Vicki Meagher

Vicki Meagher

I'm a full-time writer of full-length plays, with my eight full-length plays posted here. My plays involve the afterlife and the paranormal as well as current topics such as reeducation camps, nuclear war, abortion, and school shootings.

I started writing plays in 2013. (Before that, I had written screenplays and short stories mainly.)

I live primarily in the Greater Boston...
I'm a full-time writer of full-length plays, with my eight full-length plays posted here. My plays involve the afterlife and the paranormal as well as current topics such as reeducation camps, nuclear war, abortion, and school shootings.

I started writing plays in 2013. (Before that, I had written screenplays and short stories mainly.)

I live primarily in the Greater Boston area (Nashua, NH) and also in Albuquerque, NM.

I'm a member of the Dramatists Guild, Playwrights' Platform (Boston), Merrimack Valley Playwrights (Lowell, Mass.), Drama Circle (Athol, Mass.), Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, and the International Centre for Women Playwrights.

Plays

  • Camp Wonder
    FULL-LENGTH POLITICAL THRILLER/LOVE STORY. A woman with a fierce attachment to individual freedom finds herself in a reeducation camp established by the totalitarian regime of the Feather Federation of States (FFS). Three other "students" are in her class, taught by a complex man who is not necessarily who he seems to be.
  • Mother Yucca
    FULL-LENGTH PARANORMAL HEALING DRAMA. A woman with psychic ability and profound sorrow is reluctant to fully use her powers, till spurred on by an other-worldly person to become a healer.
  • Limestone City
    FULL-LENGTH PARANORMAL SOUTHERN GOTHIC APOCALYPSE DRAMA. In the near future, four grown siblings hole up in a limestone cavern to wait out the nuclear apocalypse raging outside in the world. With the stress of living under a rock, two of them can no longer stand it.
  • The Mind Has Legs
    ONE-ACT (55-minute) DRAMA (running time can be enhanced with dance and music). Can two crippled people help save each other? In the aftermath of a tragedy that pits them together, a middle-aged paraplegic man and a young suicidal woman become unlikely friends.
  • Baby Brain
    FULL-LENGTH ABORTION PLAY. When a 15-year-old boy on the autism spectrum and a 21-year-old woman with bipolar disorder get pregnant, the mothers of the two would-be parents have conflicting ideas about what should be done.
  • Say Yes to Tootlebritches
    FULL-LENGTH PARANORMAL DRAMA. An aging, agnostic/atheist woman conjures up a way to save herself, even after she tries to commit suicide by freezing to death, by invoking someone from another realm.
  • Daddy Dustball
    FULL-LENGTH FAMILY DRAMA. Three grown children who hate their father come home to watch him die.
  • Remembering Mackie Landerson
    ONE-ACT (60-minute) PARANORMAL AFTERLIFE DRAMA. The mother and wife in a four-person family leads herself and her loved ones out of the afterlife.