Fall 2017

- My short play HOW MY GRANDPARENTS FELL IN LOVE is being recorded this fall for the public radio show and podcast Playing on Air. It'll be directed by Colette Robert and feature Lucy DeVito and Eli Gelb, the original team from the EST Marathon production. Details to come!
 

JANUARY 2018

- A monologue from my short play HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ADAM SCHWARTZ will be published later this year by Smith and Kraus in The Best Men's Stage Monologues 2018.

- I've been selected to be part of Tofte Lake Center's Emerging Artists Program in Ely, Minnesota, in September 2018. I'll spend a week working on my play THE HOLIEST PLACE IN THE WORLD, a commission from the EST/Sloan Project.


DECEMBER 2017

- My short play HIGH SCHOOL INTIFADA has been selected as one of 25 winners (out of 1,025 submissions) of the 13th inspiraTO Playwriting Contest, Canada's largest 10-minute play festival. It will be produced in Toronto in June 2018. Details to come!

- My short play FRIENDSHIP GAS is being produced as part of Merry Craftsmas 2017, an evening of three plays and a craft fair, on Sunday, December 17, at 7 pm at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (545 West 52nd Street, 2nd floor). It's directed by Kevin Laibson and features Curran Connor and Allyson Morgan. Admission is free. Details are here.


NOVEMBER 2017

- My short play HIGH SCHOOL INTIFADA is having a reading as part of Break the Wall: Short Plays on Palestine, co-sponsored by Columbia University's Center for Palestine Studies and Break the Wall Theatre Project, on Saturday, November 18, at 6:30 pm at Columbia's Lenfest Center for the Arts (615 West 29th Street). It's directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh and features Leta Renée-Alan and Louis Sallan. Admission is free. R.S.V.P. here.

- My short play THE ARMY DANCE is being produced in EST/Youngblood's "Spring Forward, BRUNCH BACK" brunch-theater event on Sunday, November 5, at 1 pm at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (545 West 52nd Street). It's directed by (two-time Tony nominee!) Moritz von Stuelpnagel and features Eli Gelb, Alex Herrald, and Erica Lutz. Tickets are available here.


OCTOBER 2017

- My short play DEEP INFERNO is being produced in Series B of EST/Youngblood's Asking for Trouble festival on Tuesday, October 24, at 9 pm; Thursday, October 26, at 7 pm; and Saturday, October 28, at 7 pm at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (545 West 52nd Street). It's directed by Anna Lathrop and features Maggie Diaz Bofill, Delphi Harrington, and Gregg Mozgala. Tickets are available here.

- I'm participating (as an actor!) in F*It Club's "F*ing up Halloween 2017"—a night of short plays with actors, directors, and writers taking on different roles—on Tuesday, October 31, at 7:30 pm at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (545 West 52nd Street, 2nd floor). Admission is free. Details are here.

- My short play HOW MY GRANDPARENTS FELL IN LOVE is receiving a second production as part of New Jersey Repertory Company's Theatre Brut festival in Long Branch, NJ, on Sunday, October 1, at 8 pm. It's also being published by Smith and Kraus as part of an anthology of plays from the festival. It's directed by Colette Robert and features Lucy DeVito and Eli Gelb. Tickets are available here.
 

SEPTEMBER 2017

- My short play FRIENDS AT A CEMETERY is being produced as part of Rule of 7x7 on Friday, September 29, at 7 and 9:30 pm at the Tank. It's directed by Brad Anderson and features Brett Epstein and me. Tickets are available here. 

- I'm now represented by Mark Orsini at Bret Adams, Ltd.

- My play YOUTH GROUP is having a staged reading produced by Wordsmyth Theater Company on Monday, September 11, at 7 pm at Main Street Theater in Houston, Texas. Admission is free. Details are here.


AUGUST 2017

- My play THE SHABBOS GOY—a Jewish-flavored summer romantic comedy—is having a first private reading on Wednesday, August 30, at 7 pm at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (545 West 52nd Street, 2nd Floor). It's directed by Colette Robert and features RJ Brown, Lucy DeVito, Eli Gelb, Carolyn Mignini, and Allyson Morgan. The postcard is here.  


JULY 2017

- My play AFTER DAD is receiving a developmental workshop with the West of 10th theater company, in conjunction with the Dramatists Guild Fund, with a public presentation at the Dramatists Guild Fund Music Hall (356 West 40th Street, 2nd Floor) on Monday, July 31. It's directed by Colette Robert and features Zach Grenier, Keilly McQuail, Patricia Randell, Jennifer Tsay, and Kurt Uy. Make free reservations here.
 

JUNE 2017

- I'm the recipient of a 2017 New Play Commission from the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project for my science-based play THE HOLIEST PLACE IN THE WORLD.
 

MAY 2017

- My short play HOW MY GRANDPARENTS FELL IN LOVE is a New York Times Critic's Pick as part of Series A of the Ensemble Studio Theatre's 36th Marathon of One-Act Plays!

- My play HOBOKEN 1953 is having a staged reading as part of EST/Youngblood's 2017 Bloodworks series on Tuesday, May 30, at 9 pm at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (545 West 52nd Street). It's directed by Colette Robert and features Lucy DeVito, Eli Gelb, Shaun Randall, Patricia Randell, Jonathan Randell Silver, and Jennifer Tsay. Admission is free.

- My short play HOW MY GRANDPARENTS FELL IN LOVE is being produced in Series A (May 14 to June 5) of the Ensemble Studio Theatre's 36th Marathon of One-Act Plays. It's directed by Colette Robert and features Lucy DeVito and Eli Gelb. Tickets are available here.

- Welcome to my new website!