Neil Radtke

Neil Radtke

Neil is a teacher in West Lafayette, and has written and directed numerous plays. His goal is to create plays that are challenging and fun for those performing as well as those in the audience.
Contact: Authorneilradtke@gmail.com

Plays

  • The Discovery
    *New* 1-min
    Scientist has made a major breakthrough that will change lives of millions! Or...will it?
  • Laundry Day
    *New* 1 min
    Danielle is heading out for Laundry Day. However, things aren't always as they seem.
  • Please, Don't Go
    (1 min)- Rebecca is just going to the store. Alex does not want her to leave...but why?
  • Moments Away
    (ONE MIN) Xavier and Emily connect one last time as the world ends around them.
  • Fading Light, Enduring Love
    1 min: Kyle has carried his beloved (Emma) back to the spot where they viewed their first sunset together. Her health is failing but Kyle is determined she see the sunset one more time. Will he be able to handle what life without her could be?
  • SEEN
    10 MIN Charles and Angela have emerged as the last two survivors of a harrowing series of torture rooms. They now face the final challenge...a challenge that only one may walk away from...
  • The Play of Excessive Exposition, Stereotypical Characters, and Cliches
    10 MIN This play answers the question: What happens when you throw caution to the wind and decide to embrace all the most common pitfalls that plague so many short plays?
  • Barcelona
    10 MIN Agent Skye Hunter has a problem. Dr. Lionbreath has turned her into a child! If she, along with her trusty sidekick Milton, can't figure out how to reverse the process she will slowly and permanently forget her adult life and have to endure childhood...again!
  • The Envelope
    10 MIN- Rebecca's past has come back to haunt what was once a happy family. Will what is in the envelope change things between them forever?
  • Positive +
    10 MIN Two high school kids wait for the results of their pregnancy test. What if....it's positive?
  • The Argument
    10 MIN Nathan and Rebecca are unexpectedly on their own after the rest of their group cancels on them for movie night. When Rebecca reveals her choice of movie, it leads to a spirited discussion of what having sex truly means. Rebecca comes to terms with her own inner feelings in an unexpected and humorous conclusion. Contact: authorneilradtke@gmail.com
  • There's No Debate
    10 MIN Two high school girls lament their choice to join the school's debate team.
  • Sorting it Out
    10 MIN Cindy and Emily are sisters who lost their mother when Emily was very young. Cindy was forced to grow up fast and assume a parental role with Emily. This play begins with Emily preparing for her high school graduation and shows how a lifetime of good choices can be undone by one bad decision. *Semi-Finalist* 2015 Little Fish Theatre "Pick of the Vine" Short Play Contest
  • 6,745
    Monologue: Gerald went into hiding 6,745 days ago. Today, he got the courage to emerge from his hatch and face whatever the world holds.
  • Retreat!
    FULL LENGTH Julia has unexpectedly been put in charge of her first company retreat and is desperate for things to go perfectly. Unfortunately, her hopes for a smooth week are dashed almost as soon as the first guests arrive. An angry boss, a conceited employee, and a strictly prohibited office romance are just the beginning of Julia’s problems. Throw in the mysterious death of one of the guests and Julia finds...
    FULL LENGTH Julia has unexpectedly been put in charge of her first company retreat and is desperate for things to go perfectly. Unfortunately, her hopes for a smooth week are dashed almost as soon as the first guests arrive. An angry boss, a conceited employee, and a strictly prohibited office romance are just the beginning of Julia’s problems. Throw in the mysterious death of one of the guests and Julia finds herself facing a nightmare. The police are called, questions are answered and revelations are made that all lead to a shocking conclusion that nobody could see coming.

    License Information: http://juniordrama.com/jr/plays/46-Retreat/