PRODUCTIONS AND AWARDS

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SLICE OF LIFE

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  • Springville Center for the Arts, Springville, NY                                                                          July 2015

 

ON THE ROOF

  • Buffalo United Artists, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                                                 May 2015

 

BRILLIANT WORKS OF ART

  • Winner, HRC Showcase Theatre                                                                                  October 2015
  • Winner, Firehouse Festival of New American Plays, staged reading            July 2015
  • Top three finalist, Rising Sage Visiting Playwrights                                                             July 2015
  • Top Ten Finalist, Woodward/Newman Drama Award                                                        June 2015
  • Invited to Last Frontier Playwriting Conference, Valdez, AK                                             June 2015
  • Core Artists Ensemble/Barrow Group, New York, NY, staged reading                           April 2015
  • Semi-finalist, Playwrights First, New York, NY                                                                    February 2015
  • Fifth place, Tucson Alliance of Dramatic Artists (TADA!)                                                 January 2015
  • Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                         September 2014

 

CHRISTMAS 2.0

  • Phoenix Theatre, Hormel Festival of New Works, Phoenix, AZ                                       March 2015 (in residence, one-week workshop)
  • Second Generation Theatre, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                                  March 2014

 

SAFE

  • Queer Theater Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI                                                                          August 2016
  • Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, NY                                                                     March 2016
  • Winner: Naatak’s Playwriting Contest, Santa Clara, CA, staged reading December 2015
  • Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI (in residence)                                          September 2015
  • Winner, Great Gay Play and Musical Contest, Chicago, IL, enhanced reading May 2015
  • Finalist, The Road Theatre Summer Play Festival, Los Angeles                      June 2014
  • Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC, two staged readings                                       June 2014
  • Winner, Todd McNerney National Playwriting Contest                                  May 2014
  • Semi-Finalist, 37th Bay Area Playwrights Festival                                              May 2014
  • Semi-Finalist, Actors Theatre of Charlotte NuVoices 2014                            March 2014
  • Finalist, T. Schreiber Studio New Works Project, New York                        November 2013
  • Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                      October 2013

 

FLOWERS IN THE DESERT

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  • Actors Repertory Theatre, Luxembourg                                                                          October 2015
  • Western Door Playhouse, Niagara Falls, NY                                                                  June 2015
  • Elite Theatre, Oxnard, CA                                                                                                  March 2015
  • Semi-Finalist, Silverthorne New Play Competition                                                      February 2015
  • The Readers Theatre of Ithaca, NY, Writer’s Café                                                         September 2014
  • Open Eye Theater, Margaretville, NY, workshop production                                    May/June 2014
  • Semi-Finalist, AACT New Play Contest                                                               July 2013
  • Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                 December 2012
  • Humble Play: New Play Festival of Appalachian Ohio, staged reading                  October 2012
  • Atlantic Stage New Plays Festival, Myrtle Beach, SC, staged reading                     April 2012
  • Alt Theatre, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                                                       March 2012

 

SEEDS

  • Published: Award-Winning Dramas Anthology, Adirondack Plays                 August 2015
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  • Winner, Emanuel Fried Outstanding New Play award                           June 2013
  • Road Less Traveled Theater, Buffalo, NY,                                                                 March 2013
  • Road Less Traveled Theater, Buffalo, NY staged reading                                      December 2011
  • Finalist, T. Schreiber Studio New Works Project, New York                                November  2011

 

THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR

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  • Semi-finalist, Princess Grace Award                                                                           July 2015
  • Dangerous Theatre, Denver, CO                                                                                  April/May 2015
  • Teatrulde Arta Bucuresti, Bucharest, Romania, translated production, in rep  2013-2015
  • Stripped Scripts, Santa Barbara, CA, staged reading                                               Spring 2015
  • Hive Theatre, Exposed Series, New York, staged reading                                     February 2012
  • Runner-up, Emanuel Fried Best New Play Award                                    May 2011
  • Raconteur Theatre Company, Columbus, OH, staged reading                               February 2011
  • Road Less Traveled Theater, Buffalo, NY                                                                    Sept/Oct  2010
  • Road Less Traveled Theater, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                       November 2009

 

COCKEYED TODAY

  • Alleyway Theater, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                                            May 2009
  • Road Less Traveled Theater, Buffalo, NY, staged reading                                         November 2008

 

SHORT PLAYS AND ONE-ACTS

 

A MOTHER’S PRIVILEGE

  • Rapid Lemon Productions’ Variations, Single Carrot Theatre, Baltimore, MD June 2015
  • Lucky Penny Community Arts Center, Napa, CA                                                     April/May 2015

 

ARE YOU HAPPY HERE?

