Brendan Bourque-Sheil is a writer of plays and prose based in Houston, Texas where he serves as a Literary Associate and Playwright-in-Residence for The Landing Theatre Company. His plays have been produced by The Landing, Stages Repertory Theatre, and Death and Pretzels Theatre Company in Chicago. He's a frequent contributor to Houston's live storytelling show Grown-Up Storytime, and KPFT's So What's Your Story? When he's not writing, he teaches playwriting for the Alley Theatre's Education Department, and for the Kinder High School of Performing and Visual Arts.
NOTE FROM PLAYWRIGHT
My plays usually live somewhere near the intersection of comedy and philosophy.
LIST OF PLAYS
THE BOOK OF MAGGIE
BETWEEN TWO CAVES
NOTE FROM MonologueBank
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|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|BETWEEN TWO CAVES - Weather Modification - Parker||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
A conspiracy theorist explains why he believes Hurricane Harvey was a lie.
|BETWEEN TWO CAVES - You Can't Sing With a White Nationalist - Alex||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
A podcast host recounts the story of a bizarre interview that has gotten her in a lot of trouble.
|BETWEEN TWO CAVES One-Act Play||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
Parker tries to convince podcast host (and old friend) Alex to feature his elaborate conspiracy theory about Hurricane Harvey on her show.
|THE BOOK OF MAGGIE - Context - Peter||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
St. Peter reprimands Judas for criticizing God without looking at the big picture.
|THE BOOK OF MAGGIE - Heaven - Joan||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
One famous biblical figure makes another famous biblical figure question the afterlife as he knows it.
|THE BOOK OF MAGGIE - Hell - Pontius Pilate||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
Pontius Pilate explains what Hell really is.
|THE BOOK OF MAGGIE - Hey God! - Maggie||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
A young woman delivers her suicide note to God.
|THE BOOK OF MAGGIE - Not Real - Maggie||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
As a young woman recovers from a recent miscarriage, she has an epiphany while watching TV.
|THE BOOK OF MAGGIE Full-Length Play||Brendan Bourque-Sheil||
Judas Iscariot and Pontius Pilate, afterlife frenemies in the eternal Inferno, are offered redemption if they can teach a suicidal woman the value of life—before the whole world goes to Hell.