"Anything you put in a play -- any speech -- has got to do one of two things: either define character or push the action of the play along.

~ Edward Albee

AN AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT

 

American Theatre of Actors Award for Best One-Act Play 

The Changing Room ~ November 2016

Thespis Theater Festival 2016, Best Play

It’s All About Lorrie  ~ October 2016

Gil Ancowitz Award, Best Play Trilogy

Divinity ~  November 2015

IATI Theater Play Contest, Cimientos 2016 Selected for stage reading 

Release 35.6  ~ November 2015

IATI Theater Play Contest, Cimientos 2015 Finalist

Guns, God and Gomorrah ~ December 2014  

Rover Dramawerks Playwrighting Contest Finalist

It’s All About Lorrie ~ June 2014

International New Works of Merit Playwrighting Contest Finalist

Guns, God and Gomorrah ~  January 2014

IATI Theater Play Contest Finalist

Fog ~ January 2013

Short Play Lab, Winner

The Understudy ~ March 2013

Ohio State University New Play Contest 3rd Place Winner

Year’s End ~  July 2012

           

Jean Dalrymple, Best Comedy/Drama

Inconceivable  ~  March 1987

Jean Dalrymple, Best Playwright

Family Bound  ~ April 1984

PUBLICATIONS

 

The Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays of 2019

December 2019 from Guns, God and Gomorrah

 

The Best Men’s Stage Monologues of 2018

December 2018 from The Changing Room

 

The Best Men’s Stage Monologues of 2017,

December 2017 from Year’s End

 

The Best Women’s Stage Monologues of 2016,

December 2016, from It’s All About Lorrie

 

Year’s End, Writers Amuse Me Publishing Co., April 2014

 

MEMBER/ASSOCIATIONS

 

Dramatists Guild of America, Full Member

American Theatre of Actors, Board of Directors

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

National Playwrights Symposium/Workshop

Cape May Stage, NJ (with Lee Blessing, Stephen Adly Guirgis, John Pielmeier, and William Mastrosimone)

 

Horse Trade Theater Group, Playwriting Workshop

(with Heidi Grumelot)

Playwrights Horizons Theater School (with John Wulp)

Ensemble Studio Theater School (with John Ford Noonan)

American Theatre of Actors, Playwrights Unit (with Jim Jennings)

The Public Theatre, Playwrights (with Ed Bullins)

MA in Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University   

BA in English and Psychology, Manhattan College