  • Changing Scene Theatre Northwest, Summerplay 2014, Tacoma, WA August 2014
  • 7th Annual COWFEST, Frazier Park, CA                                                                  August 2014

 

BEST INTERESTS

  • Kauai Shorts, Women in Theater, Kauai, Hawaii                                                  August 2015
  • BUA Takes Ten: GLBT Short Stories, Buffalo United Artists                             March 2015
  • Pittsburgh New Works Festival, Pittsburgh, PA                                                    February 2015
  • Seoul Players, Fourth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival, Seoul, Korea           September 2014
  • Theatre Oxford, 2013 National Ten-Minute Play Contest, Oxford, MS

(fourth place, LW Thomas Award), staged reading                                                           May 2013

 

BLACK AND WHITE

  • Published: Smith and Kraus Best Ten-Minute Plays 2013
  • Summer Shortcuts V, Open Eye Theater , Margaretville, NY                             August 2015
  • East Haddam Stage Company, Plays and Poetry, East Haddam, CT                November 2014
  • University of Montana Western, Dillon, MT                                                          October 2014
  • East Haddam Stage Company, Plays and Poetry, East Haddam, CT                November 2012
  • Alleyway Theater, Buffalo Quickies , Buffalo, NY,                                                 March 2012
  • u.f.a.n. ensemble, Table and Chairs Festival, Chicago, IL                                    October 2011

 

BUFFALO FOR BUFFALO (musical)

  • MusicalFare, MF24H, Buffalo, NY                                                                              June 2014

 

CAKE TOP THIS

  • Women’s Theatre Project, Girl Play, Wilton Manors, FL                                      June 2013
  • Subversive Theatre, Subversive Shorts, Buffalo, NY                                             June 2013
  • The Ringwald, Gay Play Series, Ferndale, MI                                                         June 2013
  • Stage Q, Eighth Annual Queer Shorts, Madison, WI                                            June 2013
  • Box Wine Theatre, Raucous Caucus III, Minneapolis, MN                                 January 2013

 

DOUGHNUT HOLE

  • Published: ArtAge
  • Good Works Theatre Festival, Good Works, Marietta, GA                                April 2015
  • Greenbrier Valley Theatre Festival of New Voices, Lewisburg, WV                 February 2015
  • Knox Theatre Collective, Just Acts 2015, Calgary, Canada                                 February 2015
  • Summer Shortcuts IV, Open Eye Theater , Margaretville, NY                          August 2014

 

FACE TIME

  • Micro Theatre Festival, Curve Gallery, Newcastle, NSW                                   September 2015
  • Kincumber High School, Kincumber, NSW                                                         September 2015
  • Tantrum Youth Arts, Hissyfest Wyong, Newcastle NSW                                  June 2015
  • Barn Theatre Solstice Showcase 2015, Montville, NJ                                      June 2015
  • Theatre Black Dog Weekend Celebration, Snoqualmie, WA                           January 2015
  • Theatre Black Dog Second Original Playwrights Fest, Snoqualmie, WA (Best of Fest)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      February 2014
  • No Shame Theatre Cabaret, Carrboro, North Carolina                                    January 2014
  • South Street Tri-State Theatre Festival, Spring Lake, NJ                                September 2013
  • Core Artist Ensemble, Barrow Group, New York, NY                                       July/Sept 2013
  • The Mirror Theatre, Til Tech Do Us Part Festival, North Hollywood, CA    June 2013
  • T. Pockets Ten-Minute Play Festival, Morgantown, WV                                  June 2013
  • Durango Arts Center, 10-Minute Play Contest, Durango, CO (Finalist)     May 2013
  • Scituate High School, Scituate, MA                                                                      April 2013
  • Alleyway Theater, Buffalo Quickies, Buffalo, NY                                              April 2013

 

FOR A LOOP

  • Knox Theatre Collective, Just Acts 2015, Calgary, Canada                             February 2015
  • Pandora Vox Feminina, Houston, TX                                                                 April/May 2014
  • Buffalo Quickies, Alleyway Theatre, Buffalo, NY                                              April 2014

 

GIFT HORSE

  • Greenbrier Valley Theatre Festival of New Voices, Lewisburg, WV               February 2014
  • New Works Festival IV, Richmond Shepard Theatre, New York, NY             May 2011

 

GREATER GOOD

  • Suffield Players, New Faces, Suffield, CT                                                                 August 2015
  • Carrollwood Players, Tampa, FL                                                                                May 2014
  • Niagara University, Niagara University, NY                                                            January 2011

 

