Melisa Malvin

Music and musings

At Sunset

At Sunset

(A ten-minute play) by Melisa Malvin-Middleton ~ SYNOPSIS ~ On a cliff overlooking the ocean, an adult sister and brother are waiting for the sun to set in order to do something meaningful. While they pass the time—the free-spirited Ally goofs off playing a game she recalls from her childhood and the business-like Brett is wrapped up in his Blackberry—sibling rivalries and adult resentments...

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Kneeling and Praying

Kneeling and Praying

(A dark comedic drama in two-acts) by Melisa Malvin-Middleton ~ SYNOPSIS ~ Sex, grief, and prayer—and not necessarily in that order—dominate the life of teenage Jo. Even before the death of her father, Jo’s life was complicated. But now, she is more confused, desperately seeking comfort, often through disturbing measures. However, the types of support she receives from her family only confuse...

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