Sean-Patrick (SP) O'Brien

Sean-Patrick (SP) O'Brien

Plays

  • Colic
    Metcalf and Keller’s mother died two weeks ago. Metcalf must now take part in the “Flour Sack Baby” project in her health class; she must be a mother to a sack of flour for four weeks. As the Flour Sack begins to more and more feel like a real baby, Metcalf must navigate through the stages of motherhood all while coming to terms with her own grief. Keller’s too busy rehearsing her one-woman show about her dead...
    Metcalf and Keller’s mother died two weeks ago. Metcalf must now take part in the “Flour Sack Baby” project in her health class; she must be a mother to a sack of flour for four weeks. As the Flour Sack begins to more and more feel like a real baby, Metcalf must navigate through the stages of motherhood all while coming to terms with her own grief. Keller’s too busy rehearsing her one-woman show about her dead mother, and all the adults Metcalf turns to for help seem to be figuring out how to be an adult as well...so Metcalf’s all on her own for now. It’s just her and her colicky sack of flour.
  • Palanquin
    On her very own reality tv show, a glamorous, business-savvy, hotel heiress named LA will soon choose her new "best friend" from a pool of contestants desperate to earn the title. As contestants are eliminated week by week, the competition intensifies among those who remain. Behind-the-scenes, tension is rising between LA and her crew as the work of maintaining the show’s glitzy facade of “reality” is...
    On her very own reality tv show, a glamorous, business-savvy, hotel heiress named LA will soon choose her new "best friend" from a pool of contestants desperate to earn the title. As contestants are eliminated week by week, the competition intensifies among those who remain. Behind-the-scenes, tension is rising between LA and her crew as the work of maintaining the show’s glitzy facade of “reality” is proving more challenging than anyone imagined. The stakes could not be higher, but we must remain calm for the cameras have eyes. The cameras never sleep.
  • I Can Help You
    Shelve is a world-renowned self-help author who has changed the lives of millions. When Florida discovers Shelve's writing at her local library, she embarks on a spiritual journey that leads her to reach out to, and infiltrate the lives of, people from her past.
  • Genuflect
    A road-trip play about Easter and gambling addictions.
  • Childtreen
    Bertha and Thomas just had a baby. The baby is cute for a second. Now, for a second, the baby is a toddler. Now the baby is applying for colleges. Now the baby is getting married.

    Bertha and Thomas' baby won't stop growing.
  • COCO IS MY EVERYTHING
    Carolyn has just returned from vacation. She is so excited to get her dog, Coco, back from Cynthia, a new neighbor that offered to watch Coco last minute. But during Carolyn's vacation something special happened between Cynthia and Coco: a bond formed between them that is just too special to break. So Cynthia's keeping the dog.
  • ZAMBONI
    Jamie drives the Zamboni at his local ice rink. He's been resurfacing the ice there for decades. Driving in circles, gliding along unnoticed by the world around him. But Jamie is changing. He moves out of his dying mother's house, where he's lived his whole life, and now is entering a different period in his life. A period where people start to finally notice him. From the local convenience store...
    Jamie drives the Zamboni at his local ice rink. He's been resurfacing the ice there for decades. Driving in circles, gliding along unnoticed by the world around him. But Jamie is changing. He moves out of his dying mother's house, where he's lived his whole life, and now is entering a different period in his life. A period where people start to finally notice him. From the local convenience store clerk, to his new fourteen-year-old friend, to an age-appropriate love interest, Jamie finds that more and more people are starting to pay attention to him...and trying to pry into his life. But all he wants to do is pick up the phone to hear Trixy’s voice. He wants to hear her voice glide across the telephone line and into his eardrum, gliding like a Zamboni across an endless rink.
  • SUCKERS
    February break has ended. All the children are back to school. These three elementary school teachers need a cigarette. Kill Me.