New Play Exchange Profile
full length plays
Arguably-agoraphobic video editor Annie finally meets Clara, the #influencer she’s been editing remotely for years. This dark comedic thriller descends deep into Annie’s mind and interrogates the loneliness of living with screens, the implications of being able to edit every aspect of yourself, and what’s “real” in a digital age.
4W, 2M, 1NB.
When a new labor bill reaches Congress, a group of factory and mine workers decide to take The Revolution into their own hands. A contemporary-feeling, old-timey tragic-comedic heist play about exploitation, sacrifice, and our inexplicable addiction to capitalism.
These Violent Delights (in development)
A bloody penthouse on the Upper East Side. Four wives and an outsider, known only by number. Spaghettification. A murder mystery about absurd wealth, the boundaries we draw around finance and romance, and what trauma does to the brain.
one act play
Alpha, Beta, and Omega live in a box in a basement. They take the cargo elevator to their many, many jobs. They pray to be Selected. An absurdist dystopian physical comedy about hustle culture, the ways that femme people cultivate humanity under inhumane circumstances, and the Deus we don't expect Ex Machina.
Anything Valuable - short film // post-apocalyptic thriller
A stoic widow and an eager polymath must traverse post-apocalyptic upstate New York to retrieve invaluable data from a mysterious motel. Along the way, they are forced to choose what from their pasts to keep carrying, and what to leave behind.
Development: Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program
Status: In pre-production. Filming winter 2021. Directed by Annalise Lockhart, Cinematography by Zebediah Smith.
Kin - feature // speculative fiction action
In 2025, a soldier captures her brother as a POW at the height of the New American Civil War. She must extract information from him, while deciding if his past crimes merit the seizure of his future.
Development: Eastern Frontier Society Residency June 2021 / Filmshop Fall 2021
Been So Good - short film // sad comedy
A now-period piece (sans masks) about running into your successful ex on the subway. A meditation on being heartbroken and calling yourself an artist in New York.
Status: In post-production. Directed by Annalise Lockhart, Cinematography by Zebediah Smith, Starring Toby Onwumere.
Maven - pilot // half hour dark comedy
When self-taught filmmaker Kel finesses her way out of catering and into the wedding videography company of two film bros, she must prove she deserves to be there--and decide whether or not to All About Eve these suckers.
Recognition: Sony Gemstone Studios Rising Storytellers Search semifinalist