scene from The Lion’s Den with Ben Merens and Amelia Kamholz (2008 prod)

Play Production

The Lion’s Den 2008

Clement Zablocki Veteran’s Medical Center, Milwaukee WI

Funded with a Puffin Foundation Grant

DVD of performance archived at Wisconsin Veteran’s Museum Madison WI


Staged Reading: POW! National POW/MIA Remembrance Day Ceremony Rockford, IL PEC Playhouse acting troupe 2015

Reading: The Lion’s Den Hartbeat Ensemble Hartford, CT 2015

Reading: Geraldine Vortex Theatre, New York, NY 2009

Staged Reading: The Lion’s Den (10-min version) Great Plains Theatre Conference, Omaha NE 2006

Staged Reading: Four Corners, Six Sides Chicago Dramatist’s Saturday Series Chicago, IL 2004

Awards and Mentions


Hartbeat Ensemble Competition for Mental Health Monthly Series: The Lion’s Den 2015

Puffin Grant winner: The Lion’s Den 2006

Chicago Dramatist’s Saturday Series: Four Corners Six Sides 2004


“another guide to the perplexed” Hidden River Arts Playwriting Competition 2018


On These Virgins, Soiled (full-length) NuVoices Emerging Playwright’s Competition 2014

Collateral Needs Tending (formerly titled Inside Out) (full length) Firehouse New American Player’s Festival 2011

Eshon Ayin (A Little Man In The Eye) (full-length) Princess Grace Playwriting Awards 2008

A Meeting In Marburg (full-length) Mildred and Alfred Panowski Playwriting Competition 2003

Agape (one-act, long-listed) Sky Blue British Theatre Competition 2017

THISCLOSE (10-minute play) Lake Shore Players 2007

Play and Monologue Publication/DVD

POW (a 10 minute play) VietNow (online and print April 2015)

Tumbling Through (excerpts from full-length play) Verse Wisconsin (online edition Vol. 112, 2013)

GeraldineStage This! Monologues and Short Plays Vol. 3 (FN Productions 2009)

“What I Sold To Make The Holidays Bright” Mothers and Daughters (Intl. Centre for Women Playwrights 2009)

The Lion’s Den DVD copy archived at the Wisconsin Veteran’s Museum, Madison, WI. (2008)

“Four Corners, Six Sides” Crawdad 2006

MISC: Member of the Dramatist’s Guild (ongoing)