In this crazed mash-up parody of the Harry Potter and Twilight series--with interlopers crashing in from Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Alice in Wonderland and many other places--you'll encounter deli-owning vegetarians, invisible rabbits, magical carrot weapons, random lunatics, soothing offstage voices, evil gourmets and much more, as everyone's favorite wizards, vampires and werewolves battle to save miserable, gloomy Spork--and indeed the world--from certain destruction.
California Thespians, Here I Come I'm back teaching workshops at the California Thespian Festival in early April. In one? Click here! (Playwriting) Or click here! (Screenwriting)
Thicker Premieres at Pasadena International Film Festival! My short film directing debut, Thicker (which I also wrote), starring Erik Odom and Nick Podany, premiered at the Pasadena International Film Festival as part of the "Truth" bill of shorts in March 2016!
Straight Eye for the Gay Guy wins at California Independent Film Festival! Straight Eye for the Gay Guy, which I adapted into a short film directed by Mary Lou Belli, won "Best Mini-Short" at the California Indepdendent Film Festival in September! It has since also screened at Palm Springs' Cinema Diverse, presenting the best in LGBT cinema, and the Ojai Film Festival.
The Magic Hour to be Published by Playscripts in 2016! The Magic Hour, the follow-up to 4 A.M., my most produced play (though The Magic Hour stands on its own), premiered at Washington High School (Charles Town, WV) at the end of October and is now in the process of being published by Playscripts.
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Thicker:Two brothers, one a twentysomething slacker and the other a high school honor student with a penchant for theft, try to get by on their own in this short play that's also in development as a short film...