Lori M. Myers
Lori M. Myers is an award-winning writer of creative nonfiction, fiction, essays, and plays. Her plays and children’s musicals have been produced in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and other states throughout the Midwest; several have been published by Pioneer Drama and Blue Moon Plays.
Lori has also acted and directed professionally and brings that knowledge of the stage to her written work. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee, a Broadway World Award nominee, the recipient of the West Virginia Tourism Award for Best Print Article, and one of her articles is included in the archives at the National Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. Her short play “Sight Unseen” was a semi-finalist at the Minnesota Short Play Festival.
Bronx-born and New Jersey-raised, Lori grew up around funny people and incorporates that humor in her scripts. She wants audiences to enjoy her plays’ stories and characters, and for the actors to have fun performing them.
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Talk: The Musical
- 45 Minutes
- 2 Males, 1 Female, 9 M or F, Min 5, Max 12, Doubling Possible
There are plenty of roles for everyone in this large-cast one-act musical for children and community audiences. There are talking and singing stones, trees, and yams, not to mention animals who help the natural world come to life once a year. Things are not well in this magical village, and trees, flowers, and animals tell it in story and song. Full of lively songs like “We Are Here for the Halibut,” these characters sing and dance their way into our hearts.
Music lead sheets and downloadable PDF available. Great for elementary schools.Read More
Cinderella, Boots, Class & a Little Sass
- 30-45 minutes
- 1 Male, 4 Females, Max/Min Cast 5
A Musical country-western version of Cinderella. In this musical one-act for kids, the Prince is a Cowboy and Cinderella meets and lassos her handsome suitor. A modernised version of the classic kid’s tale by Lori M. Myers. To be performed by 5-7 adults or teens for children.Read More
- 15 minutes
- 1 Male, 2 Females, Max/Min cast 3
Competitions, Holocaust Theme, Mother-Daughter, Simple Set
In 19366, a one-act, 3-character drama by Lori M. Myers, an elderly survivor of the Holocaust encounters a rebellious teenager in a tattoo parlor. Defying her mother’s wishes, Melanie is determined to get a butterfly tattoo. First in line is Sarah, an elderly concentration-camp survivor, who is removing her own tattoo–91366. Great for competition one-acts, for inclusion in an evening of short plays, or to introduce a discussion group on parent-teen relationships or survival. Downloadable, printable PDF available.Read More