**upcoming world premiere at the 2018 Contemporary American Theater Festival

*2017 Kilroys List | 2017 PlayPenn Conference | Winner 2016 DVRF/OHenry Productions Prize | Finalist 2017 Goldberg Play Prize

Samira and Greta lead a peaceful life. They have their own clearing in the woods, their own hut, and their son Kalil to keep them laughing.  When Kalil returns home one day without their water rations, however, Samira and Greta find themselves in conflict with their local political leader. Set in a tense segregated society, Thirst is a complex look at race and love in war-time.


*Finalist for 2017 New Works Festival at Kitchen Dog Theater | Winner 2016 Open Bar Theatricals First Round Fellowship

Marge is a photographer, and her wife Tiffany has been her sole photographic subject for seven years. When Tiffany goes on a month-long hiking trip to get away from it all, both women are forced to question everything from their professional and personal past to the true meaning of a moment captured in time.


Keyonna and her older brother Samuel are much more than siblings; they’re best friends. So when they suddenly find themselves on the brink of eviction, this brother/sister pair harness everything from their fleeting trust in an alcoholic mother to an imagined friendship with a certain Hollywood starlet in their endless pursuit of happiness at the poverty line.


Developed with The Civilians in residence at NYU Playwrights Horizons Theater School, this play blends verbatim interviews of everyday Americans with the invented narrative of a American family grappling with the results of the 2016 election.  Can they forgive one another for the choices they've made and/or the people they've become as a result of those choices? Can any of us?

mother tongue

*Finalist, 2016 Goldberg Play Prize

Cassidy and Bea are getting married and they've carefully planned a small, uneventful wedding weekend. When Cassidy's younger brother arrives, however, the wedding comes to a crashing halt.  Standing on the border between her past and her future, Cassidy must decide what she values most: her origin story or the love of her life.