Lee R. Lawing

Lee R. Lawing

MFA from the University of South Carolina. Won the Young Playwrights Festival at Wichita State University with full length play Prosperity. Delivering Dad at the DramaRama Festival in San Francisco. A Murder of Crows and Trinkets for Jenkie were part of the WIT Kauai Shorts Festivals and The Chorus Awaits its Cue! was published as part of the anthology Off the Rocks. Most recently Crashing Through Kauai was...
MFA from the University of South Carolina. Won the Young Playwrights Festival at Wichita State University with full length play Prosperity. Delivering Dad at the DramaRama Festival in San Francisco. A Murder of Crows and Trinkets for Jenkie were part of the WIT Kauai Shorts Festivals and The Chorus Awaits its Cue! was published as part of the anthology Off the Rocks. Most recently Crashing Through Kauai was part of the 37th Annual William Inge Theater Festival in Independence Kansas.

Plays

  • Down to the Last Fresh Body (a monologue)
    Tonie, a vampire has captured what seems to be their last fresh body of the Zombie pandemic where food has become more scarce for all monsters alike.
  • Enter . . . but beware
    Employees of the Haunted Barn meet after closing to discuss a rape and murder that occurred back in the 1970s.
  • Stalking
    Covid stalks and kills people who never even attended a wedding in Maine.
  • Halloween Land, Inc.
    Halloween masks Anime and Frankenstein's Monster hang in the mask aisle at Halloween Land, Inc located in a small town where it's Halloween Day and the store closes in one hour. Will Anime or Frankenstein find the ultimate reward that a mask could achieve and be selected by anyone for the big day or remain on the shelves and their prices slashed in half for the day after sales?
  • Ghosts on Vacation
    Boo and Kasper are starting another vacation to take a break from their scaring, but Boo turns to Kasper with a very important question about happiness and if they are.
  • Weird Brewing
    The Weird Sisters are trying to finish up their history-making brew when the bat interrupts them to get back something they've stolen from them. Their fur.
  • Check-in at the Clown Motel
    Donald Trump has died and his punishment is having to check into the Clown Motel in Hell. The Clowns there are not really taking a liking to him. Is there way to get him transferred to another motel in Hell or is that code written in blood so thick that it can't ever be changed to allow for guest transfers?
  • Hobgoblin Troop Meeting 602
    The Hobgoblins miss their perceived rightful place in the Halloween canon. They've nearly been forgotten. Davenport, a Confidence Man, brings hope to this fading creature of lore in the guise of a female hobgoblin who offers a way to for survival if they would only agree to allow females into the all male troop.
  • Rose Garden Pardon
    Becky wants to the be the first female turkey to be pardoned during Thanksgiving at the White House. But she has this year's chosen one, her brother Brody, to get through before that happens. Will Brody agree to help her achieve this feat and first for female turkeys or will his misogynistic feelings stand in the way.
  • Cairn
    Teenager Hayley asks her friend Kelly to go see a new cairn she's discovered in the woods around Bainbridge Island but she learns something about friendship and witches that she wasn't prepared for.
  • Santa Zoom Bombs
    A not so traditional Santa "Zoom bombs" a holiday party to teach three office-workers the true meaning of the holidays.
  • Bull Street*
    *Bull Street is the name of the street in Columbia where the South Carolina State Hospital is located.

    The play concerns Asima’s dream that she is having one night a year after her friend Casper drowned in the Columbia floods of 2015.
  • The Cow Will Feed with the Bear
    Three gay people dress up as cows for a Cape Cod costume party and show in 1950, but they go off book by telling the story of their friend who was killed and whose death would classify now as a hate crime.
  • Otto Rahn, Lucifer's Child
    Otto Rahn was one of the inspirations for the character Indiana Jones. He was a German writer, a medievalist, an officer of the SS and researcher into the Grail myths. Otto Rahn was also an open homosexual and probably a Jew. He committed suicide in the winter of 1939 in the Swiss Alps so as not to be sent to a concentration camp.
  • hide and seek
    Our first love usually is a pet or a toy and no toy deserves to be left behind. Mr. Bunny shows up on his owner' doorstep 60 years after being left during a game of hide and seek, but Phyllis doesn't remember him and has a very decided fear of all thing bunny due to her husband who was a Furry.
  • Hostage
    Inspired by a headline: Woman saves parrot, is bitten, holds it hostage
  • Sock Monkey, Serial Killer
    Matt comes home drunk one night to find his roommate Bill dead on the floor with a knife in his back and a sock monkey on the couch.
  • Ona Judge (A Monologue)
    A trapper heading to Canada brings Ona Judge, a former slave of George Washington who escaped to New Hamphsire in the late 1790s, the newspaper that shows that the first president has died.
  • Spa Treatment for Margie (A One-Minute Play)
    Margie, a fish from 375 million years ago, goes away from her rock she shares with Dipstick and Cogwheel, two male fish. Her spa treatment works wonders.
  • Rooster Poker
    FULL LENGTH: Version 5: Lance’s older brother Joey wakes him up from a deep sleep one night wanting to play the childhood game that they grew up playing called “Rooster Poker.” Joey also wants to stay after they finish playing the game, however they both know the game could last overnight, or eternity. Lance begrudgingly allows Joey in and the game does not end for days until their Mom and Dad show up to...
    FULL LENGTH: Version 5: Lance’s older brother Joey wakes him up from a deep sleep one night wanting to play the childhood game that they grew up playing called “Rooster Poker.” Joey also wants to stay after they finish playing the game, however they both know the game could last overnight, or eternity. Lance begrudgingly allows Joey in and the game does not end for days until their Mom and Dad show up to stop the madness. But something about Mom and Dad is leaving a nagging suspicion that Lance has about he and his brother’s past and their parents. Plus what about their sister Missy who keeps showing herself to both of them but not at the same time. If only Lance could stay up just one night without falling asleep, he thinks he can solve the entire puzzle, roosters and all.
  • God Chooses Arkansas
    An Arkansas fan and an Oral Roberts University fan pray to God that their perspective teams win the game in this March Madness Sweet Sixteen game. When God actually shows up at the game, how far will each of them go to make this happen?
  • Trapped in Chop Suey
    Two doppelgangers, Marie and Mary, get trapped in Edward Hopper’s painting Chop Suey (painted in 1929) for 100 years. As their 100th New Year’s Eve approaches, will this be the magical night they are released from their curse or do the gods have other plans for them.
  • Fairy Penguins Unite!
    The teen Blue Penguin club of Fairies calling themselves after cans of soda, Coke, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper and Sprit, try to set off on a new adventure to bring attention to the environmental destruction of the planet, but Sprite's parents, Glitter and Glue are trying to stop them from leaving and thinks not everyone is into this "Saving the Planet" thing.
  • Bite (a monologue)
    Alice comes home after another kill and is trying to decide what to watch on Hulu with her accomplice in crime, a pair of dentures made out of Jack The Ripper's teeth.
  • Meme Therapy
    A black meme goes to see her creator, an asshole of a white man to get him to change her into something that will be for good.
  • Major Serious Fucking Diet (a Mother's Day monologue)
    Reese is trying to be strict about her diet before her and her partner's trip to Maui at the end of the month, but it seems that there may be an issue with remaining on it during Mother's Day 2021.
  • Monsieur and de Choisy
    Philippe (Monsieur), brother to Louis XIV, played with girls during his childhood and teen years and could play with de Choisy because his mother dressed him like one.
  • The Unused Mask Support Group
    The C.D.C declared on April 28, 2021 that humans can go without their masks outdoors. A D-Day of sorts for Discard Day. Some masks may not be ready for this change and lack of need for them.
  • Am I Still Your Christ?
    Michelangelo’s former lover Tommaso visits him after he finishes painting “The Last Judgement” to see if the artist has kept a promise made long ago when they were lovers.
  • Judas and Jesus (a Love Story)
    ONE ACT: Two Hander: After their auditions for a new gay play on Broadway and Judas and Jesus as a couple, Anthony and Parker are chosen for the title roles, however when a darker edge splits what bond they had at the beginning and takes a much violent path, both are put into survival mode with very little netting beneath.

