Everyone loves a taxidermist. And what's not to love about Roy, a hairy, awkward, possibly psychotic taxidermist living on the fringes of Oklahoma City? Despite his commitment to solitude, he finds an unlikely connection with Ruby, a psychiatric nurse with a checkered romantic past. Their awkward attempt a romance is threatened when Roy’s past staggers onto his doorstep, dragging the truth behind a 30-year-old urban legend along for the ride. This truth leads us into the highly-sanitized hands of Dr. Holbrook, a psychiatrist who wants to seize this discovery to make a difference in the lives of many. A recently deceased cat, a taxidermy menagerie and a wasted Dorito casserole, all present their own complications in this quirky love story of bestial proportions.
Coyote Katie's Return premiered in 2014 at The New York International Fringe Festival where I also played the role of Ruby. It was also part of the 2015 Play Lab at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska.
Escaped convict kidnaps slightly psychic pregnant woman! In this darkly comic tale an Oklahoma State Trooper's wife embarks on a perilous journey while desperately attempting to save the lives of a tortured man and the baby inside her. Who will survive?
The Abduction of Becky Morris is my first play. It premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2012, where I played the role of Becky. And, it has been accepted into this year's play lab at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference.