Plays by Maura Campbell

Valkyrie

A ten-year-old boy claims to be a time traveler after he is arrested for the murder of his father and while in custody, accuses one of the policemen of being a murderer, as well.

The Song of Bernadette Jones

Two sisters and the boy who loves them explore their gender identities and personal histories when they conjure saints and sinners with a Ouija board.

Fantasia de Colores

3 Males, 4 Females

Half devil, half angel. Longing. Despair. Drugs, abuse, and victims. Hopes. Dreams. A fantasy on human nature and its social failures.

Flower Duet

2 Males, 3 Females

Infidelity. Heartbreak. Betrayal. Histrionics. Flower Duet is a drama that delves deep into the complicated dynamics of marriage.

Wild Geese

1 Male, 4 Females

Wild Geese tells the migration of four women (and one man) who navigate the sexual and workplace confusion of the 1980s.

See No Evil

4 Males, 3 Females

A teenage girl is missing and a frantic search ensues. Her family and friends slowly put a puzzle together to face their blindness to this girl's pain, and the racism and self-centeredness that reigns like evil in their own hearts.

Rosalee Was Here

3 Females

Rosalee Was Here is a comedic look at what can happen when children are treated as criminals, and a story about how compassion and patience have the power to transform lives.

Dreamtime

4 Males, 2 Females

What if dreams had Neo-Nazis, truckers with Koala heads, and a best friend who convinces you to murder people? Dreamtime is inspired by the true story of the murders of two university professors in a small Vermont town.

Ou Topos

3 Males, 3 Females

Dramatic & dystopian, "Ou Topos" imagines a world where science fiction is no longer a fantasy.

Self Evidence

3 Males, 4 Females

Inspired by one of New England’s most notorious nineteenth century murders, Self Evidence is a deeply moving, often funny story about the long fight women have made and still are making for their economic and personal liberties.

20/20

3 Males, 2 Females

What begins as a bad plan to get rid of a mean uncle turns into a nightmare as this dysfunctional family tries to sort out who is to blame, who has the gun and who is going to finish off Frank.

Radar Range

3 Males, 2 Females

"Doll's House" meets "Of Mice and Men" in this expressionistic crime
noir thriller.

 

Other Full-Length Plays...

A Dog's Life Aquainted with the Night - 1 Male, 1 Female
Final Jeopardy - 5 Males, 4 Females
Letter From Eva Braun - 3 Males, 3 Females READ THIS PLAY!
Memory Palace - 3 Males, 5 Females
Power of Attorney - 5 Males, 2 Females
The Boy and the Watermelons
The Trial of Mrs. Rebecca Peake - 10 Males, 10 Females
Three Short Men READ THIS PLAY!
Tying Up Sandima - 4 Males, 4 Females READ THIS PLAY!

 

One Acts

Below the Waist - 1 Male, 2 Females
City Hall - 4 Males, 12 Females
Cleaning Day - 2 Female Characters

Earring - 2 Female Characters

Gangster School - 4+ Males, 4+
Females The Hairdresser and the Secretary - 2 Females
Open Me Last - 1 Female Character

Psychologically Incomplete - 2 Characters
RATS: The Claim - 4+ Males, 4+ Females
The Song of Bernadette Jones - 1 Male, 2 Females
Three Ladies from Baghdad - 6 Males, 4 Females
Uncertainty Theory - 4+ Males, 4+ Females

 

Plays for High School and Children

Below the Waist - 1 Male, 2 Females
City Hall - 4 Males, 12 Females
Open Me Last -1 Female Character

Psychologically Incomplete - 2 Characters
RATS: The Claim - 4+ Males, 4+ Females
Three Ladies from Baghdad - 6+ Males, 4+ Females
Uncertainty Theory - 4+ Males, 4+ Females

Dickens - 8+ Males, 4+ Females
Gangster School - 4+ Males, 4+ Females

 

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