    Trigger Warnings: frank sexual dialogue, murder, violence
  • Hot for Jesus
    Christianity if spreading like wildfire in 1872 on earth as it is in heaven, I mean, the universe. Jesus has converted two aliens from the outer realms and they are making a pit-stop to be baptized in Demise, Kansas on the 4th of July 1872, but Douglas, the Preacher, and last living resident in the town, has a very important question for J. C. that he is dying to know the answer to: Why did Jesus never come...
    Christianity if spreading like wildfire in 1872 on earth as it is in heaven, I mean, the universe. Jesus has converted two aliens from the outer realms and they are making a pit-stop to be baptized in Demise, Kansas on the 4th of July 1872, but Douglas, the Preacher, and last living resident in the town, has a very important question for J. C. that he is dying to know the answer to: Why did Jesus never come to visit him like he has the aliens.
  • "The Leaf"
    George and Edward once again are asked to put "The Leaf" back up on the statue of David 's genitalia before Prince Albert and Queen Victoria come to visit, but when "The Leaf" breaks, they have to think of another way to preserve the Queen's modesty.
  • Lucy Explains Freedom to Ruby During a National Dog Show
    Lucy the dog, a mixed-breed rescue, explains freedom to the new rescue in the house, Ruby as they watch a national dog show.
  • Stark
    Caroline Putman sits with new black colleague Hope at the Sallie Holley school to discuss the upcoming year's curriculum when Hope opens up to Caroline about her new "friend" she's met at the college.
  • Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum (The world’s historic first so-called gay couple)
    The painted tomb figures Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum discuss their claim to fame as the worlds first documented historic gay couple.
  • Where Did Joey Go?
    ONE ACT: Joey, a character on the daytime soap opera "Search for Love" fights with his on-screen parents and runs upstairs and slams the door. Joey finds that they are trapped in another dimension with other characters who were written off their shows and now are trying to get back to another show through a different door. In this world is Riley a teen character from "Midnight in St. Charles...
    ONE ACT: Joey, a character on the daytime soap opera "Search for Love" fights with his on-screen parents and runs upstairs and slams the door. Joey finds that they are trapped in another dimension with other characters who were written off their shows and now are trying to get back to another show through a different door. In this world is Riley a teen character from "Midnight in St. Charles." Joey and Riley end up spending 30 years plus in this dimension. One of them does. The other keeps getting back in through a door that really belongs the other character and a character can only take so much abuse before snapping.
  • Mr. Brown Came Back with Mr. Black (A Monologue)
    The Dr. Seus story says that Mr. Brown went away with Mr. Black and then Brown came back with Mr. Black, but their story ends there, or so we are lead to believe. Mrs. Brown has a continuation to that rhyme, proving sometimes children's stories don't have a happy ending for everyone.
  • Love as Sexy as SSN Code 404.345
    Clint gets cold feet on his wedding day with Troy, but it's not just the fact they are marrying to beat the system so Clint get get Troy's Social Security when Troy passes, but he's having cold feet about his decision for he and Troy to wear thongs in front of his Mom at their wedding.
  • Lorelle's God Awful Tables
    ONE ACT: Some losers from Lorelle’s past come to wedding number three to remember and make amends. These include husband number one, Brody, now opening gay and who has never found love again until the reception with Lorelle’s first cousin Shane who was always out. Also included in the mix is Lorelle other cousin, Merelynne and her aunt, Jenkie, and also one of Lorelle’s former best friends that she has...
    ONE ACT: Some losers from Lorelle’s past come to wedding number three to remember and make amends. These include husband number one, Brody, now opening gay and who has never found love again until the reception with Lorelle’s first cousin Shane who was always out. Also included in the mix is Lorelle other cousin, Merelynne and her aunt, Jenkie, and also one of Lorelle’s former best friends that she has collected and discarded over the years. They refer to their table at the reception as “the losers table” where Lorelle has put them all just out of spite and also to have them as far away from the Bridal table as possible Bring on the Southern hospitality.
  • See Billy Flog
    Daddy Michael and his Boy, Jake, just moved to Carefree, Arizona for retirement, but Jake runs into Billy who doesn't want him to play in his dungeon playroom at all. What's a Boy to do?
  • The Kiss
    Chip comes to visit a former flame Tony who tried to make him his with a wonderful and beautiful first kiss, but Young Chip ran away. Sometimes the universe will listen and give you a second chance if you just stop running.
  • A Year In . . . Zoom Etiquette Management
    April starts her session with those zoom callers who have been forced to take this zoom etiquette management by their perspective companies.
  • A Southern Manner
    FULL LENGTGH: TWO HANDER: After her partner Sarah dies, Annie moves back to the Augusta, Georgia to open a B&B in Sarah's house there that her father had built for her. Her father also built an identical house next door for Sarah's sister Jennie Lynn. This at a time when Sarah had been married to a man. Sarah then came out and moved away and met Annie. This is about the dying of one set...
    FULL LENGTGH: TWO HANDER: After her partner Sarah dies, Annie moves back to the Augusta, Georgia to open a B&B in Sarah's house there that her father had built for her. Her father also built an identical house next door for Sarah's sister Jennie Lynn. This at a time when Sarah had been married to a man. Sarah then came out and moved away and met Annie. This is about the dying of one set ideals and the emergence of new ones. This is before the US legalized Gay Marriage, so Annie's fight is when some people looked down on said partnerships as not fully legal or true if the Bible didn't seal the deal.
  • The Hand That Rules the World
    FULL LENGTH TWO HANDER: A reimagining of the last dinner Emperor Nero Augustus shared with his mother Agrippina before having her killed. The Hand the Rules the World, turns the struggle for power and redemption on its head. August’s and Pina’s confrontation showcases the conflicts between CEO and the common employee, rich and poor, and mother and son. Echoing the Robert Frost poem, Fire and Ice, Act One is...
    FULL LENGTH TWO HANDER: A reimagining of the last dinner Emperor Nero Augustus shared with his mother Agrippina before having her killed. The Hand the Rules the World, turns the struggle for power and redemption on its head. August’s and Pina’s confrontation showcases the conflicts between CEO and the common employee, rich and poor, and mother and son. Echoing the Robert Frost poem, Fire and Ice, Act One is set in the 1970s in a high-rise in a downtown metropolis as an invading army pummels it with gunfire and bombs. Act Two is set in the present day far removed at a country estate, although the narrative is seamless despite the change in setting.
  • Solar System Walk of Fame (a monologue)
    Farout, a planetoid, once the most distant point in the Solar System, reads in the paper that the title that used to belong to Farout has been lost to a new piece of space junk.
  • Love, Gore and Truman (those two disgusting fags)
    Gore Vidal and and Truman Capote sit at their new jobs as gate keepers of who gets into Heaven or not. Lee Radziwill enters trying to make yet another attempt at this, but has she shown enough remorse for her slanderous quote to columnist Liz Smith where she said: “Oh, Liz, why do we care; they’re just a couple of fags. They’re disgusting”
  • the loser gods club
    FULL LENGTH: Lucy (known throughout time as Lucifer) is part of the loser gods club in the underworld, but she's really upset with the way her brother God rewrote her to be a man down through history. She and a few other losers decide to head back to earth to right quite a few wrongs.
  • King James Version 2.0
    FULL LENGTH: The Queen of the Witches Hecate, or Taylor as she likes to be called these days, has a mission for three African American gay and/or bi male witches, Piers, Galveston, and Cromwell. She wants them to go back into time to 1608 to Stuart England and take King James Daemonologie, and replace it with the King James Version of the Bible so that his book of witchcraft will come down through the ages as...
    FULL LENGTH: The Queen of the Witches Hecate, or Taylor as she likes to be called these days, has a mission for three African American gay and/or bi male witches, Piers, Galveston, and Cromwell. She wants them to go back into time to 1608 to Stuart England and take King James Daemonologie, and replace it with the King James Version of the Bible so that his book of witchcraft will come down through the ages as the book of choice by everyone, freeing witches at last from their dark shadows. God is also sending down three angels, Hortense, Hulga and Hope, to help put a stop to this plan. The witches discover King James has some vacancies to fill in his retinue of King’s Men. They find Christopher Marlowe still alive, having faked his death so he could just serve the King in the dungeons, while writing all the plays for William Shakespeare who also happens to be one of the King’s men. We then find that Anne, the queen of England and bride of James, was kidnapped by pirates before her arrival to Scotland and went missing for many months before James went to fetch her on his own. But the witches recognize at once that it wasn’t pirates who captured Anne but space aliens who have sent her down to live among the common people to observe them.
  • Ganymede
    FULL LENGTH: Ganymede asks Zeus to make him mortal again, but Hermes the trickster, pretends to be CEO of Black Marble Throne, Inc. when Ganymede comes calling to make this request. He winds up earth but not nearly as mortal as he had thought he would be. But since he doesn’t realize this , he begins a new adventure to find love and a career of his choosing —exercising that delicious of all deliciousness: Free Will.
  • A Special Place in Hell
    FULL LENGTH: If the Bible were to be believed, most gays would have wound up in that special place in hell reserved for the likes of them. So, if that was true, what if they decided to fight back and gain the freedom they so deserved and also spread the Gay Panic throughout the world. Fantasy come to life in this tale of heroism and of course sexy gay people left and right with a full cast of nothing but gay...
    FULL LENGTH: If the Bible were to be believed, most gays would have wound up in that special place in hell reserved for the likes of them. So, if that was true, what if they decided to fight back and gain the freedom they so deserved and also spread the Gay Panic throughout the world. Fantasy come to life in this tale of heroism and of course sexy gay people left and right with a full cast of nothing but gay or closeted gay characters from history who probably didn't wind up in Hell, but still, a guy can plot their escape:

