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Giovanni Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona 

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Directing

 

Leah and the Dybbuk: A Yiddish Ghost Story (adapt.)
The Tale of an Exorcism in Koretz (adapt, co-direct)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Lobster Boy
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Leaving Iowa
Charlie's Aunt
The Velveteen Rabbit
Little Shop of Horrors
The Mousetrap
Shipwrecked! An Entertainment
Der Schauspieldirektor
39 Steps (assistant director)
Sganarelle
A Rabbit as King of the Ghosts (devised)
4-H Club
La Serva Padrona
Mr. Marmalade
Playing Hamlet (devised)
Gruesome Playground Injuries
He Who Says Yes
Les Miserables: School Edition

Dear Harvey: a Remembrance of Harvey Milk
Titus Andronicus
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Reservoir Dogs (adapt)
Void
¡Cuba Si!
Night of the Living Dead (adapt)
Much Ado About Nothing (assistant)
Act Without Words
Complete Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (abridged) (school tour)
the Pirates of Penzance
Hamlet
Macbeth
One Flea Spare (regional tour)
Complete History of America (abridged) 

Henry IV (adapt., parts 1 and 2 conflated)

Richard III
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues
All in the Timing
Complete Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)

Honeymoon Cruise
Man of La Mancha (assistant)
Into the Woods
Miracle on 34th Street
Harvey
Assassins
It Might As Well Be Raining (original)
The Philadelphia
 

 

The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University

Cowley County Community College
Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College
Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College

Vive Les Arts Societie
Baylor University
Central Texas Opera Festival
Baylor University
Baylor University
Baylor University
Baylor University

Central Texas Opera Festival
New Hampshire Institute of Art

Riverbend Youth Company

Baylor University

Baylor University

Riverbend Youth Company

Chester College of New England

Ghostlight Theater Co.

Actors' Circle Theatre

Hooligans in a Darkened Theatre

Boston Playwright's Theatre

Ghostlight Theater Co.

Chester College of New England

Actors' Circle Theatre

Acting Loft Academy of Perf. Arts

Acting Loft Academy of Perf. Arts

Acting Loft Academy of Perf. Arts

Ghostlight Theater Co.

Ghostlight Theater Co.

Ghostlight Theater Co.

Ghostlight Theater Co.

Nashua Theatre Guild/City of Nashua

Ghostlight Theater Co.

Actor's Studio of Newburyport

Actor's Studio of Newburyport

Majestic Theatre (NH)

Majestic Theatre (NH)

Majestic Theatre (NH)

Adams Memorial Opera House

Town & Country Playhouse
Northern Essex Community College

Adams Memorial Opera House

Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College

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Playwriting

(O) Fully original work

(D) Devised w/ensemble
(A1) Adapted from work in Public Domain
(A2) Adapted from protected work with permission

 

Leah and the Dybbuk: A Yiddish Ghost Story (A1)
         - Full Production, The Ohio State University, 2018

The Tale of an Exorcism in Koretz (A1)
          - Full Production, The Ohio State University, 2017

Three Hours in West Virginia (O)
          - Full Production, Riehl Productions (NYC), 2015

          - Full Production, Ghostlight Theater Co., 2009

Sick Girl (O)

          - Full Production, Riehl Productions (NYC), 2015
          - Full Production, Boston Playwright's Theatre (Boston), 2011

Reservoir Dogs (A2)
          - Workshop Production, Baylor University, 2014
          - Full Production, Hooligans in a Darkened Theatre, 2010

A Rabbit as King of the Ghosts ... (D)
          - Workshop Production, Baylor University, 2012

Santa and Kat Exchange Gifts (O)
          - Workshop Production, Baylor University, 2012
          - Workshop Production, Theatre Kapow!, 2012

The Night I Met Tom Waits (O)
          - Published, Greenlight Press (online literary magazine), 2011

The Classifieds (O)
          - Workshop Production, Baylor University, 2011

          - Full Production, Theatre Kapow!, 2010

Orpheus & Euridice (D)
          - Full Production, CPC Peterborough, 2009

Greek Myths, A-Z (A1), co-written with Kirstin Kennedy
          - local children's theatre tour, Acting Loft Academy of Perf. Arts, 2008

Cannibal! The Musical (A2)

           - New England Fringe Festival "Audience Choice" Award
           - Full Production, Ghostlight Theater Co., 2008

Zombies! The Return of the Revenge of the Night of the Dawn of the Day
   in the Land of the Living Dead, Part Two (A Musical!) (O)
           - Full Production, Ghostlight Theater Co., 2007

Father's Day in Denmark (O)
           - Workshop Production, Ghostlight Theater Co., 2007

Waiting for the Red Line (O)
           - Workshop Production, Northern Essex Community College, 1999

It Might As Well Be Raining (O)

           - Workshop Production, Northern Essex Community College, 1999

Dramaturgy

Crossing Delancey (Dramaturg and Yiddish Coach)
                        directed by Edie Norlan

On Otherness (devised dance MFA thesis) 

                        by April Biggs, advised by BeBe Miller

One Man, Two Guvnors

                        directed by Shilarna Stokes

The Diary of Anne Frank

                        directed by Deborah Layton

Dead Man's Cell Phone (assistant)
                        directed by Steven Pounders

 

the Ohio State Univ. - Newark
 

the Ohio State Univ. Dance Dept. 

 

the Ohio State Univ. Theatre Dept.
 

Cowley County Community College


Baylor University
 

 

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