DIGGING UP DESSA to premiere at the Kennedy Center

August 22, 2017

Currently honing my ukulele skills to write songs for this beautiful, funny and touching new play  by Laura Schellhardt, directed by the incomparable Rives Collins.  Set to open at the Kennedy Center in February!   Information and Tickets

ELLA ENCHANTED opens at South Coast Rep

August 22, 2017

Karen and I are delighted to announce our adaptation of the Newberry Honor book by Gail Carson Levine “Ella Enchanted” opened October 27th at South Coast Repertory Theatre under the direction of Casey Stangl! Baby Ella of Frell is given the “gift” of obedience by Lucinda, a misguided fairy, and thus cannot disobey any direct order. […]

NAKED MOLE RAT GETS DRESSED:The Rock Experience! coming to Seattle

May 12, 2017

Get ready to rock out in Seattle, when the premiere of my newest collaboration with Award Winning Children’s Author Mo Willems comes to the stage!  Premiering March 22nd, 2018, Directed by Linda Hartzell, and guaranteed to knock your socks on!   Find out more information at: http://www.sct.org/Shows/2017-2018-Season/NakedMoleRat

ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE are Off-Broadway!

February 4, 2017

Mo Willems and I had the honor of having our show run off-Broadway at the New Victory Theatre this February!   As part of its national tour with the Kennedy Center, this two week sit-down was a treat, featuring a live band.   We got to share the excitement with the crowd at a talk back […]

OLIVERio: A Brazilian Twist opens at the Kennedy Center

January 30, 2016

OLIVERio: A Brazilian Twist opened to rave reviews!  “A story of female empowerment that can charm both girls and boys.” (DC Theatre Scene) “Oli learns tough lessons about what it means to have hope, and share that hope in a world that no longer believes. What ensues is a rollercoaster chain of events with beautiful connections, […]