Judith Hawking as Penny at Southern Rep, Photo by John Barrois

THE TOTALITARIANS
"Nachtrieb's story of ambition run amok, scruples gleefully discarded, and desperate sexual desire is the funniest original script I have seen in this city in ages." - The Advocate

"-achieves a degree of timelessness in that he takes on not a single party or politician, but the entire political establishment. And he does it with a bite that raises the comedy to a cross between "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Dr. Strangelove."" - Times Picayune/Nola.com

We might be on the brink of revolution in Nebraska. Penny, a compulsive and compulsively-watchable candidate for state office enlists the help of Francine, a silver-tongued operative. Francine's husband Jeffrey, a doctor, is lying to his dying patients - one of whom opens his eyes to Penny's nefarious plans for the Cornhusker State. The Totalitarians is a raucous dark comedy about the state of modern political discourse, modern relationships and how easy it is to believe truths without facts.

New Orleans, LA at Southern Rep, January 31-Feb 23 2014
Directed by Kenneth Pretininzi

Washington, DC at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, June 2-29 2014
Directed by Robert Ohara

San Francisco, CA at Z Space, November/December 2014

HUNTER GATHERERS
Chicago, IL at the Profiles Theatre May 2014
Directed by Rick Snyder

T.I.C. (Trenchcoat In Common)
Sebastapol, CA at the Main Stage West June 2014
Directed by Sheri Lee Miller

For a full listing of upcoming productions of my published plays, check out Dramatists Play Service's Page to Stage Tool
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