Unpublished Full-Length Plays
The Cayuga Canal Girls (5 female) – Five female childhood friends reunite in their historical hometown of Seneca Falls, New York, to lay one of their own to rest. As secrets of the past are exposed and truths finally told, they examine the choices they’ve made that have separated them and the ties that will forever bind them.
Blood Will Out (4 male, 2 female) – In New Hope Prison, Adam passes the time writing poetry and remembering the past. As he considers where he came from and where he wants to end up, he begins to unlock an ending to his story that he’d never allowed himself to imagine.
Fallout (1 male, 1 female) – When the warning sirens sound, Anna and David hunker down in the fallout shelter in Anna’s basement. As the world rages on outside the door, Anna and David wonder if they will ever be safe again.
No Strings Theatre Company’s production of Fallout. Photo by Peter Herman.
The Memory Box (3 male, 4 female) – When she opens Franny’s memory box, Lydia is transported from the realities of her own marriage and motherhood to Franny’s life during World War II. As Lydia journeys through the past, she searches for the strength to face the future.
They Played the Palace (7 female) – In a darkened Palace Theater in New York City, the spirits of seven female vaudevillians reunite to relive the evening of October 6, 1927. On that pivotal night, with the Jazz Singer opening down the street, these troupers find themselves on the crest of an event that will mark the beginning of the end of vaudeville. By returning once more, can their lost legacies be found or will they truly be lost for all times?
Snowblind (3 male, 2 female) – As a snowstorm builds outside, a group of recovering addicts at an NA meeting struggle to face their addictions. When a newbie arrives and the exit is cut off, personal belief systems are questioned and the road to recovery may be a dead end.