Plays

Coming Soon

  • The Damp, Dark Room Just Off the Parlor,” a Victorian monster romance
    • POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – Premiering at Alphabet Soup: Theater from Queer Voices Showcase (Whim Productions – Kansas City, Missouri)
  • Some Specter,” a Scooby Doo-esque dramedy
    • POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2021 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – Staged reading at the 39th Annual William Inge Theater Festival New Play Lab (William Inge Center for the Arts – Independence, Kansas)

Previous Productions and Readings

  • Old Girl,” a sad but hopeful look at the afterlife
    • Premiered at the 6×10 Play Festival (The Barn Players – Mission, Kansas – December 2016)
    • Staged reading at the Midwest Dramatists Conference (Midwest Dramatists Center – Olathe, Kansas – September 2017)
  • Some Specter,” a Scooby Doo-esque dramedy
    • Premiered at the Alphabet Soup: Stories from Queer Voices festival (Whim Productions – Kansas City, Missouri – April 2018)
    • Staged reading at the Midwest Dramatists Conference (Midwest Dramatists Center – Olathe, Kansas – September 2018)
  • Through the Darkest of Stars, Toward the Brightest of Futures,” a quasi-Victorian, sci-fi pot-boiler about gender dynamics, scheming siblings and romantic entanglements
    • Staged reading at the Midwest Dramatists Conference (Midwest Dramatists Center – Olathe, Kansas – September 2019)

Fellow playwrights, please visit John’s New Play Exchange page.

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