"Rumpel" Staged Reading

A staged reading of my full-length play, Rumpel, took place November 4, 2018 at The Cat Theatre in Carmel, Indiana.

Rumpel: Is a full-length comedic take on Rumpelstiltskin surrounding Dexter Miller, a professional student and wannabe author living off Mommy and Daddy. Dex’s troubles begin when his girlfriend tells a publishing magnate that he has written a novel. Enter an unlikely ghostwriter to get the job done, but what will it cost Dex to see his dreams fulfilled?

Directed by: Casey Ross


RUMPEL…Kyle Kellam


PORTIA…Michelle Waffard Mannweiler


AVERY KING…David Mosedale

MISS FRICKENSCHMIDT (Librarian)…Missy Rump


Dexter and Portia have a serious discussion. Rumpel lingers in the background.






Mrs. Miller has a phone discussion with Dexter. Casey Ross read stage directions.






Avery King runs into Dexter and Portia at a gallery opening.






Avery King and Dexter on a phone call discussing chapters of Dexter’s new book.






Rumpel appears once again to push Dexter to finish his novel.

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