Selected Plays from the ESC Playwriting Lab

BRENDAN RESURRECTED by Bernard Smith

The story revolves around Brendan a songwriter/musician from Dublin, taking in the characters of his youth, the harsh conditions that drive him away, and his relationship with his brother who committed suicide. All of this past follows him into the present in New York.

NEITHER HERE NOIR THERE by Bambi Everson

Prompted by Alice, Michael begins to rework a discarded film noir novel, but runs into trouble when his femme fatale, Maxie Malone, comes to life with an agenda of her own.

THE GRAY LADY’S BROKEN WINDOW by Jason Frix

A darkly comedic take on a recently returned war veteran who is court mandated to take therapy.

THE HOSTESS by Gary Ray

It’s 1959 and Jesse Rawlings' days as a shameless Hollywood starlet are over; now she’s settled into her new role as the hostess of Greenwich Village.

WHERE THE WILD ONES PLAY by Job Ethan Christenson

David delves into his past with his younger self, exploring the one relationship that could've changed it all.

Five new plays from the SUNY Empire State College Playwriting Lab