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Chicago Cottonmouth

May 19th, 2016

. Opening tonight – my short play “Chicago Cottonmouth” Directed by Brad Bartolo Featuring Bobbie O’Connor, Tricia Rogers and Morgan Crouch Part of Dandelion Theatre’s The Hot Dog Stand Friday 5/20 at 7:30 Saturday 5/21 at 7:30 Sunday 5/22 at 3:00 and 7:30 At The Den Theatre – 1333 N. Milwaukee in Chicago .

Ava Takes Up Aviation

May 16th, 2016

. Opening tonight – my short play “Ava Takes Up Aviation” Ava’s friends have their hands full when they find her up a tree, in this heartbreak- and cocaine- fueled comedy. Directed by Crystal Hartford Featuring Cat Davidson, Erin K. O’Brien & Danielle Rennalls Part of Indie Boots Theatre Festival 2016: The Ava Plays Monday […]

“Tower for Two” Reading

April 11th, 2016

. Tomorrow come see (and maybe participate in) a reading of my Rapunzel & Rumpelstiltskin steampunk fairy tale play “Tower for Two.”  It’s part of The Make Ready, which is done every other month by the good people at Dandelion Theatre. Here are the details: Tuesday, April 12 7:00 The Make Ready Featuring “Tower for […]

Tonight my play “A Lady Who Collects Spiders Meets A Gentleman Who Collects Snakes” will be a part of Dandelion Theatre’s BE MINE: A FUNDRAISING VARIETY SHOW OF HEARTFELT PROPORTIONS. Fizz Bar 3220 N. Lincoln in Chicago 7:00 $10.00 Donation Sketches, music, improv, storytelling, a raffle and my play – Fun!  Fun!  Fun! Come out […]

Are You Famous, Yet? Podcast

February 8th, 2016

. The wonderful people at the wonderful “Are You Famous, Yet?” podcast were wonderful enough to have me on as a guest. You can listen to me talk about my writing career and a bunch of other stuff. You can find the podcast here. Check it out! .

Books For Sale

February 7th, 2016

. Did you know I have books for sale at   VELVET WHISPERS IN THE CROSSFIRE NIGHT Men and women. Love and betrayal. Lies and promises. Laughter and tears. When men and women meet, revelation can’t be far behind. And when they go their separate ways, catastrophe is close-at-hand. Sometimes dark, sometimes funny, sometimes […]

It’s January 31st – You all know what that means! It’s National Gorilla Suit Day!!! To commemorate this special holiday, I’ve written a short play. Enjoy! (This piece debuted at Dandelion Theatre’s THE MAKE READY on August 11, 2015) GORILLAS IN THE DRIZZLE by John Weagly (Lights up. PETUNIA works at her desk. The desk […]

R.I.P. David Bowie

January 11th, 2016

. I doubt there’s any living artist in any medium that hasn’t been influenced by David Bowie (whether they know it or not). For myself, on a Sunday night in August of 2009 I watched and episode of MAD MEN followed by Nicolas Roeg’s 1976 film THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, which starred David […]

Today’s the day! In honor of THE FORCE AWAKENS opening, here’s a short STAR WARS themed monologue I wrote for a theater in London. Yoda Tries to Ride a Rollercoaster by John Weagly (Lights up. An amusement park. YODA reaches the front of the line for the Screaming Bantha rollercoaster. The amusement park attendant stops […]

Five-Play Day

December 11th, 2015

I have FIVE plays taking place tonight across these continental United States – a personal record for me! 7:30 – “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose” Raven Theatre – 6157 N. Clark Chicago, IL 8:00 – “Raccoon Pants” part of THE FIVE MINUTE MILE: THEATRE ON THE RUN Cone Man Running Productions […]

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