    Characters included: KARL HEINRICH ULRICHS, RUTHERFORD B. HAYES, ELAGABALUS, HIEROCLES, AURELIUS ZOTICUS, CLYDE TOLSON, MARIE EQUI, HARRIET SPECKART, WILLIAM DORSEY SWANN . POPE BENEDICT IX, J. Edgar Hoover
  • . . . . by the love of aliens.
    ONE ACT: Michael, Mark and Liam wake up and think they may have been abducted by aliens, but it turns out to be far more darker than that.
  • The Mummies with the Golden Tongues
    Mummy 1 has a golden tongue, Mummy 2 just mud. Who will be asked to participate in the naming ceremony?
  • Evolution
    In a distant future or perhaps alien planet, Fragen and Emblem call each other. Fragen is carrying their child and Emblem is off fighting a war that they both hope will soon be over, because even as much as the world evolves it seems that war and battles will always get in the way of new families.
  • Gall-lee (a monologue)
    Michael reflect back on his love of Gomer Pyle after Jim Nabors passing November 30, 2017
  • Rammer Auction: A Shove It In Abduction
    Steve and Adam wake up in darkness and seem to be recovering from a slight hang over from the night before when Pete informs him he won them in a charity Leatherman auction in West Hollywood and is trying to bring them around to consciousness before letting them leave.
  • There, in the UK
    Four survivors from an ever-morphing virus find refuge in an abandoned theater one winter night
  • Is this the Casting Call for Cock-Sucker's Hall?
    Three actors meet at a casting call for the new musical about the 1890s gay brothel Paresis Hall in New York City, but when two learn the reason for the third's desire to be cast, they decide to set aside their ambitions and help this new actor get into his first show.
  • A Widow Walks into a Bar
    A Widow Walks into a Bar, but the Priest, Clown and Whore are not happy with her being added to the roster, but she is determined to prove her worth (could be done on Zoom or stage).
  • The Laws of Kami
    Izanami and Izanagi stand at the beginning of creation but Izanami, just a woman, keeps speaking first and messing up things,
  • A Girl and Boy Like Mary and Joseph
    A distraught May hurries into a bar on a cold night, having left her abusive father for better chances.
  • beautiful places, smiling faces
    An Alien family must decide on the things they can take with them on the train out of the state of South Carolina for not fitting the state’s values.
  • Ganymede and Hebe Play Pat-a-Cake
    Ganymede and Hebe play pat-a-cake to bake a special birthday cake for Ganymede for his mortal birthday. He does have one wish to make.
  • Socially Distant Bear (a Monologue)
    Markie a stuffed bear sits out front of a Paris restaurant where he's being used to keep diners social apart from one another.
  • Where are your wings, brother?
    Lance Zooms his brother Barry to ask him why he's not showing his wings during these turbulent times? Inspired by the paining "Two Men With Butterfly Wings" by Yannis Tsarouchis
  • Second Serves
    Friends from college do a Zoom call to check in on their gay badminton group and who is going to host the next tournament. One member of the group is missing from the call due to an offensive Tweet.
  • Rickey and Lance Reenact Scenes of History for Gay Zoomers
    Rickey and Lance have a zoom show where they reenact historic events and topics. Each has never met in person but are a new couple in the time of Covid and everything looks rosy till a caller's questions come in between them on one of their shows.
  • Gorky Park
    The Russian winter was a mild one in 2020 and a plastic polar bear at Gorky Park asks for a favor from a passerby to be set free so she can seek cooler weather and climes.
  • Universal Drag Ball
    ONE ACT: After watching the pre-code movie "Dancing Lady" with Clark Gable and Joan Crawford, gods Shiva and Terpsichore decide to host a a new Universal Drag Ball and bring in beings from all over the galaxies and time to participate. Also in the mix is the gay emcee, Gene Malin, from the late 1920s and early 1930s "Pansy Craze" of New York and Hollywood.
  • Alien Lovers and Friends Anonymous
    Billie, Laddie, Jackie and Kelly are about to start another meeting of ALF (Alien Lovers and Friends) Anonymous, when they notice Joey has been taken and apparently from the very room they are gathered in.  As they come to terms with their disappointment at not being taken once again they strive to piece together last night's events, and figure out why those church bells don't sound as church-like as they should.
  • Zoom Exposure
    Mitch and Tony start a Zoom call to reenact old sports games together, but they are soon interrupted by Zoom Bombers Rob and Barry who thought the Slack Channel #tight ends up the line was for a gay jack-off-club.
  • Zoom Revenge
    The bullied get their comeuppance with this Zoom Heather-esque play.