HARD CELL

  • Subversive Theatre, Subversive Shorts, Buffalo, NY                                               June 2012
  • Buffalo Infringement Festival, Buffalo, NY                                                               July 2011

 

JACK PORK

  • Playmakers Festival, The Acting Ensemble, South Bend, IN                              May 2015
  • Reasonable Fear, Luna Theater, Philadelphia, PA                                                April 2015
  • Ladyfest, Fancy Pants Theater, Kalamazoo, MI                                                    March 2015

 

KISSING 101  (co-authored with Matthew Crehan Higgins)

  • Buffalo United Artists, BUA Takes Ten: GLBT Short Stories , NY                    July 2103

 

LIFE LINES

  • Short + Sweet Sydney, Australia                                                                             February 2014
  • Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, 10-10 Festival, Chagrin Falls, OH                    June/July 2013
  • Stage Door Sixth Annual One-Act Festival, Fredericksburg, VA                      April 2013
  • Driftwood Players Festival of Shorts, Edmonds, WA                                         July 2012

              (Winner, Best of Show)                                               

  • 2012 FVCC 10-Minute Play Festival, Kalispell, MT                                                  April/May 2012
  • Swan Day 2012, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.    March 2012
  • Seoul Players, Ten-Minute Play Festival, Seoul, Korea

              (Winner, Best of Festival )                                                                             October 2011

 

RUDOLPH REALLY

  • Lionheart Theatre’s 2015 Holiday Punch, Norcross, GA                                           December 2015

 

RUNNER’S HIGH

  • Hardly Art Theatre/On The Boards, Saskatoon, Canada                                            April 2015
  • Accra Theatre, “An African Walks Into A Container” Festival, Accra, Ghana         November 2014

 

SEASON OF FLIGHT (musical)

  • MusicalFare, MF24H, Buffalo, New York  June 2012

 

SHARP CORNER              

  • That Uppity Theatre Company, Festival of Short Lesbian and Gay Plays,  St. Louis, MO     March 2014

 

SOLD!

  • Buffalo Infringement Festival, Buffalo, NY                                                                 July 2010

 

SPIRIT OF BUFFALO (commission)

  • Published: Great Lakes Review, Volume III                                               Fall 2013
  • Buffalo Infringement Festival Great Lakes Review presentation                            July 2014
  • Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo Rises (commission), Buffalo, NY        Sept/Oct 2013

 

STAGE WHISPERS

  • Winner, PATV 2015 Playwrights Competition, Great Neck, NY May 2015
  • Suffield Players, New Faces, Suffield, CT                                                                   August 2014
  • Wega Arts One-Act Play Festival, Weyauwega, WI                                                  June 2013

 

SURVIVAL STRATEGY                    

  • Short+Sweet Festival, Sydney, Australia                                                                   August 2015
  • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, Nantucket, MA `                                                July 2015
  • 2015 City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting Contest, Miami, FL June 2015
  • Little Black Dress Ink, ONSTAGE AZ April 2015
  • Dover Little Theatre One-Act Festival, Dover, NJ                                                 April 2015
  • “No Place Like Home,” Pitchy Breath, Crawley, England                                    April 2015
  • Longwood University 0-60 Ten-Minute Play Festival, Farmville, VA               April 2015
  • Nantucket Short Play Festival (fourth place), Fort Lauderdale, FL                   March 2015
  • Stage Door Eighth Annual One-Act Festival, Fredericksburg, VA                     March 2015
  • 2015 Hormel New Works Festival, Phoenix Theatre, Phoenix, AZ                    March 2015
  • Rose and Crown, Nantucket, MA (reading)                                                            February 2015
  • Indie Boots Theatre Festival 2015 Semi-Finalist, Chicago, IL                           January 2015
  • Theatre Black Dog Weekend Celebration, Snoqualmie, WA                              January 2015
  • Theatre Black Dog Second Original Playwrights Fest, Snoqualmie, WA    (Best of Fest)  November 2014
  • 2014 Echo10 Short Play Festival, Echo Theatre, Provo, UT                               November 2014
  • Core Artist Ensemble, Barrow Group, New York, NY                                         August 2014
  • Ruddy Productions, New York, NY                                                                        June 2014

 

THE PEE TEST

  • Tantrum Youth Arts, Hissyfest Wyong, Newcastle NSW                                  June 2015
  • Core Artist Ensemble, Barrow Group, New York, NY                                        July 2014
  • Buffalo Car Plays, Buffalo Infringement Festival                                               August 2013

 

TWO PUZZLES WALK INTO A BAR

  • Barn Theatre Solstice Showcase 2013, Montville, NJ                                      June 2013

