Writers Digest Writing Contest 2019.
Readings: 3 Brothers Theatre, Waukegan, 2016
Three Cat Productions, Chicago, 2015
Available Light Theatre, Columbus, 2015
Chameleon Theatre Circle, Minnapolis, 2013
Wells and Welles
A rainy night in 1940. Orson Welles and HG Wells happen to be at the same motel in San Antonio. Orson has a favor to ask.
Reading: Chicago Dramatists, 2019
Recorded on our podcast, Continuous Dream
Two psychologists studying human behavior experiment on social media, with frightening consequences.
Reading: Three Cat Productions, Chicago, 2018
Garry Marshall New Works semifinalist 2018
Neukom Award finalist 2019
The Last Sane Man
A shy college student meets a young man with a theory: insanity is caused by a virus that is spreading around the globe.
Readings: Piccolo Theatre, Evanston, 2017
Chicago Dramatists, 2016
Spartan Theatre Company, Chicago, 2016
A young woman is captured in the Peloponnesian War, made a slave in Athens, and is seduced by a soldier who tells her he's Zeus in disguise.
Produced in Chicago, 2017
Reading: Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, 2015
The ancient legends of Irish hero Cuchulainn.
Produced by Trinity High School, 2019
A couple is driven to surreal madness by a sound coming through the walls of their new apartment. Semifinalist, Seven Devils Conference 2017.
Reading: Coffee and Whisky Productions, 2019
Screenplay optioned, 2017
Poet and Warrior
30 years in the relationship between poet William Butler Yeats and revolutionary Maud Gonne.
Readings: Prop Theatre, Chicago, 2018
Greenhouse Theatre, Chicago, 2014 and 2015
When a nurse is apparently murdered in a psych ward, the patients must hold themselves together to solve the mystery.
Readings: Three Cat Productions, Chicago, 2014
Creative Studio Space, 2009
Maybe we'd all be happier in simpler times. A family finds out.
Semifinalist: B Street Theatre Comedies, 2020
Third place winner, James Stevenson Prize 2019
The Artistic Home Cut to the Chase Festival 2019
American Blues Theatre Ripped Festival 2020
The Terrible Secret
Stage Left Theatre Drek Fest 2019
20% Theatre Snapshots Festival 2016
Between Here and Our Destination
Three Cat Productions Holiday Stories 2014
Chameleon Theatre Circle 2014
Women's Theatre Alliance 2013
Chicago Dramatists Ten Minute Workshop 2011
Sell the House
Second City Level 5 Showcase 2008