    So proud that this play was included in the recent Smith & Kraus publication " Laughter is the Best Medicine" which was curated by the talented playwright Debbie Lamedman!!! Read her work!
  • I Don't Look Like a Deer (a monlogue)
    Brenda Lovvinggood recalls the last words of a manicurist who was determined to get closer to an alligator to take its picture. This after breaking the self-quarantine rules in place.
  • Window (a monologue)
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Peter has to clean apartment windows vs. the office buildings he likes doing.
  • Happy Barefoot Day, Comrade!
    On the May Day celebration, Comrade #4 finds an old tattered pamphlet announcing the way things used to be in the world once upon a time.
  • The Transport
    ONE ACT: It is the first transport after the shelter in place rules have been lifted in this new normal. Lucy, the dog, is being transported to Seattle from Houston as part of the transport with new driver, Shane, who has a little bit of something he's been hiding from the other two drivers, Ricky and Tony. Shane tries to connect with the other two drivers with his tales of historic evil done to gay people...
    ONE ACT: It is the first transport after the shelter in place rules have been lifted in this new normal. Lucy, the dog, is being transported to Seattle from Houston as part of the transport with new driver, Shane, who has a little bit of something he's been hiding from the other two drivers, Ricky and Tony. Shane tries to connect with the other two drivers with his tales of historic evil done to gay people as he feels that with them all being gay, they should know this history to better understand all the pain and suffereing they have endured as people.  But they seem to be more interested in Shane's own past and his own history and also trying to figure what is his connection to Lucy? They seem to have a strong bond other than just driver and rescue animal.  
  • Mother Nature Cleans Up (a monologue)
    Mother Nature swears this will be the last time she cleans up after her filthy family members.
  • Be a Man (a monologue)
    Parker Miller takes his last breaths at a San Francisco Assisted Living Facility where he's dying from COVID-19. He thinks back on his life and what it meant to be a gay man.
  • Set Your Human Phasers to Stunned
    It is the year 2021, and Ian would like to finally perform his one man show “Set Your Human Phasers to Stunned” for his grandparents remotely. His boyfriend, Clinton, also has a mission of his own. Even if the world has changed to a pandemic state, love still finds a way in to soothe the troubled soul.
  • Madam Zoorosky Sees All
    The evil Dr. Mindbenderling devises a plot to get the prized electric plant back from Madam Zoorosky.
  • Covid-69 minus 68 (a monologue)
    Shane bemoans the fact that he broke up at a bad time.
  • Evil Anonymous
    Snow White's once evil stepmother comes clean about a few things.
  • Evil Anonymous (The Zoom Version)
    Snow White's once evil stepmother comes clean about a few things over Zoom.
  • Every Mall Santa Deserves a Home
    Mall Santas are being let go left and right with the dying of the traditional American malls. Those who are let go are immigrating to the North Pole to try and live at Santa's workshop. With all of the repetitive paperwork and runaround by the head elf in HR, they are starting to feel they will never be allowed in, and decide that a revolt is in order. And it also seems to be perfect timing with Santa...
    Mall Santas are being let go left and right with the dying of the traditional American malls. Those who are let go are immigrating to the North Pole to try and live at Santa's workshop. With all of the repetitive paperwork and runaround by the head elf in HR, they are starting to feel they will never be allowed in, and decide that a revolt is in order. And it also seems to be perfect timing with Santa's mysterious absence and just maybe one of them can assume the Jolly Man's mantle.
  • The Problematic Lot of Lot's Wife (A One-Minute Play)
    Lot's Wife (Edith) wants to stay in Sodom with her girlfriend Rachael, but Lot wants nothing of that.
  • Flagellants, Inc
    Brother and sister, Billy and Marty Flaggel, are sitting pretty, with what feels to be a sure win. Their parents are trying to broker a merger in one of the far away Stans with another Flagellant company, But the phone call is not what they expect, and surely they did not think that Bob, their Face of their Company's Uniweb, would have anything to contribute since he's a mute and once frozen...
    Brother and sister, Billy and Marty Flaggel, are sitting pretty, with what feels to be a sure win. Their parents are trying to broker a merger in one of the far away Stans with another Flagellant company, But the phone call is not what they expect, and surely they did not think that Bob, their Face of their Company's Uniweb, would have anything to contribute since he's a mute and once frozen Neanderthal that was unthawed and bought by the Flaggels to be their face of an ever growing business. But sometimes the wordless have a lot to offer to help cure the world of the latest pandemic.
  • A Crossing
    Heather C finds waking up each day more difficult than she had ever imagined. Her first thought each day is "Oh, I Woke up" and she finds it disappointing that she did. Joey L has the same thought but his is much more inspirational even after his wife's death. A chance Lyft encounter on the Seattle ferry brings them both together at a time that proves most fortunate.
  • Bride of Bigfoot
    Sherry Darvas went on a trek into the woods one day in 1976 to find out the truth about Bigfoot. What she discovered left her with no reaction when asked about it except to scream. Forty years later, reporter, Ed Gaston, is seeking to find out her truth so he can let the rest of the world know that it wasn't a hoax.
  • Lady Liberty is Losing Her Vision (A Monologue)
    Lady Liberty waits in a doctor's office for the shots that will help her retinal dystrophy from progressing too fast.
  • Every Decapitation Serves a Purpose (A Monologue)
    Youth Monologue: THURSDAY BUGATTI stands up in front of her 8th Grade Class to give her "What I'd like to be when I grow up" speech.
  • Zombie Barbie (a monologue)
    Zombie Barbie tries to get a good burp going after finishing off her Cabbage Patch Kid
  • Into the White
    FULL LENGTH: Take a journey Into the White, a two act play that explores the inner turmoil, plight, and hopes of six passengers trapped in a train on a snow covered mountain in Washington State in 1910. Inspired by the Wellington Train Disaster, Into the White presents a journey of these men and women who question the purpose of life and look for an existential freedom of mind and place.
  • Eve Addam’s Tearoom
    Eva Kochever headed a lesbian sex club called “Eve Addam’s Tearoom” in Greenwich Village in the 1920s. The New York City Police Department raided her club and she was arrested on an obscenity charge and deported back to her native Poland.
  • Hand of the Desert (A One Minute Play)
    One Traveler intends to commit suicide at the large-scale hand sculpture Mana del Desierto by sculptor Mario Irarrázabal located in the Atacama Desert in Chile. Another Traveler has other ideas.
  • Eternal Caress
    One stormy night in 1900 in her home on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, Felicia Warrington confronts the ghost of her dead lover Anna whose visitation reawakens Felicia's madness around her malevolent and murderous acts of the past.
  • Never Closer Than Three Feet
    Play written as part of the 365 Women a Year Project

