I Would Like to Speak to the Manager

Overture: “Happy Go Lively” by Laurie Johnson. On the left half of the stage is a pristine white office room. On the right half, we see the burned down remains of a living room, with only a small side table still standing. On the table sits an old rotary phone. The OPERATOR sits in the […]

The Illusory Life of Mr. Brite

Characters MR. BRITE Downtrodden man wearing a black suit stuffed with pads to give the appearance that something is encasing his entire body except his head, which is left bare. Should be at least 50 years old. Should be slumped weakly in a wheelchair. ILLUSION Confident, brightly and colorfully dressed man or woman wearing rainbow-colored, feathered […]

Bugs are the Future!

SYNOPSIS When two boys sit down in a school cafeteria for lunch, one gets a lesson he’ll never forget. Author’s note: When the topic of food stability comes up, I always point out that the insects are better for us and more sustainable. I get reactions close to this every time I bring it up. […]