Beauty of the Father

CHARACTERSMarina, a young woman of twenty-fiveEmiliano, a man in his mid-forties, early fiftiesPaquita, a woman in her late forties, early fiftiesKarim, a young man of twenty-fiveFederico García Lorca, the… More

Being Saïd

On a stage in New York, a Director, an Actor, and an Actress are struggling to finish a play written by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh.Director: (Addressing the audience.) Ladies and gentlemen,… More

A Little Explosion

Adnan: How do you see yourself in five years? Intisar: On a bicycle. Adnan: Be serious. Intisar: I am very serious! Okay. In five years? (Smiling, indulging her dreams a little) Working… More

Metamorphosis

What Metamorphosis is about: How unique we are. We have been created in God’s image. Created to be able to recreate and procreate. But what does this really mean?What if… More

Survival Lessons

CHARACTERS Old Man . . . . . . . . . . . Old School Jared Thomas . . . . . . . . Youngster Narcotics Agents .… More

Datura: A Dramatic Poem

CHARACTERSDaturaDestiny Mortal (Mercury) Faust Lucifer “Don’t make a religion of reason and logic, because in the passage of time reason may fail you. Then you may find yourself taking… More

Fester

CHARACTERSJohn Hill Robert Wilma Little Fred Fred SCENE 1 The setting is the Classification Office at the Diagnostic Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institution Division. The… More

A Play in One Act

CHARACTERS Lucy, a middle-aged, black woman, elegant, with a southern accent; noticeable scar on faceSally, an older, matronly, black womanLucy, at nine or ten years oldEmma, young,… More

A Felon and His Subconscious

CHARACTERSFelonFelon’s SubconsciousMotherBrotherUncleA Shop OwnerExThe setting is a dingy living room apartment. Stage left is a television with a sofa in front of it. A few tables and chairs and… More

Conversations in Tusculum

Tusculum, a town in the Alban Hills, fifteen miles southeast of Rome, is home to many country villas owned by wealthy and politically well-connected Romans. More