    MGM star Norma Shearer poses for some portraits taken by studio head photographer Ruth Harriet Louise after completing the last day of shooting of Norma's first sound film in 1929. Norma would like them to be a little more sexy than typical, but Ruth is not having any of it.
  • Kilikatkat Can’t Add to the Story
    Writer, and witch Circe Williams, tries to create a new masterpiece with the help of her minions/piggies, Kilikatkat and Crabby Hotcakes-all about an armless, and mute, paper umbrella un-folder who one day witnesses a horrific event that the person can't post on social media much to that person’s dreaded despair. A fit of writer’s rage moves Circe to mute both minions and strike out on her own only to...
    Writer, and witch Circe Williams, tries to create a new masterpiece with the help of her minions/piggies, Kilikatkat and Crabby Hotcakes-all about an armless, and mute, paper umbrella un-folder who one day witnesses a horrific event that the person can't post on social media much to that person’s dreaded despair. A fit of writer’s rage moves Circe to mute both minions and strike out on her own only to have them track her down for their own type of revenge.
  • To Cast a Red Hue
    When Mary, Queen of Scots traveled to France to await her marriage to the future king of France, Frances II, she traveled with her own court. Four of those young girls were also named Mary, and were from some of the noblest families in Scotland at the time: Beaton, Seton, Fleming and Livingston.
  • A Sense of Columns (A Fairy Tale with Twinks and Bears)
    Blind Felix agrees to meet a new date off the Grindr app at a designated setting between the fifth and sixth column to see if his new Bear is all that he's cracked up to be. Turns out he isn't and is more Bear than Felix had hoped for. Will his friends be able to save him in the end?
  • A Sense of Stardom (a Monologue for Mr. Microphone)
    Mr. Microphone sits in a bar in his 40th year and checks out the new Mic in town.
  • A Sense of Success
    MIT graduate Benjamin is bringing his new finance Sunny home to meet his kooky, artistic parents, Ben and Margie. Will the smell coming from the living room table bring them closer together or tear them further apart?
  • Happy Doppelgänger Day!
    Mike wakes up on his and Ben's anniversary to wish his love just that, but will the disclosure of an indiscretion with a guy in Steampunk attire put an end to the happy couple's celebration?
  • Victor Noir (A Monologue)
    Victor Noir comes clean about his very important role as a fertility symbol in the Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.
  • Bless You
    On a midnight crossing on the Staten Island ferry, Gus tries to tell his possible new "item" Sam the main reason he can't hear "Bless You" after he sneezes.
  • The Great Gay Wall Talent Show
    A group of gay immigrants are coming in droves to the The Great Gay Wall Talent Show being held at the US-Mexico Border. With harsh judges and even harsher conditions all around, will any of these individual and talented people make it through to the winner's circle?
  • Mistletoe (A Monologue)
    Mistel, Becky's childhood holiday decoration recounts a tale of murder and treachery that occurred on Christmas Day.
  • Alien Lovers and Friends
    ONE ACT: The UFO enthusiast group “Alien Lovers and Friends” is not sure why their next alien visit isn’t happening as scheduled just outside Lebanon, Kansas at the marker for the geographic center of the contiguous United State. There are some among them who feel that perhaps the stone of communication was switched for a fake one but who among them would jeopardize their possible ascension into the mother...
    ONE ACT: The UFO enthusiast group “Alien Lovers and Friends” is not sure why their next alien visit isn’t happening as scheduled just outside Lebanon, Kansas at the marker for the geographic center of the contiguous United State. There are some among them who feel that perhaps the stone of communication was switched for a fake one but who among them would jeopardize their possible ascension into the mother ship?

    Play was inspired by the painting Flatlined by Jessica Fridrich for the Know Theater's Artist and Playwrights Festival for 2018

  • Unfrozen (A Monologue)
    Asa sits at the Cryonics Institute in the post-thawing room to adjust to being unfrozen again, but sadly Asa's hand puppet Mr. K won't wake up.
  • You All, Dammit!
    Mel and Sam are rehearsing a new play by X-Xavier Mission about the great Chinese warrior Fu Hao when Sam slips in a Y’all once again and blames it on the Southern Accenting that appears in all of Mission plays no matter the setting. But then X-Xavier Mission appears and says the Accenting comes from not ever paying homage to his/her birthplace, Pumpkintown, South Carolina. Re-writes are given out as he/she...
    Mel and Sam are rehearsing a new play by X-Xavier Mission about the great Chinese warrior Fu Hao when Sam slips in a Y’all once again and blames it on the Southern Accenting that appears in all of Mission plays no matter the setting. But then X-Xavier Mission appears and says the Accenting comes from not ever paying homage to his/her birthplace, Pumpkintown, South Carolina. Re-writes are given out as he/she tries to make amends for all the wrongs caused by this Southern Accenting by updating the new play on the spot to hopefully cleanse this issue once and for all.
  • End Tyranny Today! Join the Drone Fighting Chicks!
    A hummingbird applies to be a part of the drone fighting eagles in France by showing he's got the right amount of heart.
  • Alvivi (A Monologue)
    Alvivi Men’s Summer Sequin Sleeveless Slim Fitted Vest Fashion Tank Top T-Shirt Clubwear has a story to tell just like every piece of high fashion out there.
  • Dinky & the Dancing Bear
    Theodore Roethke suffered a heart attack and drowned in a swimming pool on August 1, 1963 while staying with his friends the Bloedels. This play is a conversation between the Dancing Bear which was one of Roethke's nicknames and Dinky, a mythical creature in a Roethke poem of the same name.
  • Red Roof (A Monologue)
    Lelei, a Pacific Islander woman who works at the front desk of the Red Roof Inn near the airport in Seattle, checks out a lone customer early one morning.
  • Bird Song
    Parker Lowman visits his second cousin Deborah to find some understanding about her mother Birdie's suicide.
  • Fairy Noodle at the Ferry Noodle House (a Monologue)
    Fairy Noodle talks about his need to become a super hero to fight the evil Ru-Bard in the Attapakee's garden. Won't you please help him by buying the Phad Kee Mao infused with Sweet, Sweet Basil which will make you sneeze and possibly toss your used brown paper napkin to the floor (snot-infused, of course), as this makes the best super hero cape.
  • Connie Williams, Pez Slayer
    Connie Williams has been troubled with three years running with what people try to tell her are allergies, but allergies in November? Connie figures out it's demons and she's also figured out how to capture them and to win the battle once and for all against them and the person who cast shade on her house in the first place.
  • God Awful Table (a monologue)
    Merelynne Hopkins reflects back on everything that led up to her sitting at the door at her cousin's wedding asking people to sign the guest book as they come in for the reception.
  • A Medal for Oslo
    The library in Oslo, North Dakota is up for the Medal of Distinction from the "Library Journal of . . . . " for a small town with the population of 2750-3000, but will the birth of octuplets by one of the townspeople derail the proud town from receiving the award?
  • Marie Antoinette (and the Cost of Living)
    ONE ACT: Two Hander: An African American Marie Antoinette spends her last day in jail reflecting with her jailer about her life as a Queen.

