High-schoolers Allegra and Tara meet when cast in the school play as Frances Willard and Mary Bannister - two historical leaders of the late-1800s Women's Christian Temperance Movement who shared a very close friendship. Through rehearsals, sleepovers and communions with ouija boards, Allegra and Tara explore just how similar - and dissimilar - they are to Frances and Mary.
Finalist, O'Neill Theater Center's 2016 National Playwrights Conference
Honorable Mention, Student Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, 2016
Production, Yale University, February 2016
Staged reading, Shetler Studios, August 2016
Staged reading, Barrow Group Theatre, May 2016
Staged reading, Yale University, 2015
Workshop, O'Neill Playwriting Mentorship Program, 2014-15
Here Lies Cappy
2 W/nb, 1 W, 1 M | 85 minutes
There is a bag of letters from Barbara that nobody has opened for many years. Mom has the bag. Somewhere in that bag is Barbara's suicide note. Letter by letter, Mom and Twig learn about Twig's grandmother Barbara, who left us when Mom was two years old. Meanwhile, Dad is building a deck and a girl named Benny moves in next to Twig.
Reading, The Tank, April 2019
Reading, Play by Play Lab, October 2018
Finalist, Cutting Ball Theater's Variety Pack Series, October 2019
Finalist, Leah Ryan's Fund for Emerging Women Writers, May 2019
Semi-finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, February 2019