Recent Writing

– Photo Play, a one-act performance piece, with additional text and collaboration by Jane Louise Allietta, Coco Conroy, and Margaret O’Sullivan. Photo Play is a mixed box of vaudevillian confections that poses questions about our collective preoccupation with photographs. It was performed as part of a residency at I.R.T. Theater and further developed through Field Work, a program of The Field.

Monograph Series (essay), developed as part of the No, You Tell It! workshop. Hear an audio recording of it here.

Review of Ruby Sparks, starring Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano, for the (now defunct) Gorgeous Ladies of Comedy site (theGLOC.net)

Review of Celeste and Jesse Forever, a film co-written by and starring Rashida Jones, for theGLOC.net:
“They share an intimate verbal shorthand that mimics the easy rapport of a great first date…which is a problem because Celeste and Jesse are in the throes of a divorce. They’ve been separated for six months but are determined to escape all the messy, painful bits and skip straight to the part where they’re best friends who happen to be dating other people.”

– Weekly recap posts of NBC’s Best Friends Forever and HBO’s Girls, originally published on theGLOC.net, which also appeared on The Huffington Post.

– Feature on Jennifer Childs, Artistic Director of 1812 Productions, an all-comedy theater company in Philadelphia, for theGLOC.net:
“If making other people pee their pants was a sport, Jen would be an Olympic champion (though I’m not sure I’d want to judge that event.) Her company includes women as creative collaborators at every level – which, sadly, is still pretty radical. But here’s the key: by including them without undue fanfare, she presents it as the norm – no big deal.”

– Interview with comedy duo Mel & El on theGLOC.net:
“Friends and partners in crime since they were twelve years old, Mel and El are a hilarious musical duo who have graced stages throughout New York City and on the high seas with their pitch-perfect banter-y goodness.”

– Peace and Noise (essay) in the first Girl Crush Zine:
“Several times on the street, we locked eyes as she passed, and I was able to breathe out a little. In reality I knew I was dumbly gravitating to places where I knew she might be, but never had I wished harder that I could conjure someone into existence.”

Writing samples and excerpts available upon request.