Bringing Down the House
Belmont Day School
Belmont, MA
March 2024

"Hey, look, Jerry! I think we're winnin'!"

The Purrfect Crime
Sherman Central School Drama Club
Sherman, NY
March 2024

"Friends? I don't need friends. I'm a cat. I need worshippers!"

It Happened on Route 66
Traveling Drama Troupe
Fond du Lac, WI
March 2024

"Don't blame me. You're the one who came
up with the All-You-Can-Eat Special."

It Happened on Route 66
Knoxville High School
Knoxville, IL
March 2024

"Oh, Sally. Haven't you heard? Home isn't a place..."

The Last Radio Show
Olde Glory Theatre
Seward, NE
January 2024

"And now KUKU is proud to present America's greatest
superhero in Momentousman vs. the Hideous Maggot
Monster, brought to you by Frank's 24-Hour Pest Control."

It's a Madhouse!
Mount St. Dominic Academy
Caldwell, NJ
November 2023

"Oh, you'd be surprised how much money 
you can make in our line of work."

The Enchanted Bookshop Musical
Evergreen Theater
Green Bay, WI
August 2023

"I'm sure it's something wonderful
To make us all feel glad!"

The Enchanted Bookshop Musical
Oakwood Summer Theatre
Carneys Point, NJ
July 2023

"This necklace was stolen!"

It Happened on Route 66
Mintz Christian Academy
Roseboro, NC
May 2023

"What little corner of nowhere is this?"

It Happened on Route 66
Liberty High School
Liberty, NY
April 2023

"I mean, I've never worked on a Ferrari before, but
it can't be that different from a Chevy, can it?"

The Enchanted Bookshop
Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN
March 2023

"So it's okay to steal as long as you don't keep the stuff for yourself?"

Whole Latte Love
Jacksonville Performing Arts
Jacksonville, NC
March 2023

"Airplanes don't take naps! Vroom Vrrrooommmm!"

The Enchanted Bookshop
Oakhill School
Knysna, South Africa
March 2023

"Oh, woe is me! Always cheated out of my unfair share!"

It's a Madhouse!
Big Sandy Theater
Big Sandy, MT
December 2022

"How will our friends know we visited Pembroke
Mansion if I can't buy a Pembroke Mansion coaster?"

It's a Madhouse!
South Haven High School
South Haven, MI
November 2022

"You should have seen it. It was a disaster of the highest magnitude."

The Butler Did It!
Historic Fayetteville Theater
Fayetteville, WV
September 2022

"I don't see why people read them mysteries anyway. Anyone with
half a brain knows who the killer is before they even open the book."

The Enchanted Bookshop Musical
Hong Kong 3 Arts Musical Institute
Hong Kong, China
August 2022

"Those scoundrels are liable to tear us page from page!"

The Real Reason Dinosaurs Went Extinct
Wellington, New Zealand
April 2022

"Gee whiz. I've broken a lot of things in my life, 
but I never thought I'd break a whole planet."

Babka Without Borders
Essex High School
Essex, IA
April 2022

"How can I say something is like mango if I don't know what mango is?"

An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas
Ansonia Theatre
Wadesboro, NC
December 2021

"Consarn it, Scrooge! It's in a hundred pieces!"

An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas
Encore Stage & Studio
Arlington, VA
November 2021

"I don't know about elves exactly, but it does feel like
something magical happened here this week."

Long Tall Lester
Alva Community Theater
Alva, OK
November 2021

"Can I interest you in a set of encyclopedias?"

The Enchanted Bookshop Musical
Cast and Crew Youth Theatre Society
Langley, BC, Canada
March-April 2021

"We could feed it to the animals
Down at the zoo.
When you want to wreck a book,
There's so much you can do."

Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye
Marshfield High School
Marshfield, MO
March 2021

"She's supposed to look pale. Her name is Snow White, remember?"

Trouble in Paradise Junction
Morrison Academy
Taichung, Taiwan
March 2020

"Well, I'll be a blue-nosed gopher. Looks like
you're the only contestant left, Edna."

Real Pirates Don't Wear Tiaras
New Dawn Theater Company
Duluth, GA
March 2020

"What are ye, cuckoo? Ye can't maim
anyone with a potato masher!"

Babka Without Borders
Oakhill School
Knysna, South Africa
March 2020

"Propelling the babka is not the problem.
Stopping it, that is the problem."

Million Dollar Meatballs
Act 1 Players
El Dorado, KS
February 2020

"Really, gentlemen? Eggshells in the meat--" CLANG!

The Enchanted Bookshop Musical
Castro Valley Dramatic Arts Academy
Castro Valley, CA
January 2020

"I think I can fix your spine with just a few drops of glue."

The Enchanted Bookshop Musical
Haystack Productions
Beausejour, MB, Canada
December 2019

"We promise that we'll follow
All your rules.
Although they are a pain
And they drive us half insane
It's what you told us all to do."

