THE ANTIQUE SHOPPE (comic romance)
2M/2F; 20-25 minutes
Hilary is attending to her retirement home's spring dance to listen to music... by herself! Flirtatious fellow resident Jack has other ideas... 

CASSIOPEIA (comedy-drama)
1M/2F; 15-20 minutes
Angela, a 70-year-old developmentally challenged woman, is marrying Roy today!
Everything is going great until younger sister Beatrice arrives... and she is not happy!
This play is also part of the trilogy Demon Bitch Goddess.

3M/3F; 15 minutes
A young man is torn between two worlds: an apocalyptic hellscape and a bucolic psychiatric hospital. But which of these is actually reality?
This play is a truncated, gay adaptation of my play Sugarplum (see below).

1M/1F; 15 minutes
Documentary filmmaker Istvan interviews his former school-hood girlfriend Magda about the day one of their classmates vanished in a freak snowstorm. Reflecting on this long-ago tragedy forces Magda to confront who she's become and why.

2F; 20-25 minutes
Glynnis and Marie-France are digging a hole in Lavinia Fowler's garden. They are not planting vegetables. This is a gothic tale of small-town extortion and revenge.

2M; 30 minutes
An aging German immigrant's request to finally learn to read and write in English is met with unexpected resistance from his schoolteacher son.
*Winner, Outstanding Play, 1995 Pittsburgh New Works Festival*
This play in included in the anthology Demon Bitch Goddess.

HOLIDAZE (satirical comedy)
3M/2F; 30 minutes
Joshua, a gay Jewish man from NYC, and his Irish lover Philip are having guests over for Christmas: Joshua's southern belle ex-wife Charlotte, their activist son David, and David's new significant other who... well... they're expecting a boy, but...

2M; 25-30 minutes
A year after their breakup, a closeted Formula One race car driver tracks down his ex who is immersed in his own family crisis.
This play in included in the anthology Demon Bitch Goddess.

MEDUSA (comedy)
1M/1F; 25-30 minutes
Mavis and Thor are two senior citizens out on a first date.
Thor is a perfect gentleman, but that might not be what Mavis wants.
This play is also part of the trilogy Demon Bitch Goddess.

2M; 15 minutes
Rupert is a wildly successful corporate sell-out. Linus is a washed-up journalist who has never recovered from his fall from grace. They're having one last breakfast together before parting ways... maybe forever?

murmurs (light coming-of-age drama)
2M; 20-25 minutes
Ex-jock Jason has invited his physics lab partner Les over to watch the 1977 Pittsburgh Pirates home opening on TV. Unbeknownst to Les, Jason hopes they have more in common than baseball...
Published and licensed by Samuel French, you can purchase the play here.

PANIC (experimental satire)
2M/1F; 15 minutes
Three scenes use identical dialogue to explore prejudice and preconceptions in homophobia, misandry, and anti-black racism. Inspired by the Bernard Goetz shooting.

POPCORN (coming-of-age comedy)
2-3M/1-2F; 10-15 minutes
Straight-laced Kip just wants to watch Nigella's cooking show, but scruffy Stan won't stop ribbing him about it. Things turns physical... really, really physical.
Note: 2M and 1F appear on stage. 1M and 1F are off-stage voices – the F is Nigella!

SARCOPHAGUS (comedy-drama)
1M/1F; 30 minutes
Cleopatra encounters Robin Hood at a Hollywood party. She's actually a fading actress and he's a struggling assistant in this delicate comedy of acceptance and perception.
"Sickles weaves a snug little story filled with nuance, clever contradiction and hope..."
~John Hayes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
This play in included in the anthology Demon Bitch Goddess.

SUGARPLUM (horror)
3M/3F; 20-25 minutes
Rayanne wakes up in a hospital where she's told the apocalyptic nightmare she's been living was actually a hallucination. Soon, the line between her realities begins to blur.
As mentioned above, this was truncated and adapted into Danced in their Heads.

THALASSA (drama)
1M/1F; 15 minutes
On the shore of the Mediterranean, a young woman spots a man about to take a one-way walk into the deep blue sea. Can she save him? Can they save each other?
This play is also part of the trilogy Demon Bitch Goddess.

2M/1F; 20 minutes
Sarah's father is dead. As she grieves, while the funeral procession waits outside the church, a handsome stranger comforts her. But will their connection ignite a spark?