Category Archives: Plays & Performances

LAPDSMU: “String”

In Los Angeles, the very worst homicides are handled by an elite squad of detectives — the Serious Murders Unit. Detectives Shepard & Kolwicki investigate a string of seemingly unrelated murders… but is there a thread that entwines them? Find … Continue reading >>

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LAPDSMU: “La Connexion Française”

In Los Angeles, the very worst homicides are handled by an elite squad of detectives — the Serious Murders Unit. When Shepard & Kolwicki quickly solve a couple of cases, they think they’re on a roll. But is everything as … Continue reading >>

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LAPDSMU: “Reunited With a Vengeance!”

In Los Angeles, the very worst homicides are handled by an elite squad of detectives — the Serious Murders Unit. In this episode, LAPDSMU Detectives Shepard and Kolwicki track the elusive snake-in-the-box-killer. Can the entire Serious Murders Unit work together … Continue reading >>

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Fred Nietzsche, P.I.

Ben Newton & I have a new play coming up: “Fred Nietzsche, P.I.” After years as an esteemed philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche has chosen to seek truth in a different way — as a Private Investigator. And now he faces the … Continue reading >>

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Day of the Dingo

Hey, look everybody, I wrote a play! A baby was supposed to be stolen by Rumplestiltskin and taken to a land of ogres, trolls, and wicked witches. When that falls through, he finds himself being raised in a world populated … Continue reading >>

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Buggin’ Out: The Gregor Samsa True Hollywood Story

One morning, Gregor Samsa awoke from uneasy dreams to find he had transformed into an enormous cockroach. And the rest is Hollywood history! Loosely based on the first sentence of “The Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka, this play examines the career, … Continue reading >>

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A Midsummer Nightmare Before Christmas On Elm Street

Ben Newton & I have another sketch show—it’s a literary, theatrical, cinematic sketch mash-up. You have 4 chances to see it: Friday the 12th, Saturday the 13th, Friday the 19th & Saturday the 20th. It starts at 11pm at the … Continue reading >>

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Where the Artwalk Ends

On Saturday February 13 at 9:00pm, Ben Newton and I will host and perform in a sketch comedy, music, and variety show at the Ballard Underground, 2220 NW Market St (at Ballard Ave). “Where the Artwalk Ends” also features performances … Continue reading >>

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“Blinding Pains” Photos

For your viewing pleasure! Will Hardyman as Oedipus former King of Thebes (now restauranteur), Marlon Taylor as Tyler Perry’s Othello, Allison Wooldridge as Archduke Roberto von Fluffykins the Third, and many more!

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The Oedipal Duplex

So my friend Ben Newton and I wrote a play called Blinding Pains — a sit-com sequel to Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex. After blinding himself in horror upon learning he’d murdered his father and married his mother, Oedipus moves to Phoenix, … Continue reading >>

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