At the Edge of Flight
Melissa Ballister, formerly known as the superhero Ball Lightning, lives a dreary life in a government funded nursing home after surviving a stroke, until a new nurse arrives with an offer from a mysterious shadow organization, thrusting a now normal and un-powered Melissa back into the world of superheros and supervillains.
Run Time: Approximately 30 Minutes. Parts: 2 women, 1 man, 1 any.
Production History: Three performances as a part of Gadfly Theatre Company’s Final Frontier Festival: Heroes and Villains. Cassandra Snow, dir. June 2016.
The Cursed Script written with Fox B. Barrett
When a group of radio actors begin to unknowingly perform a curse script, they find themselves locked in the broadcast booth with all the monsters brought to life as they perform. Can the actors escape, or will they be the next victims of The Cursed Script.
Run Time: Approximately 30 Minutes. Parts: 1 woman, 2 men, 3 any.
Production History: Three performances as a part of Planetfest. Matt Allex, dir. March 2018.
Out of the Woods: A Tale of Red, the Wolf, and The Woodcutter
When Red flees to her grandmother’s cottage in the woods to escape an arranged marriage, she encounters an annoying narrator, a polyamorous wolf, a surprise witch, and a lonely woodcutter seeking family, but not a wife, as a blizzard descends on them all.
Run Time: Approximately 30 Minutes. Parts: 3 women, 2 men.
Production History: Three performances as a part of Gadfly Theatre Company’s Final Frontier Festival: Fairy Tales. Immanuel Elliot, dir. June 2017.
Can Soldier save his lover Dancer and their unborn child from a nameless bureaucracy whose rules disallow the disabled from having children while maintaining his honor? Or is it time to cast honor aside?
Production History: Red Shift Radio Drama. Evan Pedersen, dir. October 2014.
“Listen to Steadfast.”
On a far-future colony world, a young performer inherits a derelict theater from her late Uncle, but on a world where everything must serve a purpose, can she get open a new production and prove the need for live theater before the colony administrator claims the building for the community? The performer, her wife, and a sentient ghost-light work frantically to save the theater as outside the storm approaches, threatening the entire colony.
Run Time: Approximately 10 minutes. Parts: 2 Woman, 1 Man, 1 Any.
Publication History: Quarantine Bake-Off Challenge #1
“Read: The Storm.”