Magic Realism Upends New Family Drama

The world premiere of my play Patrimony opens in Seattle May 5, 2022 for eight performances. If you’re in the neighborhood we’d love to see you at the theater.  

Patrimony, a new play whose secrets never seem to end…

Merci Beaucoup, Burien Actors Theatre

A hearty thank-you to all the impassioned staff and volunteers at Burien Actors Theatre! That company’s 2018-19 season just closed out with a four-week run of my play Visiting Cezanne. Attendance was strong with audience response warm and…

An Unsentimental Education

 

Having grown up in a large Mormon family, I can bear testimony (as a good Mormon might put it on a Sunday) that advising a teenager not to attend Brigham Young University because the socialist professors there will corrupt…

Inevitable and Surprising

Can you remember when you first heard Darth Vader say the words to Luke: “I am your father.” How did you feel?

A measure of success for many stories is whether they present a major reveal toward the…