Jill's newest script:


THE OLD WOMAN WHO LOST HER VOICE,

                 a modern day fairy tale 

Once upon a time, in a land not too far from here, there lived an old woman who lost her voice. It happened over time. In fact it happened so slowly that at first no one even noticed. Until one day...

RKP & Cyrano's present the world premiere, June 21-July 7, 2019


Other scripts available


CRAZY, LIKE ME - Selected for the Last Frontier Theatre Festival, Valdez, Alaska (2016) - Comedy/Drama - Hour and 15 minute one-act with music.


THE FRENCHMAN AND THE DUTCHMAN, A LOVE STORY - 

Selected for the Last Frontier Theatre Festival, Valdez, Alaska (2015)- 45 minute one-act farce

RANSOM -
Ten-Minute Play Slam, Last Frontier Theatre Festival, Anchorage, Alaska (2015)


SIMPLE MELODY - Top 8 Finalist for the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival of One-Acts Competition (2014), and selected for the Last Frontier Theatre Festival in Valdez, Alaska (2014).


Jill's scripts include  the Nationally Award Winning one-woman show

THE MOMMY DANCE - winner of State, Regional and National awards for acting, writing and tech, at AACTFEST,

SIMPLE MELODY, finalist for the Tennessee Williams Literary One-Act Festival 2014, and

THIS STRANGER, MY FRIEND, winner of an Honorable Mention Award at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference.  


Jill's unique writing style includes comedy, musical theatre (THE MOMMY DANCE is a 2-Act Musical with 9 original songs), drama (CRAZY LIKE ME), and some have a unique autobiographical performance art style (CONFESSIONS OF A PK).  Her latest pieces include a comedy about a family dealing with interruptions at their mother's funeral service (SIMPLE MELODY), and a farce-like piece about a woman balancing her world between two lovers, one French and one Dutch (THE FRENCHMAN AND THE DUTCHMAN, A LOVE STORY).  Jill recently completed playwriting studies in NYC at Young Playwrights Inc, after receiving a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts. 


Contact Jill at 907-250-3633 if you are interested in one of her scripts, or are looking for a writer for an upcoming project. 


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RKP Productions & 
Cyrano's present:

                  AUDITIONS for Jill's newest play:
               The Old Woman Who Lost Her Voice -
                          a modern day fairy tale


                        "No princess. No dwarves. 
                         No wicked witches.

                         Just an old woman, 
                         searching for her voice."​​


                                  AUDITIONS

                            MARCH 2nd at 2pm
                                at CYRANO'S

                    Callbacks March 3rd at noon

Call 907-274-2599 for Audition information Type your paragraph here.