The Plays



One Acts

  • Joshua (one-act)
    • 1 F, 1 M
    • Performed at UC San Diego’s Wagner New Play Festival
  • Promised Land (one-act)
    • 3 F, 1 M
    • Performed in Atlanta, GA and New Haven, CT
    • SynopsisPromised Land explores the relationship between Soviet immigrants Ida and Lev Brodsky, a married couple who find themselves identity-less in their mid-fifties. In their small apartment in Brooklyn, where the heater never works, Ida and Lev tiptoe around the ghosts of past memories. When Ida’s sister Riva arrives unexpectedly, Ida and Lev are forced to confront their forgotten Jewish identities, their grief, and each other.
    • Winner of the New South Young Playwrights Festival
    • Production History:
      • Staged Reading – Horizon Theater Company (Atlanta, GA) 2013
      • Staged Reading – Yale Repertory Theatre, Yale Playwrights Festival 2013
  • How He Learned to Love the Bomb (ten-minute)
    • 1 F, 1 M
    • Performed in Australia and New York
  • Them Lonesome Blues (one-woman show)
    • 1 F
    • Synopsis: An autobiographical narrative of a young woman’s reckoning with depression, an unquenchable obsession with Joni Mitchell’s album “Blue,” and years and years of Jewish history.
    • Performed in New York
  • When I was in Hiding (five-minute)
    • 1 F, 1 M
    • Synopsis: Though close together in bed, Shira and James have never felt further apart.
    • Published by Door is a Jar Magazine, Spring 2016 Issue
  • Kiddo (five-minute play)
    • 1 F, 1 M
    • Performed in Atlanta, GA