S. Denise O'Neal
Denise O'Neal has been a writer, director, and producer for over twenty years and has most recently become a published playwright. She was named a recipient of the Mary McCloud Bethune Award by the National Council of Negro Women in 2015 and one “Houston’s Top 100 Creatives” of 2014 by the Houston Press.
Denise is the Executive Director of Shabach Enterprise, a non-profit theater company based in Houston, Texas. Her critically acclaimed productions include MS. LILY'S GROOVE, JUST A FEW FEET AWAY, BAGEL ANYONE?, FLY IN THE WINDSHIELD (Broadway World's Editor's Pick for Best New Play, 2013) SEEING GREEN and IN ONE BREATH. In 2013, she founded the national play festival, Fade To Black, celebrating the new works of Black playwrights, which is the first of its kind for Houston.
She is currently a member of the Dramatist Guild, a former board member of Scriptwriters/Houston and is very active in the Houston theatre community.
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JUST A FEW FEET AWAY
FLY IN THE WINDSHIELD
IN ONE BREATH
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|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|JUST A FEW FEET AWAY - Keisha||S. Denise O'Neal||
Keisha becomes a police informant to protect her crack head mother.
|JUST A FEW FEET AWAY - Tom||S. Denise O'Neal||
A “reversal of fortune” takes Tom from the corner office to the street corner.
|JUST A FEW FEET AWAY Full-Length Play||S. Denise O'Neal||
The lives of strangers can be intertwined in ways we do not imagine.