Vicki Meagher

Vicki Meagher

Vicki Meagher is a full-time writer of full-length plays (eleven are posted below). All her plays have strong women characters. Three short radio plays are posted at the end of the full-lengths and several short plays are posted at the very end.

Her plays involve the afterlife and the paranormal as well as current topics such as reeducation camps, climate change, dementia, abortion, and school...
Vicki Meagher is a full-time writer of full-length plays (eleven are posted below). All her plays have strong women characters. Three short radio plays are posted at the end of the full-lengths and several short plays are posted at the very end.

Her plays involve the afterlife and the paranormal as well as current topics such as reeducation camps, climate change, dementia, abortion, and school shootings.

She started writing plays in 2013.

She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

She's a member of the Dramatists Guild, Playwrights Circle (Albuquerque), Playwrights' Platform (Boston), SouthWest Writers, Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, New Hampshire Writers Project, and the International Centre for Women Playwrights.

Plays

  • Cat's Pajamas
    FULL-LENGTH DRAMA (1 man, 1 woman)
    In the aftermath of a tragedy that pits them together, a middle-aged paraplegic man and a young suicidal woman try to become friends.
    Produced October 2023 by Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe, New Mexico
    https://www.teatroparaguasnm.org/past-productions/cats-pajamas
  • Camp Wonder
    FULL-LENGTH DYSTOPIAN SATIRE/POLITICAL THRILLER/LOVE STORY (2 women, 3 men)
    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.
  • Sister's Keeper
    FULL-LENGTH DRAMA/DARK COMEDY (2 women)
    Fraternal twin sisters have a lifetime love-hate relationship, starting in the womb and continuing into their 70s.
  • Is It Over Yet?
    FULL-LENGTH SET OF MONOLOGUES AND DUOLOGUES (8 women, 5 men, 1 small boy)
    Fourteen people in Albuquerque, New Mexico successfully struggle through the pandemic with issues they had before the pandemic.
  • Mother Yucca
    FULL-LENGTH DARK PARANORMAL DRAMA ABOUT HEALING (12 women characters, 5 female actors required)
    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.
  • Death Valley
    ONE-HOUR FUTURISTIC DRAMA (1 woman, 1 man, 3 other actors)
    In the distant future, the last woman on earth (who has been hibernating underneath an alluvial fan in Death Valley) is awakened by a trio of extraterrestrial beings. She ends up restarting the human race.
  • Limestone City
    FULL-LENGTH PARANORMAL SOUTHERN GOTHIC CLIMATE-CHANGE APOCALYPSE DRAMA (2 men, 2 women)
    Four grown siblings hole up in a limestone cavern to wait out the nuclear apocalypse caused by extreme climate change tensions.
  • Baby Brain
    FULL-LENGTH DRAMA (3 women, 1 man)
    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 (2 women, 1 man)
    An agnostic woman losing control of her mind conjures up a way to save herself by invoking someone
    from another realm.
  • Daddy Dustball
    FULL-LENGTH FAMILY DRAMA (2 women, 3 men)
    Three grown children who hate their father come home to watch him die.
  • Remembering Mackie Landerson
    FULL-LENGTH PARANORMAL DRAMA (2 women, 2 men, 1 walk-on non-speaking)
    The mother and wife in a four-person family leads herself and her loved ones toward a new situation.
  • Far from Albuquerque (radio play)
    10-MINUTE RADIO DRAMA (1 man, 1 woman)
    Putting on a blindfold and listening to sounds gives an old man a final glimpse of who he used to be.
  • Hyder Park, Albuquerque, 2020 (radio play)
    10-MINUTE RADIO DRAMA. 2 woman, 1 man
    Three people living near Hyder Park in Albuquerque struggle with issues during the early months of the pandemic of 2020.
  • Rebirth in Albuquerque (radio play)
    10-MINUTE RADIO DRAMA (1 woman, 1 man)
    Two failed Buddhists come together in the pandemic.
  • Three Ladybugs
    10-MINUTE COMIC DRAMA (3 actors)
    Three ladybugs--a Believer, an Agnostic, and an Atheist--ponder the existence of other species while two humans (in voiceover) create their own drama.
  • Sanctuary City for the Unborn
    10-MINUTE COMEDY/SATIRE (1 woman, 2 men): Town councilors bring comic trouble on themselves when they
    vote to make their town a "sanctuary city for the unborn."
  • Far from Albuquerque
    8-MINUTE DRAMA (1 man, 1 woman)
    Putting on a blindfold and listening to sounds gives an old man a final glimpse of who he used to be.
  • Asking For It
    10-MINUTE SATIRE/COMEDY (1 woman, 1 man, 1 director's choice)
    A perp steals the wallet of a victim and tries to prove to the judge that the victim deserved it.
  • An Unusual Bird
    10-MINUTE DRAMA (3 women)
    A homeless woman meets two young women actors and involves them in her own drama.
  • Rebirth in Albuquerque
    10-MINUTE DRAMA (1 woman, 1 man)
    Two failed Buddhists come together in the pandemic.
  • Two Crones
    10-MINUTE COMIC DRAMA (2 women)
    Two aging twin sisters get together after a long "sister breakup" estrangement.
  • Wild and Wonderful New Mexico
    10-MINUTE COMEDY/SATIRE (3 adults)
    The two parents on the Parent/Teacher Curriculum Committee have their own ideas about how to present the violent history of New Mexico.
  • Last Ride for Wonder
    10-MINUTE COMIC DRAMA (1 man, 1 woman)
    An aging couple in a nursing home bond together by giving the woman’s vibrator a final workout.
  • The Full Story
    10-MINUTE DRAMA (2 women, 1 man)
    The divorced parents of a young man meet on the anniversary of his death.