Actor Under Fire
(One-Man Play) Semi-Finalist, Eugene O'Neill Theatre Festival.
Mike and Mary
(Full-Length Comedy) Semi-Finalist, Eugene O’Neill Theatre Festival. Yale Reading Festival Fall 2012. Mike and Mary meet at a computer dating web-site and have their first date in New York City. Staged reading at Interact Theatre Co. Writers' Play Lab with John Heard and Kate Fuglei, Sept. 2011
(One-Man Play) Traces James Gleason's early acting roots from securing an agent, acting coach, and starring in the original production of Snoopy. He then realizes his dream of appearing on Broadway in Guys in the Truck with Elliot Gould. The show closes in one night. Staged at the Victory Theatre, April 2009
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(Series of 3 Comedic One-Acts) Produced by Interact Theatre Co. and NoHo Arts Center, August 2009. 1. “Rabbi Goes to Las Vegas” - Rabbi's wife dies and he goes to Vegas with his new love. 2. “Cinnamon and Sugar” - What happens when two small town waitresses get mixed up with the CIA. 3. “Coach Bob” - A loud-mouth father/coach at a Little League game gets some good advice.
The Elevator Play
(One-Act Comedic Play) What happens in a New York apartment building when the elevator goes out. Staged reading at Interact Theatre Co. Writers' Play Lab, April 2011
Duffy and Ella
(10-Minute Comedic Play) Two dogs talking about their new family. Staged reading at Interact Theatre Co. Writers' Play Lab, April 2011
(10-Minute Satire) Satire on Network News. Staged reading at Interact Theatre Co. Writers' Play Lab, March 28, 2011
The Wine Cellar
(10-Minute Comedy Thriller) Written in the style of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Submitted to the 10-minute play festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville.
ESSAYS AND MONOLOGUES
The Substitute Teacher
(Comedic Monologue) A day in the life of a Substitute Teacher
Telemarketing For Fun and Profit
(Comedic Monologue) My career as a telemarketer
Golf as a Renewal
(Comedic Monologue) My search for the Perfect Game of Golf
The Dating Game
(Comedic Monologue) James Gleason's appearance on the TV show "The Dating Game" in 1972 and having a bad time. Staged reading at Interact Theatre Co. Writers' Play Lab, Sept. 2011
(Short Comedic Monologue) Telephone salesman selling Lawn Art in Florida. Staged reading at Interact Theatre Co. Writers' Play Lab, Nov. 2010
Right Wing Radio
(Comedic Monologue) A satire on Right Wing Radio. Staged reading at Interact Theatre Co. Writers' Play Lab, Aug. 2011
(Comedic Monologue) Growing up Catholic in the 50s and 60s. Interact Theatre Writers Lab, Aug. 2011
My Dad and Golf
(Monologue) I learned how to play golf and many life lessons from my father.
The Year I Lost My Cards
(Monologue) As a young boy I gambled away my baseball cards and learned a valuable life lesson.