Short & Ten Minute Plays

Ferris Wheel - Award winning short romantic Comedy - 10 Minute Play on Friendship, Loss, Relationships, Smoking, Fear of Heights, Love.

Ferris Wheel

Funny and touching, FERRIS WHEEL is the unlikely love story of two lonely people who are forced to ride together on an old country Ferris wheel. She’s afraid of heights. He’s afraid to give up smoking. They are both afraid of each other.  Romantic Comedy perfect for schools, professional/community theatres and competitions.


Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival - Finalist

TAKE TEN: New Ten Minute Plays Random House Publication

Over 500 productions worldwide to-date.


Next - Breast Cancer Awareness - 10 Minute Play on Women's Issues,  Friendship,Health, Waiting, Sex, Love

Next

In the award-winning comedy, NEXT, four women: Claire, Joan, Barbara, and Anne while sitting in a doctor's office waiting for a mammogram learn more about their breasts, their lives,  and the true meaning of support! 


Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival - Finalist

Love Creek One Act Festival - Winner

Brave New Works - Emory University, Atlanta, GA

PINK IN THE PARK SERIES


Perfect for Breast Cancer Awareness programs.

New York at 3:00 O'clock in the Morning - AIDS Awareness - Friendship, Health Issues, Love, Loss, Guinness Book of World Records

At 3:00 O'clock in the Morning

 At 3:00 o'clock in the morning defenses are down and tempers flare when a middle-aged accountant, living on the ground floor of an old New York apartment building, finally confronts the neighbor living upstairs who has been walking around in circles overhead for the past 10 hours.  


Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival - Finalist

Brief Acts Company - New York, NY

George Kernodle Competition - Finalist


Patterson's - 10 Minute Play.  Romantic Comedy on Life, Death, Love, Betrayal, Reconciliation.

Patterson's

 
In the parking lot outside Patterson’s, an old-fashioned funeral home, two high school sweethearts find making amends may require giving up the shirt off one's back. In the award-winning comedy Ms. Miller dares to ask the question: Is a funeral home ever the appropriate place to settle and old score? 

 

Asheville Community Theater, NC - Autumn Players

Decatur Center Arts Festival  - Decatur, GA

Southeast Playwrights Project - Emory University


Mulberry Lane - Short Dramatic Comedy on Friendship, Aging, Sibling Rivalry, Love, Death, Redemption

Mulberry Lane

 Do old dreams ever die? If they don't, is it ever too late to act on them? This is the question Clarice forces Bernice to answer one extraordinary day in August, while sitting on the back porch of an ordinary old folks home on Mulberry Lane. 


National Playwriting Competition - Winner

Island Players - St. Simons Island, GA

Asheville Community Theatre, NC - Autumn Players

Take Proper Care - Short Memory Play on Race Relations, Family, Parenting, African American Issues, Love, Separation.

Take Proper Care

In 1955, in Atlanta, GA, the line dividing blacks and whites was clearly defined unless you happened to be a nine-year-old white girl struggling to hold on to the only family you had left. 


National Playwriting Competition - Finalist

George Kernodle Competition, Fayetteville, AR - Finalist

Little Theatre of Alexandria, VA - Finalist

Full-Length Plays

In the Kitchen...Thoughts on Love Sex and Aging - Winner NETC Best Play of the Year Family, Parenting, Love, Childhood Memories, Sibling Rivalry, Women's Issues.

In the Kitchen...Thoughts on Love, Sex, and Aging

When Kate’s mother leaves the gas stove on all night, it sets in motion a confrontations over the nature of aging and what to do if you’re lucky enough to get old!  Mixing current events with childhood memories puts Kate, Amy, and Lara at odds with each other as well as their mother and sends them on a path that's hysterical and heartbreaking and ultimately inspiring. 


