Playwright / Screenwriter



“Haunting, adventurous and ambitious. A work of delicate rage.” — The New York Times

“Miraculous and shocking, an urgent howl. The most honest, raw, microscopic view of humans in anguish.“ — Stage Biz

"A two person tour de force." — Theatre Is Easy

“Heartfelt and thought provoking…” — Plays To See

“A truly moving meditation on grief and guilt…” — Broadway and Me

“…a stellar collaboration between Simpson and Dean…” — This Week in New York

ABOUT ENTANGLED (co-written with Charly Evon Simpson)

In the aftermath of a mass shooting in NYC, the black mother of a victim and the white brother of the shooter try to make sense of what happened, each individually grappling with a soul-shattering experience that few understand. An exploration of loss and survival, ENTANGLED is the story of two strangers connected by tragedy in a nation still struggling to see itself for what it is.

Cast size: 1 woman / 1 man. Run time: 90 minutes w/o intermission


A survivor of a mass shooting in New York City must confront her trauma, but when her awakening anti-gun activism threatens her relationship with her girlfriend, an NYPD officer, the political becomes deeply personal.

Cast size: 3 women / 1 man. Run time: 75 minutes w/o intermission