    This is an older play that was performed at a Seattle festival called The Great Zap Dodd.
  • Ghost Hunting 101
    While touring the Rose Hill Plantation, Joey and Marigale decide to stay behind after the tour ends to see the little known Crow Girl ghost which haunts the place, at least according to a book they found on such things But it turns out the Crow Girl is a little more than they bargained for when she does appear.
  • Delivering Dad
    FULL LENGTH: Three brothers, in 1996, take their father's ashes back to his special spot he wanted to rest for eternity.
  • Storm Eye Closing
    BREAKUIN2 and FLASHMONKEY try to take down the legend KILLINMESOFTLIE in the Fortnite app, but KILLINMESOFTLIE shows what becomes a legend most.
  • Crashing Through Kauai
    ONE ACT: Jenkie Moser has come to Kauai in the early 1980s after her husband’s death to start anew and to find a purpose. Before the play begins she has met young Aaron Wood. Aaron is dealing with the probability of death at a young age and finding someone who will help him as he nears the end is of utmost importance. Set in the McBryde Sugar Plantation Cemetery in Hanapepe, Hawaii, Jenkie and Aaron meet one...
    ONE ACT: Jenkie Moser has come to Kauai in the early 1980s after her husband’s death to start anew and to find a purpose. Before the play begins she has met young Aaron Wood. Aaron is dealing with the probability of death at a young age and finding someone who will help him as he nears the end is of utmost importance. Set in the McBryde Sugar Plantation Cemetery in Hanapepe, Hawaii, Jenkie and Aaron meet one sunny day to clean up the cemetery with the help of a recruit named Brody, who Aaron met stealing money from the Hindu temple on the island. As the play progresses, we meet Memory Taloo, who stumbles upon the cemetery by accident and soon remembers who Jenkie is and the purpose that Jenkie has staked for herself in the terrifying new world of the late 1980s. A cautionary tale of just how important love is, Crashing Through Kauai brings to life a small moment in 1987 that although so specific in place and time, is universal of just how fragile the world is that we live in.
  • A Murder of Crows
    A Murder of Crows provides a glimpse into the lives of a couple as they discover that sometimes the little things do matter especially when one of them is struggling to remember them. Set in the kitchen of Caroline and Aaron as they prepare a pot of soup on a winter day, the play mixes a little of the macabre and a dash of humor to show what the bond of love can provide at those times in life when it is unfairly tasked.
  • The Chorus Awaits Its Cue!
    Billie, Laddie and Joey, the Chorus of a new gay production of Macbeth, sneak a smoke break during one of the performance. As they discuss the pretty awful production they find themselves in, they discover, through all things a yogurt lid, that perhaps they are involved in something more magical after all.
  • A Pageant Fit for the Baby J
    It’s 1984 and Mary, Doris, Retha and Fairy convene on Retha’s front porch to plan the best Christmas pageant yet for their small church. Having been chosen again to direct by the Preacher’s wife June who lives across the street, Retha holds the first meeting on her front porch. But there is precious little time to waste what with the distraction of June’s husband Preacher Henry and his carrying-on with his...
    It’s 1984 and Mary, Doris, Retha and Fairy convene on Retha’s front porch to plan the best Christmas pageant yet for their small church. Having been chosen again to direct by the Preacher’s wife June who lives across the street, Retha holds the first meeting on her front porch. But there is precious little time to waste what with the distraction of June’s husband Preacher Henry and his carrying-on with his so-called cousin Bertha just across the yard and some liberal interpretations of the Bible by her friends, can Retha pull off this small feat of a repeat success for Christmas?
  • Waiting for Tipper
    Boris, Gus and John are sitting around a fire at what appears to be an assisted living facility waiting on their friend Tipper to get there with her chair, but when she arrives without one, which of the boys will give his up for the new addition around the fire? A sentimental journey to a place by the fire for any pet lovers.
  • Unspoken (a monologue)
    Play inspired by Cole Porter’s breaking of his friendship with Monty “The Beard” Woolley over several reasons, but one of them being Woolley’s affair with his handyman who happened to be African-American.
  • Turning Japanese [one minute play]
    Leigh Ann tries to explain to her new boss at the Ryobi Power Tool Plant why she came to work in an Antebellum dress.
  • Mid-Year
    Connie, Doug, Heather and Philip all show up for a meeting at a conference room they’ve never seen and with a person of whom they’ve never heard. When this mysterious person shows up, she informs them that due to budget cuts they will be playing musical chairs for their mid-year review to see which of them gets to keep her or his job.
  • Fittest
    Fittest concerns a group of friends who have taken the friendly rivalry of seeing who can get the most steps with their FitBits to a whole new level. When Sawyer texts the others to say she/he has achieved IT, the result is not quite what they expected as they now must face Sawyer who has imploded into a thousand data points and is uploading into them to share the karma of having reached FitBit Nirvana.
  • Protect the Plate
    Barrett asks Jeremy to meet him in the middle of a baseball field one early June morning in Bend, Oregon before the start of their sons' baseball tournament. Seems Barrett cannot really get over the "fling" he and Jeremy had the previous year and wants some sort of retribution for the pain he still feels over the entire affair.
  • Bless
    Inspired by the Blessings in Arizona, 92 year old Martha Bless shoots her son when she thinks she overhears he and his girlfriend Hope plotting to send her to an assisted living home. A drama played out in three monologues.
  • Just on the Other Side (a monologue)
    On July 4th, 2018, deported veteran Ricardo Manuel Aguado stands by the US-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana and reflects back on his life. Monologue inspired by photographs by Justin Sullivan for Getty Images News.
  • Woody’s Pawn ‘N Gun Shop/Art Gallery
    What drove the townspeople of Buffalo, South Carolina to revolt against the Woody’s Pawn ‘N Gun Shop? It seems an art installation by trans artist Augusta Winds titled "Heaven and Hell" might be the reason. With the town at the door, what can seemingly save our dynamic trio if not clowns?
  • Alice Takes the 41 (a monologue)
    Alice, a drunk homeless woman with her life in bags, steps onto the 41 for a ride in downtown Seattle one afternoon during rush hour traffic.
  • Liberty . . . or Something (a monologue)
    Wendy reflects back on why she's sitting on the top of the replica of the Statue of Liberty at the New York, New York Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 4 2018.
  • Beautiful Man
    Beautiful Man seems to start at the end of a one-night stand with Chris and David found in a darkened hotel room. However, it turns out to be an anniversary ritual for the two as they celebrate another year together, albeit with some strings attached.
  • The Man Who Wears a Bonnet (a monologue)
    Kelly reflects on the reason he wears a bonnet.
  • Emily Dickinson Talks to God, Now (A Monologue)
    Fredericka Barnes comes back from her neighbor Emily's funeral to reflect on how much this woman knew about life despite the fact that she rarely left her home.
  • Hail, Scotch Broom!
    Newly crowned Scotch Broom Festival Queen Jenny Lynne Phillips gets a call from the Festival's new committee. This self-appointed group seem to have ideas for the weed which may put Jenny Lynne's title in jeopardy.
  • Not Funny in North Carolina (a monologue)
    Jackie Beery wants to create something universal for the masses which begins with a theme of sugar, but upon reflection, takes on a much more universal bent about love won and lost, and oh yes, stress-eating, so there's that.
  • Zombie Hurricane (Tempest in a Teacup)
    Billie, Laddie and Joey are all in a new gay production of The Tempest called Zombie Hurricane, but not all is perfect as they await news of financial backing from some kind soul. Will it come through in time to keep the show running as well as their summer stock careers or will all perish much like the titular storm without ever seeing one paying customer?
  • Trinkets for Jenkie
    Trinkets for Jenkie concerns two sons who have come to help their mother say goodbye to their childhood home. Jenkie Williams has lost her husband, and now her house, but she has gained a new following and hobby---crows. They have been flocking to her house and leaving mementoes of yesterday and a hope for tomorrow.
  • Double-blind
    ONE ACT: Patrick and Ross sign up for the same double-blind study for a test drug that is supposed to heighten one's amorous capabilities. This in the little city of Greenville, South Carolina. However, their study is cut short by the winter storm Jonas and they have to take refuge at a Best Western. As the storm rages around them they realize that the storm that was supposed to blow through in a day might...
    ONE ACT: Patrick and Ross sign up for the same double-blind study for a test drug that is supposed to heighten one's amorous capabilities. This in the little city of Greenville, South Carolina. However, their study is cut short by the winter storm Jonas and they have to take refuge at a Best Western. As the storm rages around them they realize that the storm that was supposed to blow through in a day might be something more apocalyptic than they had ever imagined. A comedy about love and second chances and a rift on the current state of our dependencies on pharmaceuticals, Double-blind plays out over the few days that Jonas and Patrick and Ross all share in the supposed sunny south.
  • Murder at the Dionysus
    FULL LENGTH: Murder at the Dionysus is a dark mystery inspired by the Blood Tragedies of the Renaissance in the theatrical style of Thomas Kyd or Christopher Marlowe and influenced greatly by German Expressionist art. This play explores the dark side of love, power, innocence and sophistication. The setting is Paris in 1914, but the characters could be off the streets of any big city at any time in history.
  • God's Glory
    FULL LENGTH: Seems like the saintly and newly achieved centenarian, Glory Dove, of the local Greenville, South Carolina televangelism show Save-A-Lots Power Hour has just one tiny secret that is about to be exposed on the national television show Find Your Root. Senator Brewster from New York is coming to South Carolina to meet his birth mother who, as it turns out, was a Ziegfeld Follie before the days of...
    FULL LENGTH: Seems like the saintly and newly achieved centenarian, Glory Dove, of the local Greenville, South Carolina televangelism show Save-A-Lots Power Hour has just one tiny secret that is about to be exposed on the national television show Find Your Root. Senator Brewster from New York is coming to South Carolina to meet his birth mother who, as it turns out, was a Ziegfeld Follie before the days of spreading the gospel with her other children. The Senator is traveling with Find Your Root host and creator Ben Spears and the senator’s personal assistant Carol Burgess. Siblings Brother Saul and Sister Ruth Dove will do anything to prevent this past transgression of their mother from being exposed in this farcical concoction of religion, politics and family.
  • Sun Devil
    In a close-by future state, one Husky Fan is all set for the kick-off at the Husky-Sun Devils football game, but then a Sun Devil Fan wades into unceremoniously into the dog pound. With his girl puppet in hand.

