FREE SHORT PLAYS

Until January 1st 2011, all of the plays listed below can be produced free provided you have contacted me prior to the performance and signed a letter agreeing to any arbitrary terms.

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This is limited to one play per evening. To do more, or to produce the collection of short plays, Absolutely New Tales of Love and the Space Time Continuum, contact me:

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I listed "Still The Knight," first, because I think it's the best. The rest are in alphabetical order.

Still the Knight

A short, romantic play on faith and purpose
"Still the Knight," was given a staged reading as part of Fantastic Four, an evening of short plays, University of Arkansas and was directed by Larry Mitchell. (November 2008)

"Still the KNight," premiered as part of Not a Penny's production of Absolutely... , Fayetteville, AR and was directed by David Michael Seals. (March 2009)
knight_09.pdf
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Absolutely New Tales of Space and Time

A ten-minute comedy about the inevitable

"Absolutely New Tales of Space and Time," premiered as part of Not a Penny's production of Absolutely..., Fayetteville, AR and was directed by Elizabeth Mitchell.
space_n_time_09.pdf
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The Apple and the Knife

A short, wordless drama about instinct
apple_knife_09.pdf
File Size: 189 kb
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Bad Credit

A ten-minute play in support of outsourcing

"Bad Credit," premiered as part of Not A Penny's production of Absolutely..., Fayetteville, AR and was directed by Larry Mitchell. (March 2009)
bad_credit_09.pdf
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Bee Actor

A ten-minute comedy about self-discovery

"Bee Actor," premiered as part of Not A Penny's production of Absolutely..., Fayetteville, AR and was directed by Larry Mitchell. (March 2009)
bee_actor_09.pdf
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Down So Long...

A ten-minute comedy about what's relative

This might make for a decent film. It was originally part of, Absolutely, but I pulled it out. Directors seem to like it.
down_so_long_09.pdf
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Finding Stars

A ten-minute romance about relationships and Zeppelins

"Finding Stars," premiered as part of Humboldt State's Ten-Minute Play Festival, Arcata, CA and was directed by Erica Davie. (May 2006)
finding_stars_09.pdf
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Flying Ninja

A short play about choice and chance for one performer

"Flying Ninja," Premiered as part of Absolutely..., which was produced by Not-A-Penny, and was directed by David Michael Seals who also played the role. (March 2009)
flying_ninja3.pdf
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Jump Rope

A ten minute comedy about circumstances

"Jump Rope," Premiered as part of the 24 Hr. Play Festival for which it was created, Fayetteville Fall Arts Festival, Fayetteville, AR and was directed by Elizabeth Mitchell. (August 2007)
jump_rope_09.pdf
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Karlo and the Couch

A ten-minute tragic romance about priorities
karlo_and_the_couch_09.pdf
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Manshower

A ten-minute comedy about making the best of it

"Manshower," premiered as part of the 24 Hr. Play Festival for which it was created, Fayetteville Fall Arts Festival, Fayetteville, AR and was directed by Mike Amery. (August 2008)
manshower_09.pdf
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New Girl

A short play about 2nd chances

Based on the short story, "The New Girl," by Roger Gross
new_girl__09.pdf
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Push the Button, Bill

A ten-minute comedy about responsibility

"Push the Button, Bill" premiered as part of the Instant Theatre Festival for which it was created, Faultline Theatre, San Diego, CA. (June 2005)
push_the_button_bill_09.pdf
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Rope a' Dope

A ten-minute play about learning the proper pace
rope_a_dope_09.pdf
File Size: 194 kb
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