The Enchanted Bookshop
Marysville, OH
March 2019

"Tom! I told you to put that slingshot away!"

The Enchanted Bookshop
American International School of Muscat
Muscat, Oman
January-February, 2019

"Dorothy! Heidi! Tom! You're real!"

Trouble in Paradise Junction
Iowa Central Community College
Fort Dodge, IA
October 2018

"Oh, yeah? Does this taste like it came from the Higgledy Piggledy?"

Lights! Camera! Murder!
Johnston Heights Church
Surrey, BC, Canada
May 2018

"Thinking? Thinking?! Always with the brain you are thinking!" 

The Enchanted Bookshop
WACT Youth Theatre
Drinagh, Ireland
May 2018

"Vy doesn't he ever shpeak English?" 

The Enchanted Bookshop
Optimists Club of Milton
Milton, WI
February 2018

"I've got more than enough evidence to book you.
Hey, did you hear that? Book you! I made a joke!"

The Enchanted Bookshop
Fort Worth Academy
Fort Worth, TX
December 2017

"I'll write it! I have the best penmanship in my class!"

Million Dollar Meatballs
Gyeongnam International Foreign School
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
May 2017

"Yes, but I've got the zucchini--I mean gun!"

Trouble in Paradise Junction
Benzie Central Middle School
Benzonia, MI
May 2017

"It just says I refused to sell out the town for five million dollars."

Trouble in Paradise Junction
Buchanan Black Box Players
Buchanan, SK, Canada
March 2017

"Did I miss anything while I was gone?"

How I Met Your Mummy
Armstrong Junior High School
Kittanning, PA
February 2017

"You know, this plan is sounding worse all the time."

You're Driving Me Crazy!
Lake Central High School
St. John, IN
December 2016

"Are you feeling all right? Because you kind of smell like... pickles."

The Butler Did It!
Aspirations Players
Muscat, Oman
June 2016

"Gram, you naughty thing! Where did you get those bullets?" 

Million Dollar Meatballs
Wichita County Arts Alliance
Leoti, KS
April 2016

"Don't worry. It's non-fat."

How I Met Your Mummy
Gaslight Theater Players
Sardinia, OH
March 2016

"Do you mind? You're standing on my lunch."

The Last Radio Show
Black Box Theatre
Colorado Springs, CO
January 2016

"It looks like a diseased muskrat crawled on top of your head and died." 

Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye
Center Stage Jackson
Jackson, MI
November 2015

"It's these new contacts. I can't do a thing with them." 

Million Dollar Meatballs
Fort Lupton High School
Fort Lupton, CO
November 2015

"Oh, no. The migratory behavior of waterfowl is no laughing matter."

Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye
Community Players
Beatrice, NE
November 2015

"Hey, watch the name-calling. You don't look so hot yourself."

Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye
Horizon Middle School
Bismarck, ND
April 2015

"Your house was made of straw. A mildly
hungry cow would have destroyed it."

The Butler Did It!
Kansas City Christian School
Prairie Village, KS
April 2015

"You've got to wrap him clockwise. Something 
to do with the rotation of the earth." 

The Butler Did It!
Jericho High School
Jericho, NY
November 2014

"I'm sorry, Lucinda, but I'm not feeling
particularly romantic at the moment." 

You're Driving Me Crazy!
Short + Sweet Theatre Festival
Canberra, Australia
August 2014

"Sorry. I thought I saw a train heading toward us." 

You're Driving Me Crazy!
Lakeshore Players 10-Minute Play Festival
White Bear Lake, MN
June 2014

"Oh, Ben has a problem keeping his eyes
where he should. Don't you, Ben?"

The Butler Did It!
The Old Grantsville Church Dinner Theatre
Grantsville, UT
February-March 2014

"What would possibly make her think I'm a Boer?"

You're Driving Me Crazy!
Acme Theater
Waltham, MA
January 2014

"But my whole life was on there!"

Kill the Critic!
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts
Palmer Lake, CO
June 2013

"If anyone's going to kill that mouse, it's going to be me."

Fear of Clowns
Silver Spring Stage
Silver Spring, MD
August 2012

"It doesn't seem to matter what I do. People just laugh."

The _urloined Letter
St. Ann School
Nashville, TN
April 2012

"I shwear I’m going to shue that dentisht!"

Long Tall Lester
Westcliffe Center for the Performing Arts
Westcliffe, CO
September 2011

"He don't look like much of a sheriff."

The _urloined Letter
Pine Crest School
Fort Lauderdale, FL
October 2010

"You can imagine my _redicament."


  1. I wish you would write a sequel to "The Butler Did It"
    It has been one of the most fun plays to direct.

    1. Thanks! I don't have any plans to write a sequel for that one, but I do have another funny murder mystery you might enjoy. It's called "Lights! Camera! Action!" and it'll be released this fall by Brooklyn Publishers (