Vicki Meagher

Vicki Meagher

Vicki Meagher is a full-time writer of full-length plays (all eleven are posted below). All her plays have strong women characters. A few short plays are posted at the end of the full-lengths.

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...
Vicki Meagher is a full-time writer of full-length plays (all eleven are posted below). All her plays have strong women characters. A few short plays are posted at the end of the full-lengths.

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), Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, Playwrights en Masse, and the International Centre for Women Playwrights.

Plays

  • 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.
  • The Mind Has Legs
    FULL-LENGTH DRAMA with MINIMAL SET (1 man, 1 woman)
    Can two emotionally challenged 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.
  • 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 aging, agnostic woman with dementia plans to commit suicide by freezing to death, but she 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 with MINIMAL SET (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.
  • Last Ride for Wonder
    10-MINUTE COMIC DRAMA (2 actors)
    An aging couple in a nursing home bond together by giving the woman’s vibrator a final workout.
  • 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.
  • 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 woman 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 drama.
  • Rebirth in Albuquerque (radio play)
    10-MINUTE DRAMA (1 woman, 1 man)
    Two failed Buddhists come together in the pandemic.
  • Rebirth in Albuquerque
    10-MINUTE DRAMA (1 woman, 1 man)
    Two failed Buddhists come together in the pandemic.
  • The Full Story
    10-MINUTE DRAMA (2 women, 1 man)
    The divorced parents of a young man meet on the anniversary of his death.