    Inspired by actual events at a recent Husky-Sun Devil game where a father and daughter Sun Devil fans were sparring with the Husky Fans around them although not with the language used in the play.
  • Bug Chaser (Monologue)
    Daniel tries to explain his sexual fetish to a new trick.
  • Riders, Alert!
    ONE ACT: Freddie Acevedo wakes up every morning in terror about the future, but somehow this loop has become reality for the man in his late sixties who is tethered to another man Dahl Moser every time he wakes. These two have learned to exist in this future where the world is less populated but still a dangerous place. Dahl wakes up every night to sleep walk and ride the bus with his wife who is no longer...
    ONE ACT: Freddie Acevedo wakes up every morning in terror about the future, but somehow this loop has become reality for the man in his late sixties who is tethered to another man Dahl Moser every time he wakes. These two have learned to exist in this future where the world is less populated but still a dangerous place. Dahl wakes up every night to sleep walk and ride the bus with his wife who is no longer alive, but sadly Dahl’s memories are clouded, and Leah never existed and he’s forgotten in is disillusions that Freddie and he were the couple in question when these nightly reminiscences begin. When the young man Bear Merrick stumbles across them one day their world is forever changed as Bear tries to push his way into their circle. Riders, Alert is as much a tale of survival as much as a love story between two men who have learned that even when all around you is taken away, there’s that undying cord of friendship and trust that can make you whole again.

    I see this as nightmare that Freddie is having because his husband Dahl has Alzheimer's.
  • Two Candles (A Monologue)
    This play was written for the Code Red/Faith Project, Shootings in Houses of Worship (1999-2018), and was written as a response to the shooting on May 18, 2001 at the Greater Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, KY. This play is dedicated to Mary Ann Turner.
  • Lazy Bear Winery (A Monologue)
    August decides to indulge his fondness for sweet wines at the Lazy Bear Winery in Pickens, South Carolina in honor of his deceased husband. As he sits and reflects, he ends up coming out to the winery's owner.
  • Stone the Evil
    Waymo Corporation decided to hold its test drives of its driverless cars/vans in Chandler, Arizona. Not every citizen was happy about this.
  • Where Did All the Bed Bugs Go?
    Will and Betty check into a Motel 6 where they are spending the night to participate in a big Confederate Reenactment Festival in Union, South Carolina ,but Samantha’s confession leads them down a rabbit hole of coupledom self-evaluation.
  • Mina's Wake
    V. comes to pay his respect at Mina's wake being held in a bar.
  • Take My Name Off “The List”
    Veruca Salt, the one and only from the Chocolate Factory Tour fame, shows up in Mr. S. Claus's office to demand her name be taken off "The List." She comes armed with her lawyer slash husband and newly passed data privacy laws that are giving power to the little people.
  • Alexa, Play My Favorite LP
    Ben comes home from a hard day of tug-boating and just wants to relax with Alexa, but she now speaks Chinese which is throwing off his afternoon chi just a tad.
  • When Windmills Attack!
    When Windmills attack the near the San Gorgonio Mountain Pass in the San Bernadino Mountains, Maddie is determined to put things right with her Godzilla Fan Club friends once she takes care of a little personal business on the home front with her Mom and Dad.
  • Rock, Paper . . . What?
    Karen and Ben, two of the last people left on earth, are interrupted in their game of Rock, Paper Scissors, by their captor, Blue, a whale.

