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Brittni Barger & Hunter Hoffman
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one-act (3f, 3m), ~90 mins
19 year old Maisie has finally landed an apprenticeship at the prestigious Red Key Publishing House, with the acclaimed fiction writer Gilda Tarrington assigned as her mentor. But posh, ancient Gilda has a secret: she’s really the mind behind the famous pseudonym of an erotic paperback empire, and she believes Maisie has the potential to be her successor. Determined not to lose her first major writing opportunity, Maisie sets out to learn everything she can about sex in a serious of hilarious, harrowing, and heartwarming escapades.
Insertion was developed during Kenyon College's Playwriting & Dramatic Theory course under the guidance of Wendy MacLeod.
A staged reading of Insertion was presented at the 2022 New Comedies Festival, produced by B Street Theatre in Sacramento, CA - dir. Imani Mitchell & Carolyn Murray
As the FESTIVAL WINNER, the world premiere of Insertion will take place at B Street Theater in Summer 2023!
The Laundry Play
one-act (1f, 1m), ~60 mins
David is a museum curator whose panic attacks have gone untreated for years. When he considers taking a job that will move him halfway across the country, this comes as a shock to his girlfriend, Eliza. Told largely through both characters' conversations with a therapist, The Laundry Play paints a portrait of a relationship on the verge of either connection or collapse, and the emotional landscape of intimacy with clinical anxiety.
The Laundry Play was developed with Grub Street's Advanced Playwriting Intensive Workshop under the guidance of Kira Rockwell.
The Laundry Play was workshopped with Yonder Window Theatre Company as a part of their 2022 Ascending Playwrights Program.
The Laundry Play was produced as a part of the Chain Theatre Winter One-Act Festival in Manhattan in Feb. 2023 - dir. Mackenna Goodrich, starring Sara Rosenthal & Ben Teitelbaum.
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one-act (3f, 1m), ~60 mins
After a climate crisis decimates civilization as we know it, two sisters trek across the post-apocalyptic wasteland with only an eccentric voice on their transistor radio for company. When another young girl stumbles upon their campsite, they must decide whether or not the newcomer can stay. Longing, reminiscence, and a desire for their past life bond the women together, while the looming dangers of the natural world threaten to take their lives.
Radio Man was awarded the 2021 James E. Michael Prize for excellence in playwriting.
Radio Man was featured in The Parsnip Ship's Play Club discussion series.
Radio Man will be performed at the 2023 SheNYC Festival at the Connelly Theater.
One-act (2f, 2m), ~30 mins
In this modern "revisitation" of Medea, a young mother finds herself suffocated by suburbia and the expectations of being a wife. After she discovers her husband is cheating on her, she yearns to achieve both autonomy and revenge by any means necessary.
Medea, Revisited was presented as a staged reading at Kenyon College in April 2022.
Monologue (1f), ~10 mins
An aging 1970s feminist icon recounts the strange night when a young woman, Melody, appeared on her doorstep.
Melody was published in Roi Fainéant Press in 2022.
one act (1f 1m), ~10 mins
Navigating a relationship in quarantine is difficult, especially when you don't know what that relationship is.
Playdate Theatre (2020) - Find a Way or Make One Festival, dir. Mark Feuerstein, starring Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs) & Marcus Scribner (black-ish)
When the Evening Shadows Fall
Monologue (1m), ~15 mins
An aging Elvis Presley impersonator delivers a eulogy for his best friend. He wants you to know that he has a pet fish.
When the Evening Shadows Fall was developed for the 24 Hour Viral Monologues: Kenyon, produced by Playwright's Workshop.