All plays written by me, Nicole Neely. Did this need to be clarified? Idk, here we go.
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Marilyn, Pursued by a Bear
Marilyn Monroe wakes up in the Payne-Whitney Mental Institution. Plagued by demons of doubt and depressive thoughts, she must attempt to make peace with her past and battle the darkness in the form of a looming shadow of a bear. Written specifically to be a companion piece for Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, we explore the devastation of thought spirals and false accusations as well as a strong female bond that overcomes the evil surrounding them.
"Three Seconds" is a story about loss and how we learn to cope with death. Where there is death, there is a community of people loving you and considering you, and a world that continues to turn despite the circumstances.
Charlie and Gavin receive a call from their mother. Their father has had a heart attack and is about to go into surgery. Together, and apart, they navigate the devastating aftermath of losing a loved one and what it means to realize that death is always present in their world.
This is a play about a pizza box puppet and the magic words that brought it to life.
Joanie is experiencing the worst day of her life. She’s completely lost control.
Just when she’s about to do something drastic, a very saucy and unexpected friend arrives to save the day.
I am Drunk and You are a Sandwich
Mary is drunk and hungry. Sandwich hungers for something bigger than what life has given her. Together, they break down the walls of personal space and learn to fight the good fight.