A Model City

A Model City

(in development) In Detroit, 1967, a Jewish housewife and an aspiring Motown singer forge an unlikely friendship in a city that’s about to explode. Can two women from different backgrounds find common language and overcome over-identification with the men in power? Inspired by a true…

A Perfect Couple

A Perfect Couple

James Waterston and Annie MacNamara in the 2008 Women’s Expressive Theater production of A Perfect Couple at DR2 Theater. Amy and Isaac are the perfect couple. Amy and Emma are the perfect friends. If everyone is so perfect, why are they so unhappy? A dark…

Hunting and Gathering

Hunting and Gathering

Keira Naughton in the 2008 Primary Stages production of Hunting and Gathering at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by James Leynse. Four New Yorkers seek shelter, both physical and spiritual, in a variety of temporary abodes and in one another in this dark comedy. Named one of…

The Triple Happiness

The Triple Happiness

Betsy Aidem, Ally Sheedy and Mark Blum in the 2004 Second Stage Theater production of The Triple Happiness at the McGinn Cazale Theater. Photos by Trip Happ. On the verge of the millennium, a strange teenaged prophetess obsessed with New Wave music invites a suburban…

Sam & Lucy

Sam & Lucy

Lucy, clad in vintage Gucci, struggles with Saturn Return, ghosts, and family legends while lunching with her mother’s lover. “Brooke Berman’s script is one of the most promising ever at the Next Stage Series of readings… At times elegiac and at times hilarious, it uses…

Smashing

Smashing

Katharine Powell and Merritt Wever in the 2003 Play Company production of Smashing. Photo by Carol Rosegg. Twenty-one-year-old It-Girl Abby and her plucky best friend Clea, embark on a spur-of-the-moment revenge trip to London — Abby, in pursuit of the young novelist who has cannibalized…

My New Best Friend

My New Best Friend

Claire and Sevrin, newly minted best friends,take a thrilling walk in each other’s shoes when they swap apartments for the summer. But all turns sour when Claire begins to suspect that her captivating new friend may be taking over not only her apartment but her…