A Synopsis of Some of Lori's Plays
Hold Up At The Continental Garage (one act)
When Odessa's car breaks down, she ends up at
The Continental Garage where she butts heads with
a tough old-time mechanic and makes friends with
an unlikely artist.
Den Mother (full length)
Betty Parsons has been called the den mother of
abstract expressionism. She hosted early
gallery shows for such giants as Jackson Pollock,
and Mark Rothko, Explore the years of her
greatest achievements and the loss of her gallery to
rivalry gallery owner and collector Sidney Janus.
The Time Keeper's Second Hand (full length)
John Hadley's been obsessed with time since he
started tinkering with watches as a child. Now,
he's the timekeeper at Windsor Castle. But what
if his time pieces gave him a second chance to return
and face a demon he could never overcome
from his past?
Cornucopia (full length)
Eliana brings two friends to her Jewish-American home
to celebrate Thanksgiving. And when she suggests how
her family might change their giving habits, they aren't
too thankful. Join Eliana's family table for two hours full
of cornucopia fun.
Fishing For Trouble (10 minute)
Jane's retired and now obsessed with fishing. Can her
husband lure her back to the real world?
Mystic Castle (full length)
In this work, Marra places serial killer
Arthur Shawcross at the center of a story about a
reporter who, while interviewing Shawcross, delves deep into his own psychology to better understand what drove Shawcross to commit his crimes.
Dinosaur Man (full length)
On the eve of entering a nursing home, Rocco's favorite nun from the orphanage where he grew up pays him a visit. Sister Dorthea takes him back to tender, tough, happier days.
Woody Alan's Worse Movie (one act)
What happens when two sisters meet to clean out
boxes in their aging mother's basement? Their
sisterhood morphs into some dark laughs and
No Smoking (one act)
With a new boss who hates smokers,
Richard Coburne, a middle-aged middle manager,
realizes that to keep his job, he must quit smoking.
He walks in to a smoking cessation clinic and
encounters Vivian DuBois, his smoking
“sensation”-al counselor. Through Vivian’s
unconventional techniques, Richard
discovers the true meaning of his life.
Vestido de mi Abuela (10 minute)
Will grandma make her grand daughter's wedding
dress? Of course, unless her grand daughter's marrying