 

WITH THIS RING (musical)

  • MusicalFare, MF24H, Buffalo, New York                                                          June 2013

 

WRITE THIS WAY

  • Published: Original Works Publishing                                                                
  • 2014 Hormel New Works Festival, Phoenix Theatre, Phoenix, AZ                                                     March 2014
  • 2013 Western Michigan University Directors’ Festival of New Work,  Kalamazoo, MI                 February 2013
  • Rebelyard Theatre Collective, 2nd Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival , Philadelphia, PA              October 2012
  • Buffalo United Artists, BUA Takes Ten: GLBT Short Stories , NY                                                   June 2012
  • Unhinged Productions, Drama-Rama-Thon, Houston, TX                                                              February 2012
  • That Uppity Theatre Company, Festival of Short Lesbian and Gay Plays,  St. Louis, MO         February 2012
  • Laced Banana, World AIDS Day Heart Beats Festival, Manchester, England                              November 2011
  • Briefs Short Play Festival, Theatre Out, Santa Ana, CA;       (Winner, Producers Choice Award )   August 2011

 

YOU HAVEN’T CHANGED A BIT

  • Irlam Fringe Festival, Manchester, England                                                          August 2015
  • Theatre Workshop of Owensboro Summer Shorts, Owensboro, KY                 June 2015
  • Buffalo Quickies, Alleyway Theatre, Buffalo, NY                                                  March/April 2015
  • OnStage Atlanta, Atlanta, GA                                                                                     March 2015
  • Onstage/Offstage on WRFI Community Radio, Ithaca, NY                                 February 2015
  • Theatre Black Dog Weekend Celebration, Snoqualmie, WA                                January 2015
  • Old Library Theatre, Fair Lawn, NJ                                                                          January 2015
  • Theatre Black Dog Second Original Playwrights Fest (Best of Fest)               November 2014
  • Theatre III, Acton, MA                                                                                                  December 2014
  • Suffield Players, New Faces, Suffield, CT                                                                  August 2014
  • KPBX, National Public Radio, Spokane, WA                                                             August 2014
  • West Coast Players 5th Annual One-Acts Festival, Tampa Bay, FL, 3rd place     July 2014
  • Theater Workshop of Nantucket, Nantucket MA                                                        June 2014
  • Stage Door Seventh Annual One-Act Festival, Fredericksburg, VA, 3rd place     April 2014
  • Schreiber Shorts: Beyond Our Backyard, T. Schreiber, New York, NY                    March 2014
  • 5th Place, Nantucket Short Play Festival, Nanctucket, MA                                      February 2014
  • Acme New Works Festival, Acme Theater Productions, Maynard, MA (Winner: Charlie Award)         January 2014
  • Corbin Senior Center, Spokane, WA                                                                                 November 2013
  • “Playtime” on WIOX Radio                                                                                                  October 2013
  • Emerson Resort Octoberfest, Mt. Temper, NY                                                                 October 2013
  • Catskill Women’s Network, NY                                                                                                 October 2013
  • Minnesota Shorts, Mankato West Theatre, Makato, MN (Judges Award: Best Play)    September 2013
  • Summer Shortcuts III, Open Eye Theater , Margaretville, NY                                         August 2013
  • Spokane Radio Theatre, Spokane, WA                                                                                  August 2013
  • Barn Theatre Solstice Showcase 2013, Montville, NJ                                                      June 2013
  • Lakeshore Players 9th Annual Ten-Minute Play Contest,    White Bear, MN                 June 2013
  • Barrington Stage 10×10, Pittsfield, MA                                                                                   February 2013
  • Short+Sweet Festival, Sydney, Australia                                                                                February 2013
  • Magnolia Arts Center’s 7th Annual 10-Minute Play Competition, Greenville, NC         October 2012

 

MEMBER/ASSOCIATIONS/ADDITIONAL AWARDS

  • Ensemble Playwright, Road Less Traveled Productions
  • Western New York Regional Representative, Dramatists Guild of America
  • International Centre for Women Playwrights
  • Chicago Dramatists
  • The Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights (ALAP)
  • Buffalo’s Best Writer 2012, 2013, 2014 Artvoice newsweekly

 

OTHER

  • Author, Neko and the Twiggets, a children’s book, distributed by Buffalo Heritage
  • Crossword puzzle constructor published in New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Simon and Schuster, GAMES, and Soap Opera Digest
  • Founder/Co-curator, BUA Takes 10: LGBT Short Stories, Buffalo United Artists
  • Founder, TRADE A PLAY TUESDAY (#TAPT)

 

 

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