A tenacious trucker-turned-truck-stop-owner and her poetic, gun-toting postal carrier debate staying or going when their desert town is declared a no-go zone. Should they trust the colorful stranger who arrives with a story they desperately want to believe?
THE LAST TRUCK STOP offers a glimpse into our possible (probable) near future, when cars are outlawed, the West Coast is closed, and everyone is forced into corporate housing where hope goes to die.
Well, almost everyone. Some still dream of the open road.
Astrid wants to become a mom, but she’s missing one very vital ingredient for getting pregnant. So she improvises with a turkey baster full of stolen dark matter. And it works. Within a couple of weeks, she’s expanded to three times her normal size. She knows something wants out, but she’s not sure what that something is.
Three trod-upon employees have tied their boss up and rendered him unconscious. As they decide what to do next–kill him or set him free–he wakes up and gives them an easy out. Will they take it and lose their self respect, or deny him and suffer the consequences?
ON STAGE 2012: EstroGenius Xtended, Manhattan Theatre Source (New York City) reading 2011: Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Festival, Revolution Theatre Company (Chicago) production 2010: Between Us Productions (New York City) reading 2010: Houston Fringe Festival, Six Of One Productions (Houston) production
PLEASE REMOVE THIS STUFFED ANIMAL FROM MY HEAD
A man visits the Bureau of Stuffed Animal removal in hopes of having the little stuffed lion that has appeared on his head removed. The only catch? The procedure is potentially life threatening.
ON STAGE 2009: Looking Glass Forum (New York City) production 2007: In a Jar…at the Smithsonian, Six Of One Productions (Houston) production 2007: EstroGenius (New York City) production 2007: Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Festival, Revolution Theatre Company (Chicago) production 2007: Subversive Shorts, Subversive Theatre Collective (Buffalo, NY) production 2007: Theatre Roulette, MadLab Theatre (Columbus, OH) production 2007: FemmeFest, Gene Frankel Theatre (New York City) production 2007: Kansas City Women’s Playwriting Festival (Kansas City, MO) production 2007: 12th Annual One Act Play Festival, Venture Theatre (Billings, MT) production 2006: International Short Play Festival, Intentional Theatre (Waterford, CT) reading 2006: Monday Night FootFall, DiverseWorks (Houston) reading
MILITIA SLUMBER PARTY, OR EMBRACING THE NEW WORLD ORDER
Randy, Carl and JJ Jr. debate the details of their next mission to fight the black helicopters and tracking implants of the New World Order. Shirley makes pizza rolls.
ON STAGE 2012: Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Festival, Revolution Theatre Company (Chicago) production 2009: Houston Fringe Festival, Six Of One Productions (Houston) production 2008: Southwest Theatre & Film Association, 61st Annual Conference (Hot Springs, AR) production 2008: GLO 2008, Green Light Productions (New York City) production 2008: Women in Theatre: Houston Voices, A celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (Houston) reading