    Inspired by an illustration by Peter Anthony Stults
  • Measured Life
    Couple Ben and Mike deal with Mike's new struggle in their life, dementia. Having survived the one health terror thirty years prior, they now prepare for battle again.
  • Bare Necessities
    Bare Necessities club members Dana, Michael and Spencer are having a high ole time in the swinging 1970s. As the rental ship, Argosy cruises around the Puget Sound, Dana and her lover Spencer sneak downstairs for a little extra fun at a Halloween party were the nudists members have all agreed to go as zombies. Will Spencer’s declaration of love spoil the party for Dana and her husband Michael or could his...
    Bare Necessities club members Dana, Michael and Spencer are having a high ole time in the swinging 1970s. As the rental ship, Argosy cruises around the Puget Sound, Dana and her lover Spencer sneak downstairs for a little extra fun at a Halloween party were the nudists members have all agreed to go as zombies. Will Spencer’s declaration of love spoil the party for Dana and her husband Michael or could his proposal turn into Dana’s salvation?
  • A Knock at the Door (A one minute play)
    NIck and Blaine fight to keep their child being taken from them.
  • It is I, Seagull (a Monologue)
    Valentina Tereshkova (the Seagull) is the first woman in space and on June 19, 1963, is in the last day of her Vostok 6 mission.
  • Onward Andrew Christian Soldiers (Living Gay in Pocatello)
    Matt has met the love of his life in Andrew and he is everything he could possibly want in a man—a Christian, country-loving, and a man who loves Pocatello as much as he does. But there is one caveat. Andrew wants Matt to come out as the gay man he is to his Dad and the town he loves so much. Will this request derail another of Matt’s relationships before it can really start, or will Matt seize the day and...
    Matt has met the love of his life in Andrew and he is everything he could possibly want in a man—a Christian, country-loving, and a man who loves Pocatello as much as he does. But there is one caveat. Andrew wants Matt to come out as the gay man he is to his Dad and the town he loves so much. Will this request derail another of Matt’s relationships before it can really start, or will Matt seize the day and face the truth that has long been buried within?
  • "the rest of your life"
    Shane fell asleep at the wheel of the car he was driving home from his high school graduation party and killed two men jogging in the early morning light in Washington state. He now faces sleepless days and nights and endless guilt that he can't erase from his mind.
  • Short List
    Candice, Jordan and Lindsey are all discussing the mysterious piece of art that has appeared at the 9th Grade Junior High Art show when they suddenly find out it belongs to Candice's mother Tiffany who has found a loophole to allow her entry. Will this late entry into the show drive a spike between mother and daughter, or will the real talent of the family be exposed at last?
  • Awakening at Colonial Creek
    Sherry Davis as come to Colonial Creek campground to scatter her husband's ashes, but will her confession derail the final act before it starts?
  • The Mr. Rogers Dildo Club
    Blaine, Laddie and Joey play an old drinking game, but are a little pissed that the group's founder has called it quits to get married.
  • Peckish
    Matt meets Jenny on a hot July night in a clearing of the trees by Lake Norman after meeting on the boat earlier in the day. What seems like a typical, and innocent encounter of love, soon turns other-worldly as Matt learns just how hungry Jenny is and who's going to be dessert at the holiday feast.
  • Room Full of Indians (a monologue)
    Teacher Beth Saunders reflects on her Social media post of her elementary class wearing Native American Headdresses for Thanksgiving.
  • The Cult of the Blessed
    Adam, Mora and Horatio try to outdo each other in how blessed each feels and is until their competition is interrupted by co worker Suzzy who is not playing the game.
  • Overcrowded
    God sends word to four angels about helping with a new project called "No Room at the Inn." When they all gather, they discover what the plan is, and the devastating effects it might have on a lot of them.
  • Grindr Bots Make the Best Boyfriends
    Seth is visited by three Grindr Bot Boyfriends one summer night, all asking for money. A horrible and funny take on Dickens' A Christmas Story All pun intended
  • Tappuri (a monologue)
    One man explains his obsession with overweight Japanese women.
  • The Sister Portal
    Retha reaches back through the Sister Portal to bring her youngest sister through, but Fairy doesn't want to come.
  • Captured (a monologue)
    One night during a storm, Lisa Paun traps something in her Igloo Cooler that's been haunting her dreams for years.
  • A Mask Worn Like That Could Kill You (A Monologue)
    Ginnie gets an email at work saying one of the pictures in her photo collection shows the model wearing his mask upside down.
  • Punt
    A woman awaits her Lyft driver Punt to pick her up on a dark and stormy night at an inn in the middle of nowhere.
  • America
    There is a lore among UFO enthusiasts about “Black-eyed Children” who can only speak one or two sentences and cause technical devices to go haywire when they are near. They also have solid black eyes. Would we be welcoming to them in America? Play is set during the Fourth of July fireworks one summer night in Seattle.
  • Visible Invisibles
    The visible invisible people hold a break out room before their monthly meeting to see if a new member has what it takes to become a new member.
  • . . . eye, tongue, and heart . . .
    Isis wanders the darkened wilderness looking for the body parts of Osiris after Set murdered and dismembered his body. She happens upon an eye.
  • Zoom Stare-Down Marathon
    Wanda, Scott and Robbie all make it to the final round of the Zoom Stare-Down Marathon, only to have their dreams dashed by Bob and his damn eyes
  • In Memory Of . . .
    Blaine meets closeted politician Milfred on a park bench for a hot encounter that turns deadly.
  • Handmaiden of God
    Susan uses a hypnotist to help her fiancé Brad snap out of his thinking he is Handmaiden of God, Tina.
  • Zoom Exhaustion
    August and Dave call into the hotline for Zoom Exhaustion only to find out they can't leave the hotline.
  • Blood Spilled
    Gaius Cassius Parmensis, the last surviving assassin that killed Caesar, tries to finish his great new epic Brustus 2 before the Romans come to kill him and he won't let a little thing like a dry ink well prevent him from completing his masterpiece.
  • Weepers
    Two widowers board a train at the same time.
  • Godawful Art (a monologue)
    Melvyn looks at the painting that Melvyn's wife's sister painted during a "break-through" moment.
  • Oscar Wilde in a Sling (a monologue)
    Oscar Wilde is participating in the After Life Haunted House during the Halloween season, but Oscar's a little miffed at being asked to be in a sling in his room of horror.
  • Unforeseen (a monologue)
    Shane fell asleep at the wheel of the car he was driving home from his high school graduation party and killed two men jogging in the early morning light in Washington state. He now faces sleepless days and nights and endless guilt that he can't erase from his mind.
  • When the Cocktail Magic is Gone
    Sam and Richard hit a wall with their cocktail hour and wonder if that's the end of things.
  • Mourning on a Train
    D. Addams boards a train where he finds M. Stevens mourning the same man as he is.
  • Rickey walks James around their new neighborhood
    Rickey Facetimes his husband James in Florida from their new home in the Pacific Northwest to do a virtual tour of the neighborhood.

    Part of the Walking plays which were compiled by Claudia Haas.
  • Not Hefty Enough (One Minute Monologue)
    Michael's boyfriend breaks up with him, telling him he's not hefty enough.
  • Curses Upon that Helen of Troy! (A Monologue)
    Helena, the wife of Thoas, King of Aetolia, discusses her husband's departure to fulfill a promise made twenty years ago because he was one of Helen of Troy's many suitors who did not win her hand.
  • Your Dad is a Superhero! Right.
    Cole and Arie discover a Thong in the dryer and it turns out to belong to their Dad who says he's a superhero and that is part of his costume.
  • I Want to be a Gerber Baby (A Monologue)
    Riley comes to a photographer's studio to take some pictures to try to encourage Gerber to choose them as a Gerber Baby even as an adult.
  • you shit, you shave, you sleep (a One-Minuted play)
    Michael and David learn from a powerful source the end of the world is occurring. What to do, what to do.

    Title comes from the James Baldwin novel Above My Head.
  • Gorgeous Steve (a 1-Minute Monologue)
    Mark and Dirk's friends call their painter "Gorgeous Steve" and it makes Steve start to think about some things