|Rising Sun Performance
A VERY HOLIDAY UNDER
December 6, 2015
A Project of A.R.T./New York,
Brooklyn, New York
|The True Meaning of
90 minutes, Two Acts
WINNER PANOWSKI PLAYWRITING AWARD 2016 - Max and Paul are just trying to keep their architecture company afloat, but they
accidentally hired the mob to build a police retirement home. They may never get the project done in this screwball comedy, but they are most
definitely building madness.
90 minutes, One Act
OVERALL WINNER OF RENEGADE N.O.W. THEATER FESTIVAL 2017 - What seems like a pleasant dinner party turns into an exploration of
power in this malleable fusion of scripted text and improv.
Kings of the World
3 m -or- 2m, 1w
3rd PLACE WINNER 10x10x10 FESTIVAL FELLS POINT CORNER THEATER - Bud and Jeb know exactly how to change the world. If only they
can get off their barstools...
3, gender neutral
When the world tells you to sit still, sometimes you have to realize you have the power to get up.
written by Joe Purcell & Kate Danley
What happens when two serial killers pick each other up on a lonely road? Sometimes the best friendships are forged in the most unusual circumstances.
The True Meaning of Christmas
Four mall employees try to plan the theme for the Santa's Corner picture area. But in this world of crass commercialism, will they be able to figure out the true
meaning of Christmas? Probably not..
Meet the Family
Sue has a habit of dating monsters, but what happens when she brings a REAL monster home to meet the family?
The Gerbil, and the
Big, Wide World
My one-act play, The True Meaning of Christmas,
will be produced at the Willitis Community Theatre
in their December Festival.
|directed by Kevin Cochran
|January 21-February 14, 2016
|"If you love those great old screwball comedies from
Hollywood’s Golden Era of the 1930s, you will love
Building Madness, the new play from award-winning
author, Kate Danley, at the Grove Theater Center in
Featuring a picture perfect cast performing in the
sophisticated style and rapid-fire word play of those
classic films and seeing it all done live is a treat. The
plot is straight-forward fun, and what author Danley
does with it is rich." -John K. Adams, Tolucan Times
TOP 10 LAKESHORE PLAYERS 12th ANNUAL 10-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL - John just needs to buy a pair of socks before an important meeting, but if
shopgirl Mary has her way, he will end up in quite a pair.
40 minutes, One Act
A career waitress and a new cook find themselves working the late shift. As these two clash waiting for a 2:00 a.m. rush that may not ever
happen, they discover that hopes and dreams come too late for some, and sometimes people are too late in their lives to make a shift.
The local elementary school needs a new arts and crafts teacher. A local lumberjack needs a new job.
|Featuring my play
MEET THE FAMILY
Featuring The Enigma
by Kate Danley
90 minutes, Two Acts
SEMI-FINALIST IN THE MOSS HART & KITTY CARLISLE HART NEW PLAY INITIATIVE, SEMI-FINALIST O'NEILL NATIONAL PLAYWRIGHTS
CONFERENCE - Grace and Amy are just two regular girls working as secretaries in a soul sucking office. But when their boss chokes on an
oatmeal raisin cookie, it starts a domino effect of death and disaster in this female-driven, dark comedy.
|Featuring - Meet The Family
|All plays are available for license.
Please contact Kate Danley at
for more information
A Spirited Manor
5m, 5w - flexible cast of 10 to 19
90 minutes, Two Acts
A young grieving widow. A house with secrets. And an invitation to a seance...
Based upon the gothic penny dreadful written by Kate Danley, A Spirited Manor is an experimental ghost story that explores the grief and
healing process... with a few thrills and chills along the way.
Stiff Upper Lip
The year is 1890. Amelia's house has been hit by a tornado. Or was it a freight train? As Amelia and her butler, George, spar, this short, dark comedy grapples with
the blinders of society, the lies we tell, and the lies we accept.
|SATURDAY JUNE 2, 2018 @ 7pm
Making a Difference:
Perspective & Power
IT's Studio 339 @ Central School
809 Kirby Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601