New Plays in Development

A playwright in motion tends to stay in motion, and EM Lewis is always working on something!  These are a few projects that she currently has in development.

Working on "Magellanica" at the William Inge Center for the Arts in Kansas.

Working on “Magellanica” at the William Inge Center for the Arts in Kansas.

Apple Season –  (1W/1M)  An expansion of the 10-minute play “Apple Season.”  Billy wants to buy Lissie’s family farm, but he hasn’t reckoned on her asking price.  An Oregon play.

Vetting Henry  –  (2W/4M)  Henry is going to marry his fiancé — but first he has to meet her dead husband’s family.

The Year I Don’t Remember  –  (2W/4M)  Merritt’s editor wants her to finish her novel before she has to declare bankruptcy, but her typewriter is haunted.  She is falling in love with a washed up baseball player, but has accidentally slept with her assistant.  Her sister-in-law keeps calling her in the middle of the night with death threats.  Her dead husband won’t stop following her around.  And time keeps slipping.

Dear Wonderland  –  (8M)  A musical/theatrical exploration of the lives of eight artists and writers who have influenced each other through history.

Working on "True Story" at the Arkansas New Play Festival.

Working on “True Story” at the Arkansas New Play Festival.