Theatre: Plays

The productions listed below were all either commissioned, or developed and produced, for major theatres or theatre festivals in the U.S. and the U.K.

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost

    The central story of Milton's epic reimagined as a cosmic political melodrama of power and raw ambition, using only lines from Milton's poem. Williamstown Theatre Festival's Second Company, directed by the author.

  • Story Theatre - Dracula, Fly Paper, Saint Julian, In the Beginning

    'Story Theatre' - Dracula, Fly Paper, Saint Julian, In the Beginning

    Classic tales from Bram Stoker, Dashiell Hammett, Gustave Flaubert, and the Bible, retold in Story Theatre style, as originated by Paul Sills. The John Drew Theatre, East Hampton, and Yale Repertory Theatre.

  • The Hoffman Project

    The Hoffman Project

    Workshop performance of stories by 19th Century fantasy author E.T.A. Hoffman, reinvented for a contemporary audience. Directed by Mark Lamos for the Hartford Stage Company.


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    The Curse of Oedipus

    • Nominated Best Play, Best Production, including a LA Drama Critics Circle.
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    The Tempest

    • Version of the play by William Shakesepare for contemporary audiences
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    Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

    • Arthurian legend mixes high drama, romance, and danger.
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    C.S. Lewis Beyond Narnia

    • The story of his struggle to solve the mystery of earthly and divine love.
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    The Greeks

    • The story of the Trojan War as dramatized in 10 classic Greek plays, with Christopher Reeve as Achilles.
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    Hawthorne Country

    • Inspired by stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Allison Janney and Richard Thomas starred.