© 2019 by Joe Godley

Script samples: contact Joe.

10 Minute
  • Medagán Frank's sense of identity is tested when his little brother, Dino, questions their heritage, God, and Dean Martin.  Produced during The Theater Project's Think Fast festival, spring 2019.  Pictures below.

  • The First Thanksgiving Conceived during PlayPenn's 2019 bake-off.  Writers were given 3 hours to write and rehearse a piece that "spoke truth to power."  Joe's first thought was: "Um...my mom cooks with wooden spoons."

 One Act

  • Chakra Drama - At the end of a meditation exercise, a group of actors discovers their classmate, Debbie, is dead.  This short whodunit was produced by Point Park University's student company, spring 2014.

  • Cougar Meets CubRoy discovers his wife is dating a younger man named Carter.  Lights up on Carter: bloody and tied to a chair. 

Full Length

  • God the Fry Cook - JC (yes, that JC) finally has it made: he’s out of the public eye, works at the local Alby’s, and Dad only calls occasionally.  Then his ex shows up, and JC begins to doubt.

  • Murder, She Sang! - A play with music.  Two friends adapt a classic television show into a Broadway hit, starring the infamous Angela Hansbury!

In Progress
  • Advanced Directive - Marie has Alzheimer's, but her son Tom seems to make that go away.  But Tom will go home soon, so Marie asks him to make her go away.  (Full length.)

  • Big Man - A bodybuilder makes an unlikely friend.  (10 minute.)