New England Theatre Conference (NETC)

 John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award 

Best Play of the Year

Waiting for Oprah - Women's Issues: Friendship,  Love, Cancer, Alzheimer's, Alcoholism, Betrayal, Redemption, Comedy Drama

Waiting for Oprah

It's the last meeting of the 1st Tuesday Book Club (which meets on Thursday!) and Allison, Mia, Fran, Louise, and Janice are awaiting the arrival of their celebrity guest.   But as they wait the question of whether Oprah will come or not is ultimately not as important as what they learn about themselves and how much they mean to each other. 


Dayton Playhouse Future/Fest - Finalist

#1 Critics Choice & #1 Audience Favorite-  Dayton, OH

Working Title Playwrights Festival - Atlanta, GA

Audition Monologues for Young Women - "Mia" Monologue

Light Burgers...Romantic Comedy.  Love, Friendship, Women's Issues, UFO and Mystery.  Full-length play and One Act perfect for schools, all  theatres and competitions.

Light Burgers

 When an inexplicable ball of light begins to shine in Dillard County, GA, it sends the townspeople scurrying for answers. What is it? Where did it come from? When will it leave! Some ignore it, others dismiss it and some swear it is a UFO waiting to land.  LIGHT BURGERS is a romantic comedy that explores the mystery of what happens when ordinary people experience something extraordinary!


Off Off Broadway Production - Carousel Theatre Company, NY

Georgia Theatre Conference - Winner Best Actor & Actress

Playwrights Theatre of Denton, TX - Finalist


Also available in a One Act Edition perfect for High Schools, Community Theatres, and competitions.

Virgin Tears - Dramatic Comedy on Religion, Women's Issues, Sibling Rivalry, Love, Family, Parenting, Loss, Death, Suicide, Survival

Virgin Tears on Wyoming Avenue

When Mattie summons Chandler to come home because their sister Adele has seen the statue of the Virgin Mary crying real tears, Chandler finds that returning home is harder than she ever imagined. But playwright Mary Miller believes that maybe you can go home again and that miracles sometimes do take place in real flesh and blood, not just on wooden statues. 

"BRILLIANT" Naples Daily News, Naples FL


Theatre Consperacy Foulds Theater, Ft. Myers, FL - Finalist

New Plays in Process Hertz Stage - Alliance Theatre, GA

Women at the Door Theatre Competition, Chicago, IL - Finalist

Women Playwrights Initiative, Orlando, FL  - Finalist

A Christmas House - Holiday Romantic Comedy, Love Marriage, Family, Parenting, Sibling Rivalry, Traditions, Beach House, Building, Construction Disasters, Happy Ending

A Christmas House

A CHRISTMAS HOUSE is the perfect love story of an unforgettable Christmas.  It is a wonderful play for anyone who has ever: built a house, worried about getting old, been single, been married, experienced sibling rivalry, delivered a baby, or spent the holidays with their relatives!  It will touch anyone who has ever waited until the prime of their life to embrace their dreams. 


South Carolina Playwrights Conference, Beaufort, SC - Finalist

Art Downtown/Gallery 209 - Brunswick, GA

Waterloo Playhouse Production - Waterloo, IA

Directors Lab Workshop - New York, NY

I Witness - Drama on Race Relations, Life, Death, African American Issues, Family, Parenting, Marriage, Justice, Redemption

I Witness

 I WITNESS explores the divisions within an inner-city African-American family during the summer of 1991 when they are suddenly jolted from their numbing existence by a brutal murder. 


Dayton Future/Fest Award, Dayton, OH - Winner

Alice Arts Center Production - Oakland, CA

Road Theatre  Summer Playwrights Festival #9 - LA, CA

A Matter of Grace - Drama on Corporate Greed, Homelessness, Women's Issues, Power, Life, Death, Love, Betrayal, Redemption

A Matter of Grace

A MATTER OF GRACE set in New York City after the greatest economic downturn and housing crisis of our times exposes the ugly side of the American economy: the downsizing, the greed, and the games we play with other people’s lives.  


National Repertory Theatre Foundation

National Play Award - Finalist

Chicago Dramatists Reading Series - Chicago, IL

Raven Theatre Workshop Series - Chicago, IL