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TRASH from Next Stage Press

Snakes in a Lunchbox from YouthPLAYS

Moby (No Last Name Given) from YouthPLAYS

Long Joan Silver from YouthPLAYS

Thin Lines from Next Stage Press

A Gulag Mouse from Next Stage Press

Past Curfew from Next Stage Press

Also available for the Nook!

Guilty Moments from Original Works Press
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The Christmas Princess from YouthPLAYS

What the Well Dressed Girl is Wearing from YouthPLAYS

How Blue is My Crocodile from YouthPLAYS

The Unsaddest Theatre Ten Minute Play Festival Book includes Bath Time is Fun Time

The Unsaddest Theatre Ten Minute Play Festival

Women's Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny.

Women's Comedic Monologues

2012 The Best Ten Minute Plays includes The Four Senses of Love

2012 The best Ten Minute Plays

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The official site for award winning screenwriter and playwright Arthur M. Jolly.

Discover the works of Arthur M. Jolly, download free monologues for auditions and classes, purchase playscripts, and get all the info on past productions, screenplays and upcoming events. Welcome!


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Posted October 2014

Upcoming productions

Listen to my short radio appearance on Stage Talk for Alaska Public Media.

Mission Colusa

ZOMBIFIED will be broadcast as a radio play, and then archived as a podcast, by Onstage/Offstage Radio on October 28th at 6:30 pm on WRFI (Ithaca, NY)


CANT RECANT THE CANT is currently a finalist for the The Arkansas Science Festival at Arkansas State university - fingers crossed!

Cant Recant the Cant

The stage reading of A VERY MODERN MARRIAGE by the The Company at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center in New Jersey has been delayed - details to follow!

A Very Modern Marriage

And A VERY MODERN MARRIAGE will be have its US premiere in Ashland, Oregon courtesy of Thanks for the Memories Theatre Company July 10th through 26th, 2015, at 1287 Oak St. Ashland, Oregon.

A Very Modern Marriage

Recent Publications

Thin Lines     Trash     Long Joan Silver     Moby No Last name Given     Snakes in a Lunchbox     Globetrotting       

Video clips!

The Playwrights Round Table has posted If You Could Go Back... on You Tube!

This year's GI60 entry Parent Teacher is viewable on YouTube.

And here's the 2010 and 2009 entries, NOT EXPECTING THAT and HAVE YOU SEEN MY...