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.
Reading presented by Black Lab Theatre September 2015 at Studio 101 (Houston)
World Premiere by Black Lab Theatre at Theater 511 at Ars Nova (NY) April 26- May 21, 2016.
Wind energy specialist Bethany Greenbridge meets her match in eco-crusader bird expert Michael Zrinski 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
Celebrity actor turned environmental activist Veronica Woods has traveled to South Dakota to protest the construction of a new oil pipeline. Ignoring advice of a local protester, Aiyana, Veronica chains herself to a remote stretch of the would be pipeline in an effort to kick the Sioux's protest up a notch. However, Veronica is not alone as Reggie, an oil company paramedic, has been charged with "keeping an eye" on her in an effort to avoid a PR nightmare, but things quickly become more complicated. A new eco-drama, Chained explores the struggle between humanity, technology, nature, and the spirits that dwell within each.
Reading presented by Jordan's Play Lab December 2017 at The Wild Project (New York)