5 – 10 Minute Plays

*  You’re Okay – a three-five minute dramedy
*  Up a Tree – a ten-minute comedy
*  Onward We Row – a ten-twelve minute dramedy
*  Spinster in Paris – a ten-minute monologue
*  Soups On:  Chop, Simmer, Boil – a trilogy of three 10-minute plays to be performed together or separately
*  Kanoodle – a three-five minute comedy

You’re Okay
A five-minute dramady

Cast at And Toto Too Play Crawl 2022:
Kelly Uhlenhopp as the woman (any age really)
Jeff Jessmer as Frankie (any age really)

Synopsis:  Shopping incites an anxiety attack that only a friend can help heal.

Production History:  And Toto Too, The Play Crawl, Denver, 2022
Photo credit John Moore

Up A Tree
A five-minute comedy


Laura Audicci as Linda (40’s)
Michael Nuccio as Joe (40’s)

Synopsis:  Linda and Joe, destined to be together since the third grade, share their first kiss only to share a surprise of a lifetime.

Production History:  And Toto Too, The Play Crawl, Denver, 2014
Picture with Laura Aducci and Michael Nuccio 2014

Onward We Row
A ten-minute dramedy

Evelyn (30s-40s)
Hal (68)
Henry (16)

Synopsis: Evelyn must finish painting the house while trying to keep her wandering father with dementia in one place.

Production History:
Staged Reading over Zoom: Open Eye Theatre, Margaretville, NY, 2020


Spinster in Paris

A ten-minute comedic monologue

Cast:  Dorothy (60’s, 70’s, even 80’s – the older the better)

Synopsis: Dorothy begrudgingly sets out on the long journey to her shitty friends’, shitty fourth wedding, in shitty Paris.

Production History:
Staged Reading: One Night Stand Theatre, Denver, 2018
Staged Reading: Follies Play Reading Festival–Sarasota, FL., 2018


Soups On: Chop, Simmer, Boil

A trilogy of short plays inspired by soup!  To be performed together or separately.


Cast:  Margie (30’s – 50’s) and Sarah (30’s – 50’s)

Synopsis: Two neighbors prepare delicious creamy beet soup, but the evening turns nasty!

Production History:  One Night Stand Theatre, Denver, 2014


Cast:  Stacy (30’s, early 40’s), Frank (30’s, early 40’s)

Synopsis:  A married couple with children, do their nonsexual-therapy homework cooking cold melon soup, when the evening turns into a sexy cat and mouse game.

Production History: One Night Stand Theatre, Denver, 2015


Cast:  Becky (30’s – 40’s), Bob (40’s), Suzie (25)

Synopsis:  It’s Halloween night and Becky is drowning her flu and sorrows in medication. Her husband Bob comes by the house with his mistress Suzie, wreaking havoc in an already struggling relationship.

Production History:  Blame It On The Playmakers, Denver, 2014



A five-minute comedy

Cast:  Older Woman (late 40’s), Older Man (late 50’s, 60’s)

Synopsis:  A reserved, conservative woman applies for a writing job in a film office and is harassed by a smarmy Hollywood producer.

Production History:  Theatre Company of Lafayette, CO, 2008 
Picture of Lisa and John