David L. Kimple

David L. Kimple

David L. Kimple is a New York-based playwright originally from Merritt Island, Florida (“Where dreams are launched!”). His full-length plays include MMF, Who is Theo?, Mare in the Men's Room, Swamp Squatch, and Sink, Florida, Sink.

Select short plays include Carpe Fuckin' Diem, Carpeteria, Life, and Sherpa Cop which was presented as part of both the New York and Los Angeles ABC Network...
David L. Kimple is a New York-based playwright originally from Merritt Island, Florida (“Where dreams are launched!”). His full-length plays include MMF, Who is Theo?, Mare in the Men's Room, Swamp Squatch, and Sink, Florida, Sink.

Select short plays include Carpe Fuckin' Diem, Carpeteria, Life, and Sherpa Cop which was presented as part of both the New York and Los Angeles ABC Network Talent Showcases in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

David's work has been developed/performed with Bristol Valley Theater, The Public Theater of San Antonio, SpeakEasy Stage Company, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, The Araca Group (Araca Project), Story People Theatre Co., Goldfish Memory Productions, NY International Fringe, Silver Meteor Gallery, Quince Productions (GayFest), ArtEffects Theatre Co., The Rule of 7x7, and more.

MMF was noted by TheatreMania and GLAAD as one of the most anticipated shows of the NY Fringe and Mare in the Men’s Room was presented as a limited-engagement in NYC by Goldfish Memory Productions with special funding from The Araca Project.

Plays

  • Swamp Squatch (or love in the muck)
    Shana and Catie decide to take an airboat ride through the Florida wetlands. As they maneuver the swamp with an off-kilter local tour guide, bizarre creatures start to rise from the marsh and fall from the sky, causing the women to not only fight for each other but also for their lives.
  • Sink, Florida, Sink
    After a series of volatile Hurricanes have left most of Florida under water, the remaining residents of a small beach town fight to keep their island afloat. When a someone from their past returns to the island, Violet and Sebastian are faced with the hardest decision of their lives. "Sink, Florida, Sink." is about the moment we decide if what we have always believed in and fought for is really worth it.
  • MMF
    When Dean, Jane and Michael's polyamorous relationship comes to an end, the triad is forced deal with the consequences of love in a non-traditional relationship.

    For scripts and licensing please visit www.SamuelFrench.com
  • Who is Theo?
    Amidst the late-night din of St. Patrick’s Day, Donna comes home to find a highly intoxicated stranger named Theo in her apartment. With no explanation of how he got in, she and her roommates try to figure out where he came from and how to get him out. Theo’s undeniable charm and habit for disappearing don't make it easy, however, and when the police show up things only get more complicated. 'Who is...
    Amidst the late-night din of St. Patrick’s Day, Donna comes home to find a highly intoxicated stranger named Theo in her apartment. With no explanation of how he got in, she and her roommates try to figure out where he came from and how to get him out. Theo’s undeniable charm and habit for disappearing don't make it easy, however, and when the police show up things only get more complicated. 'Who is Theo?' is a mile-a-minute modern farce and mini-mystery all in one.

    For scripts and licensing please visit www.SamuelFrench.com
  • Mare in the Men's Room
    When her marriage starts to crumble, Brigette goes from a quiet life in the suburbs to the vivacious world of drag. She breaks the mold as a new kind of drag king and skyrockets into the limelight. As her fame rises, her marriage falls farther away and suddenly the life she once knew no longer exists.