Rehearsing my new play "Saving Citizen Mary"

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A pic from the table read for my new short play “Saving Citizen Mary” about the merits of democracy and the threats posed to it by cynicism and indifference. The piece will be performed Friday, Nov 2 as part of Primary Stages ESPA’s latest Detention Series on the importance of voting

A Night to Remember at the 2018 Samuel French Festival

 L to R: Roberto Di Donato, Brandt Adams, Amanda R. Martinez, Dan Selinger, Lauren Wells, Will Clark, Melvin Lima

L to R: Roberto Di Donato, Brandt Adams, Amanda R. Martinez, Dan Selinger, Lauren Wells, Will Clark, Melvin Lima

 Curtain Call: Lauren Wells, Dan Selinger, Will Clark, & Melvin Lima

Curtain Call: Lauren Wells, Dan Selinger, Will Clark, & Melvin Lima

I could not be more proud of the outstanding performance that Lauren Wells, Will Clark, Dan Selinger, and Melvin Lima gave to a sold-out audience at the Vineyard Theatre tonight. It was my deepest privilege to work with this incredible cast & crew!

Behind-the-scenes at Tech for Samuel French Festival

Tonight’s the night! Some behind-the-scenes shots from our tech rehearsal on the beautiful stage at the Vineyard Theatre…

 Melvin Lima, Dan Selinger, and Will Clark in “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

Melvin Lima, Dan Selinger, and Will Clark in “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

 Dan Selinger & Melvin Lima in “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

Dan Selinger & Melvin Lima in “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

 Lauren Wells as “Sara” & Dan Selinger as “Dave” in “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

Lauren Wells as “Sara” & Dan Selinger as “Dave” in “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

 Melvin Lima toasts the audience as “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

Melvin Lima toasts the audience as “The Most Interesting Man in Dave’s Mind”

3 Weeks Until the Samuel French Short Play Festival!

Three weeks from tonight at 7 p.m. sharp, we'll be performing my short play, "The Most Interesting Man in Dave's Mind" as part of the Samuel French Festival at the Vineyard Theatre. The show, directed by Brandt Adams, stars Will Clark, Melvin Lima, Dan Selinger, and Lauren Wells. We're so excited to bring this crazy little piece to you. Grab a ticket and come see us! 

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Tickets on sale for the Samuel French Short Play Festival

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Tickets are on sale for the Samuel French Short Play Fest, where my piece "The Most Interesting Man in Dave's Mind" is a finalist. We're performing Friday night, August 24 at the Vineyard Theatre, the brilliant Brandt Adams of The Nerve Tank and Sea Dog Theater is directing, we've got a killer cast, it's a comedy - come cheer us on! Buy tickets here!

"Minority Hire" a Finalist at the 2018 Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Fest

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My short script "Minority Hire," a satirical comedy about the unintended consequences of a fully automated workforce, was named a finalist by this year's Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival! The fest takes place April 20 - 22 at the historic Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.

Post Production for "steady the pour" is Finished!

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Post Production for Steady the Pour, a short film I wrote that was filmed in Santa Cruz, California last summer is finished! Now to find out if the festival circuit has an appetite for existentialist satire... Here are some behind-the-scenes shots. Set photography courtesy of Mama-T.com & Rob McGinnis.

A Win at the 2018 Portland Comedy Film Festival

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Another win for my short screenplay "The Most Interesting Man in Dave's Mind" at the Portland Comedy Film Festival on March 24 at the Avalon Theatre in Portland, OR. Here I am with fest director Mikel Fair. Such an honor to be recognized!

A Win at the Hollywood International Film Festival

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This pic was taken at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival on January 27 at Raleigh Studios in L.A., where my script "The Most Interesting Man in Dave's Mind" received an award for "Best Short Screenplay".

Monologues | Primary Stages ESPA's "Home for the Holidays"

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Two monologues I wrote, "Closing Costs" and "One Last Time," were performed as part of Primary Stages' Einhorn School of Performing Arts annual monologue series "Home for the Holidays." It was such a privilege to have my work performed at the Cherry Lane in the West Village, the oldest continuously running off-Broadway theater in NYC. 

Official Selection | 2017 Austin Comedy Film Festival

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"The Most Interesting Man in Dave's Mind" began as a short play I wrote that was performed in the back of a bar in the East Village, NYC one night in early 2017. Its screenplay adaptation was an official selection at the fall 2017 Austin Comedy Short Film Festival.