Category Archive: Drama

The Character that Never Was (Writing Challenge Day 9)

WRITER …and then at this part, you got to fish out your big-ass lighter before suavely lighting his cigarette –   CUTE BOY AT TK Why?   WRITER Pardon?   CUTE BOY AT… Continue reading

Freak (Writing Challenge Day 8)

RINGLEADER How amazing were the trapeze artists, ladies and gentlemen! Another round of applause to the Flying Palancas! Indeed, what grace and poise. But, now, it is the grand finale of our show.… Continue reading

Helens (Writing Challenge Day 7)

This is something I want to explore in the future as a longer work. ———————————— HELEN1 Is that — Helen, it is you? HELEN2 No, I, yes, Helen, it is me. HELEN1 Why… Continue reading

Found (Writing Challenge Day 6)

(a preview of my CW 180 work in stageplay)   Two tribal men are running through a dense jungle.   RAY This way.   KRIS Bastard.   RAY This way.   KRIS You… Continue reading

Positive Reinforcement (Writing Challenge Day 5)

(based on Miko Tizon’s Zoo)   FORTUNE is running around the playpark. Frisky, he claws his way up a pole, only to jump down after a few steps. He rushed towards the wall… Continue reading

The Naked Man (Writing Challenge Day 4)

A naked man is tied up on a thick pole. His arms are stretched way above his head, tied up in a clean knot. His eyes are blindfolded, his mouth gagged. His nipples… Continue reading

Postgrad (Writing Challenge Day 3)

Three idiots are typing on one laptop.   MAN 1 …And that’s how you open the word processor.   MAN 2 So, eeeee, how do you start typing?   MAN 3 How do… Continue reading

The New Shoes (Writing Challenge Day 2)

The New Shoes   Two men are tugging a pair of shoes.   MAN 1 I said it’s mine!   MAN 2 Liar!   A giant shoebox falls.

Theatrical Gender (Writing Challenge Day 1)

A man and four women are crouching on the stage.   MAN Offstage, man is a rarity.   The man starts to juggle bras and moon-shaped trinkets.   WOMEN (in crescendo) Crying ladies… Continue reading

Like the Rain

an adaptation of Noni Queano’s “Strange How the Slow Rain” Elena is seen inside a nipa hut, staring outside the window. It is raining. Artemio comes in, soaking wet. ARTEMIO Thank god you’re… Continue reading