Full Length

CROCODILE DAY

Cast: 6

A reimagining of Neverland from the perspective of two siblings who come from the island’s Native tribe. While siblings Tho and Satesan attempt to summon the Crocodile to begin their celebration of Crocodile Day, they discuss what it means to be Native on land that isn’t their own.

Crocodile Day was commissioned by the Urbanite Theater in Sarasota in 2020.


CALAMUS

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Rehearsal shot before the first staged reading at The Custom Made Theater

Cast: 8-10

Calamus is a journey through queer America past and present inspired by Walt Whitman’s collection of poems of the same name. After a young teen is kicked out of his home for being gay, he along with a transgender slam poet named Ford travel across America and through history attempting to find hope and acceptance. This show touches upon issues of LGBTQ identity, youth homelessness, intersectionality, queer erasure, love, heartbreak, and friendship.

Calamus will be developed as part of The Custom Made Theater Company’s 2018 Undiscovered Works Program. It was a Semi-Finalist for the 2013 National Playwrights Conference with the Eugene O’Neill Center.


CHANGELING BOY

Cast: 10

After years estranged from his manipulative parents, Titania and Oberon, Dhruv has decided to return to his childhood home and introduce his parents to his fiancé, Eddy. But, despite their insistence that they have changed, Titania and Oberon’s controlling habits start to bubble to the surface again. Meanwhile, Dhruv discovers a strange new power of his own at the edge of the woods. Inspired by the characters of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this modern fairy tale imagines what might have come after that fateful night in the forest and begs the question, “What ever happened to the Changeling Boy?”

Changeling Boy was a Semi-Finalist for Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries at the American Shakespeare Company.


THE LITTLE WHITE MAN MEANS GO

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Left to Right: Julia Belanova (Laura) and Harry Newman-Plotnick (Theo)

Cast: 6

The ​Little ​White ​Man ​Means ​Go ​is ​a ​wacky, ​absurd comedy ​that ​follows ​college ​ friends ​Theo, ​Laura, ​and ​Deena ​as ​they ​navigate ​city-living. ​But ​this ​is ​no ​normal ​city, ​not ​with ​a ​goldfish ​with ​dreams ​of ​the ​stage, ​an information ​succubus ​trying ​to ​break ​through ​the ​glass ​ceiling, ​an agoraphobic neighbor with a penchant for kink parties, and ​a ​mysterious baby! ​As ​Theo, ​Laura, ​and ​Deena ​all ​try ​to ​make ​sense ​of ​the ​world ​around ​them, normality ​continues ​to ​fracture ​until ​not ​even they can tell whether they’re in real life or just another performance art piece from Deena’s museum.

The Little White Man Means Go was featured in the 2017 Harvard Playwrights Festival and a Semi-Finalist in B Street Theatre’s 2019 New Comedies Play Festival.