The Energy Series
When a catastrophic environmental accident threatens to derail Kurtz Petroleum, it's up to documentarian turned big oil public relations guru Jaime Kurtz with the help of his commercial making bro-buddy Aaron and Aaron's drug dealer Manny to come up with the perfect pitch to save the company, his relationship with his environmentally conscious fiancé Brittany, and his stolen dog. Packed with drugs, sex, and spin doctoring, Crude is a black comedy about the price you pay for selling your soul in the new millennium.
World Premiere, Theater 511 at Ars Nova (NY) April 26- May 21, 2016.
Eco-crusader bird expert Michael Zrinski meets his match in wind energy specialist Bethany Greenbridge in Whirlwind, a dark romantic comedy about environmental politics and the blood red side of "going green".
Reading presented November 2016 at Dixon Place (New York), starring Dan Amboyer, Annapurna Sriram, Nico Tortorella
When water protector Aiyana returns home to the Standing Rock Reservation to protest the construction of a new oil pipeline. much to her surprise she is joined by celebrity actor turned environmental activist Veronica Woods and her estranged brother Chatan. When Veronica chains herself to a remote stretch of the would be pipeline and Chatan takes direct action against the police in an effort to kick the protest up a notch, things quickly become more complicated. All the while Reggie, an oil company security guard, keeps a watchful eye the proceedings in an effort to avoid a PR nightmare. A new eco-drama, Chained explores the struggle between humanity, technology, nature, and the spirits that dwell within each.
Reading presented December 2017 at The Wild Project, (New York)