"what's so beautiful about a sunset over prairie avenue?"
The struggle of the dysfunctional Bailey Family in Providence mid-70's, amidst growing poverty and encroaching fires.
8 M, 6 F, Set in Providence, RI 1974, 2 Acts, 8 Scenes
1977 - Premiered at the University of Rhode Island, Directed by J. Swift
1980 - Ensemble Studio Theater, NYC, Directed by Curt Dempster
1981 - Melrose Theater, Los Angeles, Directed by Warner Shook, Starred Ed Harris and Amy Madigan
The Bride of Olneyville Square
A Widow and her adopted daughter struggle to exist together while 'real children' want mother institutionalized.
8 F, 7 M, Set in Olneyville, Providence, RI, 1988, 2 Acts
1989 - Premiered at the University of Rhode Island, Directed by J. Swift
1993 - Alias Stage, Providence
1999 - Pantheon Theater, NYC, Directed by Robert Castle, Produced by Montauk Project
2002 & 2007 - Neighborhood Playhouse, NYC, Directed by Ron Stetson
A dying man toils ceaselessly to leave his once-abused wife financial security but is sidetracked by crisis of loser brother in-law.
2 F, 4 M, Set in Providence, RI, 2 Acts, 5 scenes
2008 - Premiered at the Michael Weller Theater, Directed by Kevin Confoy
Produced by the Broken Watch Theater Company, NYC
Published 2009 by Dramatists Play Service
Poster, cast and crew info at BrokenWatch.org
Also: A seven minute film Ďauditioní inspired by The Framer can be viewed at:
Ray On the Water
A TV Producer fogged in a Sleepy little town works to uncover secrets from locals so as to revive her sinking career.
4 F, 1 M, Set in Peace Dale, Rhode Island
2001 - HERE Theater, NYC, Directed by Ed Bianchi, Produced by Montauk Project
A man is confronted by his inner muses posing as siblings who bring to light the truth of his childhood.
3 M, 1 F, Set in Providence, RI
2002 - The Kirk Theater on "Theater Row", NYC, Directed by Drew DeCorleto
Produced by The Broken Watch Theater Company, NYC
View American Storage photos at: d1ny.com
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A burned out ex-social worker is forced to confront personal issues by a Couple who mysteriously know the details of his life.
3M, 1F, Set in Providence, RI
Two week Workshop Production
Scheduled for late October 2009 at The Actors Studio
Elizabeth Kemp, Director