Some of my scripts are available for electronic purchase from indie theater now, or in print from NYTE Small Press.
Most of the titles below are available for license, Contact me for details.

I tend to work a great deal in social satire and genre parody, with recent leanings towards various styles of musical presentation. I have accepted commissions and assignments in the past, and would be happy to talk about future, similar endeavors.


States of our Union opens 4/20 at Wild Project!

States of Our Union
3 Short plays by Ed Valentine & Rob Reese

This evening of short plays explores the current state of our post-2016-election nation with vibrant words, stunning visuals…and occasional crocodile faces. NYC premieres by author/director Rob Reese and writer Ed Valentine (3 time Daytime Emmy winner, Sesame Street).

State of the Union
By Ed Valentine, Directed by Rob Reese
Sam and Betsy get up close and personal with their Commander in Chief, but not all is as it appears!
Starring Noel MacNeal, Rodney Umble, Laura Valpey, Jennifer Williams

101 Reasons to Thank Your God for Donald J Trump, Vladmir J Putin, and My Dad Who’s a Dick!
Written and Directed by Rob Reese
An anecdotal sermon, stump speech, and Ted Talk that promises only to deliver on none of its promises!
Starring Irina Kuraeva, Rodney Umble, Laura Valpey

St Christopher
By Ed Valentine, Directed by Rob Reese
A lady astronaut and the Discounted Patron Saint of Travelers take a road trip.
Starring Noel MacNeal, Jennifer Williams

Performances ($18):
Thursday 4/20 – 8:30pm
Friday 4/21 – 7pm
Monday 4/24 – 5pm
Wednesday 4/26 – 9pm

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Frankenstein: Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts

Reese’s theatrical adaptation of Frankenstein has been licensed by The Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts for their 2013 winter production.
Directed by Lorna C. Hill
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Keanu Reeves Saves the Universe (Auckland, NZ)

Produced by Mercury Jane Productions
Directed by Rob Reese
KRSTU continued its tradition of totally selling out houses and delighting audiences in New Zealand
Click here for info on the New York runs of KRSTU
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Miranda

By Kamala Sankaram and Rob Reese
The Steampunk Chamber Opera
Winner of the 2012 Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical!
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Yahweh’s Follies

The musical comedy revue of biblical proportions tells the story of our favorite deity through musical numbers, comedy vignettes and irreverent historical references.
In June ’13 the show appeared in the prestigious
Ars Nova All New Talent Fest 
Go to Yahwehsfollies.com for video and audio samples, synopses, and more photos.
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Murder in the Key of Death to premiere Autumn 2014

The New York chapter of Opera On Tap has commissioned composer/librettist team Sankaram – Reese to create an environmental, operatic, Agatha Christie style murder mystery. Our preliminary workshops on the piece have received an astounding response and the premiere has been tentatively scheduled for Spring of ’14. Continue reading

Frankenstein

Adapted by Rob Reese
A text-faithful, experimental, music and movement rich adaptation of Mary Shelley’s masterwork presenting The Monster as a psychologically divided chorus.
Experimental Drama, 3 Acts, 100 Minutes
4 Females, 4 Males
Orchestration for Double bass and Guitar (optional)
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Survivor: Vietnam!

By Rob Reese
This ripe, ribald parody of reality television puts a group of eager contestants in the middle of the War in Vietnam, where they vie for a $1 million grand prize, if they survive.
Comedy, 1 Act, 80 Minutes
6 Females, 3 Males, 3 Gender Neutral
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Promiscuous Fiction: The Spray

Adapted Short Stories by Jonathan Lethem
Minnesota Fringe Festival
The Twilight Zone meets Kids in the Hall in a world where missing things are made visible, old friends fade away, love weathers the apocalypse, and a crab stages a reality TV comeback. Satirical and poignant, surreal and comedic, unsettling yet all too familiar. Continue reading

Yahweh’s Follies (developmental readings)

By Rob Reese
Composed by Eric Brenner and Matt Schloss
The Musical Comedy Revue Of Biblical Proportions!
Our developmental process included a series of readings with a divinely talented cast.
Click here for info on our appearance at the 2013 Ars Nova ANT Festival
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