Ian Patrick Williams

Ian Patrick Williams

Ian Patrick Williams won the Chicago Emmy award for co-authoring the teleplay BLEACHER BUMS for PBS-TV; the script was later purchased and produced as a M.O.W. by Showtime. He has written ten after-school shows for children, performed through the auspices of the non-profit L.A. organization Enrichment Works. His sci-fi detective novels A.I. P.I. and The Big Sleep Mode are available through Amazon, Smashwords...
Ian Patrick Williams won the Chicago Emmy award for co-authoring the teleplay BLEACHER BUMS for PBS-TV; the script was later purchased and produced as a M.O.W. by Showtime. He has written ten after-school shows for children, performed through the auspices of the non-profit L.A. organization Enrichment Works. His sci-fi detective novels A.I. P.I. and The Big Sleep Mode are available through Amazon, Smashwords and other online retailers. Status Media released his Roaring 20’s film GANGSTERLAND; MJR Films has optioned his screenplay THE DEVIL'S PROPHET.

Plays

  • Code of Conduct
    An African foreign exchange student is confronted by her high school principal about her Muslim apparel.
  • Hamlet Goes to Therapy
    An unhelpful psychiatrist tries to treat the melancholy Dane
  • The Great Outdoors
    Three people out for a hike in the woods ultimately realize that the friend they trusted to lead them has no idea where they are or how to get back to their cabin.
  • Slave Trade
    An abusive businessman gets his comeuppance from his streaming device.
  • The Gas Man Cometh
    An Appalachian man and his special-needs daughter struggle with the fracking industry taking over their land.
  • The STDs
    Four Sexually Transmitted Diseases meet to plan how to increase their effectiveness on unsuspecting humans.
  • Lifestyles of the Rich and Loco
    A young neurotic Beverly Hills woman is surprised by a Latino cat burglar. Initially wary of each other's backgrounds, they soon find themselves falling for each other.
  • Provenance
    A near-homicidal art collector comes to an artist's loft and confronts the forger whose painting he bought. In an attempt to save his life, the artist plies the man with drinks while discussing the true nature of art, crime and commerce.

  • All the News That's Fit
    A dark satire on the corporate takeover of network news in the near future.
  • The Just in Time Machine
    A parody of H.G. Wells classic, the scientific hero goes into the very near future and finds illiterate hipsters controlled by fossil fuel-burning, gun-toting troglodytes.
  • The Nativity Pageant
    A small town minister is trying to save his job at a conservative parish by mounting an extravagant Nativity pageant. He finds that the director he's interviewing is a wildly over-the-top eccentric.
  • Normal Shnormal
    An elderly woman visits her doctor expecting to hear the worst. Although he constantly reassures her everything is normal, she refuses to believe it. Eventually she schools the overly busy doctor about the necessity of spending more time with patients, not to mention family and friends.