DEAREST SCOTT, DARLING ZELDA (Musical in progress, book & lyrics)
Letters exchanged between F.Scott Fitzgerald and his wife, trying to sort out
fact from fiction in their lives.
FEATHERS IN THE WIND (Musical, book & lyrics))
Tales told by the wise fools of Chelm.
DAPPLES AND GRAYS (Drama)
A priest falls in love with the terminally ill patient he’s come to comfort, and
confronts his own gay crisis.
THE PROPHET OF BISHOP HILL (Drama)
Based on history: the rise and fall of Erik Janson and the Utopian community
he formed in Illinois.
BEETHOVEN/ KARL (Drama)
The stormy relationship between the composer and his unhappy nephew.
YOUR WEB-FOOTED FRIENDS (Comedy)
Four paths cross on the mad July 4th at the Taste of Chicago Festival.
PRAIRIE LIGHTS (Lyrics)
Two Jewish orphans find love and family in a small Nebraska town during
the holiday season.
A divorced father comes home for his son’s high school graduation, forcing
the family to find stronger bonds of connection.
TEN BEST-LOVED HYMNS (Drama)
A play about elder abuse.
ELLEN UNIVERSE JOINS THE BAND (Drama)
As Ellen mourns her dead husband, she reviews her life to find
its meaning, accompanied by a ghostly mariachi band.
THE FOOLS (Musical, book and lyrics)
A troupe of commedia dell'arte players in the 18th century compete
in a contest for supremacy.
DORIAN (Musical, book and lyrics)
An adaptation of Oscar Wilde.
HAPPY HOUR (Musical, book and lyrics)
A musical collage set in a neighborhood bar during said time.
WHIRLYBIRDS (Musical, lyrics)
A family is torn apart by the Iraqi war.
COTILLION (Musical, book & lyrics)
Three related one-acts showing a girl's journey to maturity during WWI.
OREGON FEVER (One-Act)
A family deals with its fears as it sets out for California and a new life.
Over a dozen one-acts, ten-minute plays, monologues, song lyrics, etc,
in various anthologies.