Thomas McPhee

Thomas McPhee

Thomas McPhee was born in rural Minnesota, and graduated in 2016 with a BA in Theatre and Creative writing from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. During his time at Hampshire he wrote two one act plays for his high school ("The House Of Atreus" and "The Cove"), both of which were performed and made it to Sections in the Minnesota High School League One Act Competition. For his Division III...
Thomas McPhee was born in rural Minnesota, and graduated in 2016 with a BA in Theatre and Creative writing from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. During his time at Hampshire he wrote two one act plays for his high school ("The House Of Atreus" and "The Cove"), both of which were performed and made it to Sections in the Minnesota High School League One Act Competition. For his Division III Capstone Project at Hampshire, he adapted the novel "Youth Without God" by Ödön von Horváth into a four episode serial play, which was produced over the course of a year by four different production teams. He is currently working as a Literary Intern for Florida Studio Theatre, while also finishing his first full length play, "Babel, Booze, Bootleggers", an adaptation of the 1930's Jonesboro Church Wars in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Plays

  • The Cove
    At The Cove, they won't just help you feel better; they'll give you a "full life rehabilitation." Meg is desperate for anything to help her overcome the guilt of her past, so she decides to join The Cove. There she meets John, who can't seem to let go of his ex. During her stay she learns the truth of what The Cove offers, and just what they mean when they say they'll help you...
    At The Cove, they won't just help you feel better; they'll give you a "full life rehabilitation." Meg is desperate for anything to help her overcome the guilt of her past, so she decides to join The Cove. There she meets John, who can't seem to let go of his ex. During her stay she learns the truth of what The Cove offers, and just what they mean when they say they'll help you become a new person. This play is written to be performed in 30 minutes or less, in accordance to Minnesota State High School League One Act Competition rules.
  • The House Of Atreus
    The House Of Atreus follows the children of the Greek hero Agamemnon: Iphigenia, Orestes, Electra, and Chrysothemis. Guided by a classical Greek Chorus, we examine the interplay between myth, history, and oppression, specifically in how men often dictate the histories of women. Each of the siblings has a chance to tell, examine, and reconstruct their myth, finding their own voice rather than relying on another...
    The House Of Atreus follows the children of the Greek hero Agamemnon: Iphigenia, Orestes, Electra, and Chrysothemis. Guided by a classical Greek Chorus, we examine the interplay between myth, history, and oppression, specifically in how men often dictate the histories of women. Each of the siblings has a chance to tell, examine, and reconstruct their myth, finding their own voice rather than relying on another's. This play is written to be performed in 30 minutes or less, in accordance to Minnesota State High School League One Act Competition rules.