​PASTOR WILLIE'S NEW CHURCH

Genre: Drama          4M         3F        120 mins.


The Great Recession of 2010 costs Willie his job and his home. When his friend Jay convinces him to open a church despite not being qualified to preach, little does Willie know that would ultimately threaten his relationship with his girlfriend Kathy and end his friendship with Jay.

 
DC Black Theatre and Arts Festival (2019 New Works Reading Series​

- Dir. Ronal Stepney

Workshop (2014) (2012)


 

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SYMBOLS

Genre:  ​Musical Historical Drama          22 +M      8+ F      16 original songs       80 mins

This story follows Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem to his betrayal, crucifixion, and resurrection.

Workshop (2018) (2017) 

RE-NAMING SHAIM (formerly ShhAIM!)

Genre: Drama          8+ F           90 mins.


Women navigate the unresolved trauma of childhood sexual abuse and try to make sense of their fractured world as they contend with issues of naming, victim shaming, identity, grief, and recovery.

 
National Black Theatre Festival: The Garland Lee Thompson Readers Theatre - Dir. Nana Malaya Rucker-Oparabea (2019)

Workshop: Virginia State Players - Dir. Jacqueline Burlesson, PhD.(2014 )

HANDEL'S MESSIAH: AN INTERPRETATION

Genre: Interpretational Oratorio              20+M&F           90 mins


This classic is reworked using chants, jazz, contemporary gospel, praise and African dance, spoken word, and of course classical rendering as a nod to the original. 


Worshop (2012) 

 

THE STILETTOS MONOLOGUES

Genre: Monologues        3+F          75 mins.


Stories about women and their shoes; and shoes and their issues! Stories of love and heartbreak; identity and power.


Accepted to: Atlanta Black Theatre Festival Readers Theatre (2020);

​​Workshop (2014)



CHRISTMAS BEHIND THE HEADLINES

Genre: Musical Drama            9+M        8+F         16 original songs            90 mins  

           

God chose Mary for divine duty - baring His son Jesus. However, Mary's life takes a terrible turn when neither her parents or her fiancé, Joseph believe her story of immaculate conception! But, divine intervention helps Mary and Joseph reconcile, and later helps the family escape to Egypt thus saving the baby Jesus from Herod's tyrannical killing of all boys two years old and younger!

  

Workshop (2019)

IT'S COMPLICATED

Genre: Drama        3+ F   2M             90 mins  

A woman'd decision to leave the marital home, and her unforeseen pregnancy brings the marriage to a broil.   

Reading: Richmond Playwright Forum (2020)



WERE YOU THERE?      

Genre: Drama        6 M/F              45 mins       
     
A narrator questions ordinary people about their complicity in the narrative of Jesus' crucifixion. 

                                        Workshop (2010)                                                  


IN FULFILMENT        

Genre: Historical Drama        13+M       2+F              60 mins        
   
 A dramatic depiction of the traditional Easter story.​          

                                                Workshop (2009)                                                          

 
BY FAITH                

Genre: Historical Fiction    7+F   2+M  30 mins 

From emancipation to the presidency, this play shows how African Americans have always used faith to achieve what may look as impossible goals.     

Workshop (2009)


   
THE COMFORT CLUB               

Genre: Satire         3F     1M                 10 mins  

One man's application to join a members-only club causes the group to question their mission statement. 

    


                                         REFERENDUM                                            

Genre: Satire          4M     2F                 30 mins        

A President goads dis-satisfied governors to conduct their threat of a referendum with dire results. 



GRACE'S AFTERLIFE BEAUTY SALON

Genre: Satire      3F  2M     45 mins 

      A funeral director creates an infomercial for her over the top funeral business.                                              







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