Artwork by Salvatore Tagliarino

UNDERCOVER PATRIOT

Action/​Adventure true story
(based on Deborah Sampson)
- Coming of age -

America's 1st heroine outfoxes all the guys
...until they thank her.


To find her M.I.A. love, Deb breaks the law. passing as a man, and joins the Continental Army, proves a crack shot, but has to fight off eager females who hit on this pretty “boy”.

Deb’s capers are wild, but when she’s shot in a midnight raid, she begs to be left to die so as not to be found female by the maverick Sergeant she’s fallen for.

Keeping her thigh wound secret, Deb survives, leads a daring attack, winds up a decorated hero.

Only when she’s near death from fever does a shocked physician uncover her breasts, and find this young hero a woman…at war with her heart.

Coming of age - Low budget guerrilla action.

A finalist at Sundance
as
DEBORAH: The Adventures of a Soldier

“...fine Elizabethan juggle of intrigue, betrayal, passion... seethes sexuality... riveting.”
--VARIETY
“One of the most powerful antiwar plays ever penned.”
--Plays International, London
Gold Prize winner, Hollywood Screenplay Contest; "Dazzling" New York Screenplay Contest. U.S. Marine abduction.
Caught 'tween 2 wars. Ben Franklin’s last night where he longed to stay – the salon of Madame Helvetius - conjures war with his bastard son.
Lost treasure, sea adventure, intense love triangle. "I love it!" Consultant to James Cameron.
"delicious... delightfully grand." TIME OUT Outer Critics Circle, VOICE CHOICE
Dramedy. Televangelist's wife teams with hooker to sell sperm. Bill Boyle Coverage: "very talented writer... exceptional"
America's first heroine outfoxes all the guys until they thank her. A finalist at Sundance.
Plays and trilogy collections. Many FREE downloads:
Washington ignites Continental Army.
3 plays: Achilles, Kabuki Macbeth, Kabuki King Richard
Haiti: A Dream (WNYC, NPR) , The Sound of Sand, How His Bride Came to Abraham
Stand-up comic meets Joan of Arc - 'banned in Philadelphia"
Three plays:Please God No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!, Anton Himself, Masha, Too
Three plays :Tracking Blood White, Native Land, Sweet Land of Fire.
three plays ripped from headlines
"Americana with the spirit of a musical!" - at Edinburgh Festival
"haiku-like clarity…hypnotically beautiful, emotionally dizzying." —Chicago Sun-Times
“Unforgettable... You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES E-book available Free
"primal emotions... dazzling... beautifully distilled script" Chicago Sun-Times