I wrote this monologue for The Morrissey Plays, which was presented by San Fransisco Theater Pub under the direction of Stuart Bousel at Piano Fight. I can’t even tell you how thrilled I was to be part of this project. Each Morrissey play was set in a bar (just like my Sticky series) and was […]Read More Sing Your Life- my Morrissey play
This is a speech from my new play hippopotamus. In hippopotamus four moms all have kids in the same pre-K. Their attempts to navigate a motherhood/work balance are complicated by being the stay-at-home mom in a two mom family, being married to the object of an adolescent passion, becoming a newly single mom in a […]Read More Cameron
I’m working on this new play. It’s called hippopotamus. Here is a monologue from Glory, who is the stay-at-home mom in a two mom family. She’s an artist, but has put her work on hold for the time being. To set the scene, this is somewhere in Act 2 I think. I didn’t mean to […]Read More Dinner takes four hours.
The place was small and quiet, and while I’d been nervous, had even declined the invitation when it was first offered, I was glad I’d come. It was to be a working weekend; we each had independent projects, mine in the stage of beginning, her’s in need of a rewrite. I’d been worried that I’d […]Read More Sex & PreK (I’m not calling it that)
Today a friend of mine who teaches English to middle-schoolers asked me if I had a good monologue for a teenage girl. I said of course, because I am a teenage girl inside, just like my Gram. We went back and forth. “Easy reading level,” he said. “Hm,” I chatted back. “Sex or no sex? […]Read More I’m a teenage girl
Dan from I Am Not an Allegory (these are people i know), which we workshopped at Bowery Poetry Club in 2012. Dan was played by Dan Cozzens, and the whole thing was directed by Ali Ayala. Dan My girlfriend watches these procedural tv shows. She watches like a dozen of them at a time, in […]Read More Dan loves Ruby who loves TV
This is a monologue from a short play called Please Don’t Talk So Loud, which was written to be performed by Mary Sheridan, Anna Lamadrid, and Eliel Lucero, and was directed by Ali Ayala, 2009. Mary S. I think I speak for the whole audience when I say that I am personally offended by this […]Read More Mary S