Running Naked, based on the novel Greed and Dreams by H.H. Chandler, August Films LLC, 2019

Fling , original screenplay, August Films LLC, 2018

Pet Me, original screenplay, August Films LLC, 2018

Alien Hoax, original screenplay, Joseph Singer Entertainment, 2005

Pluto Nash, original screenplay, Warner Bros., produced, 2002

Wonderman, screenplay based on the Danny Kaye film, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2002

Mystery Men, screenplay based on the Dark Horse comic, Universal, produced, 1999

Bump In the Night, original screenplay, Touchstone Films, 1997

Hocus Pocus, Walt Disney Pictures, produced, 1993

Tempted, Hollywood Pictures, 1993

Seven Heroes, original screenplay, Alberto Grimaldi Productions, 1992

Liar's Poker, adaptation of Michael Lewis book, Warner Bros., 1991

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, (for Robin Williams) Orion, 1990

Your Wish Is My Command, original screenplay, Fox, 1990

Miracle on 34th Street, adaptation of the classic movie, Fox, 1988

Saucer, original screenplay, The Film Writers Co., 1986



White People, Southampton Writers Conference (first staged reading), 2010; Ensemble Studio Theater, N.Y.C.   (main stage production) Feb/March 2011


Bar Play Night, Winterfest, EST-LA (first staged reading), 2008

Preston, Mark Taper Aud. Central Library (first staged reading), 2008

Laying Down the Law (one act) HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, 1998

The Deep End, Manhattan Punchline Theater, N.Y.C., 1985

Strange Behavior, Green Street Cabaret Theater, N.Y.C., 1984

The Smash, First Thirty, Buddy Pals, E.S.T. One Act Marathon, N.Y.C., 1980-84

The Perfect Stranger, Ensemble Studio Theater N.Y.C., 1980

The Soft Touch (pub. Samuel French) Mason Gross School of the Arts, 1974; Wilbur Theater, Boston, 1975 (winner ACTF Award Best New Play, 1974, performed at Eisenhower Theater, Washington DC)



Caliboo, half hour pilot, Hallett Lane Pictures, 2016

The Wild Hearts, one hour pilot, Scholastic Productions/CBS, 1987


Washingtoon, half hour pilot based on political cartoons by Mark Alan Stammity, Showtime, produced, 1985


The Recovery Room, half hour pilot, Columbia/CBS, produced, 1985

When In Rome, half hour pilot, CBS, 1983

St. Elsewhere: Cora and Arnie, Episode 4, 1982



B.A., English, Rutgers University, 1973

M.F.A. in Theater Arts (Playwriting), Mason Gross School of the Arts, 1978



Guest Director, Steinberg Project, Tisch School of Dramatic Writing, NYU, Fall 2011

Moderator, EST-LA Playwrights Unit, 2000 to 2009

Guest Playwriting Instructor, Grad. Theater Program, University of Washington, Spring ‘92

Literary Manager, Ensemble Studio Theater, N.Y.C., 1980-83