4 A.M. is published by Playscripts. Click the above button to open a new window and order a perusal copy or performance rights.
About The Play
Dramedy. 3+ males, 3+ females (6-30+ actors possible). 30-35 minutes. Suitable for high school and older (or skilled middle school actors).
4 A.M. premiered at Edwin Parr High School (Athabasca, AB, Canada). It may also be performed with The Magic Hour, which follows the same group of characters, picking up a year later.
Best Outstanding One-Act Play Performance, West Virginia Thespian Festival.
Best Youth Production, 16th Dandenong Ranges One Act Play Festival (Emerald, Victoria, Australia).
Winner, 29th Annual Inter-School Drama Competition 2015 (Sri Lanka).
What's it like to be awake when the rest of your world is asleep? Meet an early-morning jogger, a radio DJ whose show may have an audience of none, a modern Romeo and Juliet, the author of a most unusual letter, and many other teen characters as they search for connection in the magic hour. Through a series of connected scenes and monologues, join them on their journey as they discover whether the monster under the bed is real and collectively wonder...is there anybody out there?
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.
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Two New Plays Now Available Check out the latest additions to my catalogue! There's a new short play, Dolphin, about the aftermath of a cyberbullying incident, and The Magic Hour, which is the stand-alone follow/up/sequel to my widely produced one-act, 4 A.M. Both are now published by Playscripts!