When Gloria, a middle school health teacher, gets fired after teaching her students about masturbation, she doesn’t know what to do. Until she realizes that the adults around her are nearly as clueless as the kids: there’s Karen, the head of the PTA, newly recruited into the mysterious hulking throes of menopause; Maxine, a math teacher whose partner can’t keep up with her Hummer limo sex drive; and Sharon, a mom with a yoga obsession whose Down-There Parts are lately as dry as her favorite white wine. Understandably, they have questions. And honestly...don’t you?

Plays

In 1924 Virginia, a dirt-poor young woman named Carrie Buck is brought to a mysterious medical facility. No one will tell her why she’s here, or where her two-month-old daughter is. The Doctor in charge is a charming progressive, a student of the new science of heredity and genes. In Carrie, he finds the missing link his entire movement has been searching for, placing her at the center of an unbelievable chain of events that will lead all the way to the Supreme Court. Based on true events, The Colony asks the question: how does our society, past and present, regulate the bodies of women deemed "undesirable"?

Select Credits:

  • World premiere production: Good Luck Macbeth Theater Company, August 2020 (postponed due to COVID-19)

  • Winner, Columbia@Roundabout New Play Reading Series, 2019

  • Selected, 21st Century Voices: New Play Festival, American Stage, 2019

  • Nominated, The Mentor Project, Cherry Lane Theater

Within the confines of an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, a new generation of women is pushing the boundaries. Esther grew up in a loving and religious family, but she is seventeen now and can feel a larger world outside her own. Will her questioning take her too far to come home?

Select Credits:

  • Workshop, Lance Hewett New Play Reading Series, 2020

  • Reading, Hartford Stage, 2018

  • Finalist, Jewish Playwriting Project, 2017

  • Semifinalist, Princess Grace Playwriting Award, 2016

Dawn and Shelby are twins struggling with popularity and body image. They long to connect with their lonely father, but lately he is only interested in communicating through his food. When a mysterious new teacher comes into their lives, introducing them to a folktale about jealous sisters ending in bloody violence, reality and myth start to blur. 

Select Credits:

  • Semifinalist, Eugene O'Neill National Theater Center's Playwrights Conference, 2018

  • Workshop, Columbia University MFA Playwriting Program, 2017

Two teenagers hide out in a living room, playing a dangerous game with a hammer and a doll. Two strangers meet at an abandoned convenience store, uncertain if they can trust each other. All the while, the bombs are getting louder as the country hunts down its children.

Select Credits:

  • Workshop, Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2017

  • Workshop, Columbia University MFA Playwriting Program, 2016

Select Credits:

  • Reading, Urban Stages, 2020

  • Semifinalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 2020

  • Second Rounder, The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, 2020

  • Reading, Ladyfest at The Tank, 2019

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