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Stockholm Syndrome: Or, Remember the Time Jimmy's All American Beefsteak Place Was Taken Over By That Group of Radicals?
an immersive musical

That mouthful of a title is set, appropriately, at Jimmy’s All-American Beefsteak Restaurant – a fictional chain (the kind you love to hate) – whose employees and patrons suddenly find themselves in the midst of a hostage crisis…and a love story.

**Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.


Clown Bar 2

It's a year later and the Clown Bar is in disrepair and Happy has gone missing. Has he been offed by clown cowboy Brigham Bill or was it an inside job? Two cops who knew Happy when he was on the force go undercover as clowns in the Clown Bar to find out what happened.

**Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.


The Book Store

A whimsical almost magical bookstore where people fall in and out of love. Flexible casting.

**Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.


The Wooden Heart

Mitch wants to be a carpenter. Heather wants to be a woodcarver. The wolf wants to be an intellectual. Ruby wants to escape the wolf. The woodcutter wants to escape the narrator. A fable-inspired play about love and wood and finding your purpose.

**Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.


Marian, or The True Tale of Robin Hood

A gender-bending, patriarchy-smashing, hilarious new take on the classic tale. Robin Hood is (and has always been) Maid Marian in disguise, and leads a motley group of Merry Men (few of whom are actually men) against the greedy Prince John. As the poor get poorer and the rich get richer, who will stand for the vulnerable if not Robin? What is the cost of revealing your true self in a time of trouble? Modern concerns and romantic entanglements clash on the battlefield and on the ramparts of Nottingham Castle. A play about selfishness and selflessness and love deferred and the fight. Always the fight. The fight must go on.

** (Published by Samuel French)



Welcome to Colchester, a town of dashed dreams and fervent hope, history and longing. And there's a hardware store too.

** (Published by Samuel French)

Rare Birds

The worst thing you can do in high school is admit you love something. A play about adolescent violence and your mother's new boyfriend.

**(Published by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.)

Hearts Like Fists

Dr X is sneaking into people's apartments late at night and injecting lovers with a serum that stops their hearts. Lisa joins the Crimefighters, a group of crimefighting women, to stop him. Peter, a heart doctor, is trying to create an artificial heart that can be mass produced so no one will fear to sleep with their lovers again.

**(Published by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.)

Clown Bar
a clown noir play

Long ago Happy left the Clown Bar and the organized clown crime world to work for the good guys. Now his junkie brother Timmy has been murdered and Happy returns to his old life to ask a few questions. But can he go home again without getting sucked into the seedy clown underbelly of vice and violence? Can he survive the gun toting clowns who used to be his friends or Blinky, the lady clown he left behind.

**(Published by Samuel French)

Where You Can't Follow

When his doctor tells him he doesn't have more than a month left to live, Matt realizes he's never been in love before. So he leaves home, flies to Paris and tries to fall in love before he dies.

**Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.


When Orville's pregnant wife is hit by a drunk driver, they are able to save the baby but not her. Will Orville be able to be a father to his child or will revenge get the best of him?

** (Published by Samuel French)

Sarah Sarah Sarah

Sarah is an author, rock star and religious leader played by a volunteer from the audience. The audience is divided into three and each group sees the play in a different order with a different Sarah. A story of a haunted person and the people she touched.

** Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.

Violent Bones

Violent Bones is about being young, successful and broken. Kidnappings, stabbings, novel writing, a SWAT team and lots of interns.

** Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.

7 Ways To Say I Love You, short plays

This collection of funny, sweet, silly, poignant and stylistically diverse short plays from New York favorite Adam Szymkowicz has something for everyone. From the awkwardness of asking out a pizza store clerk (Ambience Pizza), to a campy infidelity revenge comedy (Film Noir), to the couple destined to be together no matter the obstacles (John and April), this collection explores heart, grief, pain, and humor as the plays dance around the eternal human theme of love.

**(Published by Playscripts)

A Thing Of Beauty

A much despised art critic who is slowly going blind falls under the spell of a painter with an agenda of her own.

**Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.


Elise is a pyromaniac fire chief who falls in love with Jake, the detective investigating her fires. Carrie, Elise's therapist, is trying to get her to stop lighting fires and Carrie's husband, Gary, is leading the life of a somewhat ineffective corporate spy.

**(Published by Broadway Play Publishing)


When Teddy comes to Celia’s house to deliver a package, he doesn’t expect to be invited for dinner. When he comes to dinner, he doesn’t expect to be invited to live there. When he starts to live there, he doesn’t expect to be drugged or buried.

**Read more on Adam’s page on the New Play Exchange.

The Adventures of Super Margaret (A play for youth)

Super Margaret is having a hard day. She has too much Geometry homework, and the prom queen and king have been kidnapped. If she doesn't rescue them from the Nefarious Evil Genius, who will? Certainly not her wanna be sidekick, Louis who won't stop following her and narrating her life. Certainly not Super Lee who is busy enough at Central High. It's hard to be both super powered and super smart.

**(Published by Playscripts)

The Why Overhead

An office comedy. Karen, the boss, hasn't been heard from for a while. In her absence, Nigel and Annie are waging an escalating office war. Alan and Sid are battling for Jessica's affections and building a glass ceiling. Sam is falling in love. Donald, the former office manager is loading a gun and plotting revenge. Karen is thinking of taking her dog and leaving forever. But first, she's going to sing a hobo song.

**(Published by Original Works Publishing)

Pretty Theft

An autistic man obsessed with ballerinas. A kidnapper. A waitress. Two girls in a stolen car running from a funeral and some unpleasantness in a group home.

**(Published by Samuel French)


A play about falling into a relationship on a first date. See modern dance and a marionette.

**(Published by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.)

Food For Fish

Bobbie drops pages from his novel into the Hudson River. The pages tell a story of three sisters: a stalker, an agoraphobe (played by a man in drag), and a scientist with a plan to isolate and eliminate the gene for love.

**(Published by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.)

Deflowering Waldo

Comedy about a 24-year-old ultra-phobic virgin.

**(Published by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.)

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