Death. Battery. Rogue. – Gaby Labotka It Doesn’t Stop – Sasha Warren Fates’ Accomplice – Delia Ford
Quest – Jenny Seidelman Rust on Bone – Bianca Sams The Promise of a Rose Garden* – Dustin Spence Premiered by BWBTC at City Lit Theater, July-September 2016
Eye for An Eye – Rachel Teagle Boudica – Jeffrey Fiske Mercury – Anna Fitz Boudica – J. Christopher Harris
180 Degree Rule – MEH Lewis & Barbara Lhota Premiered by BWBTC at City Lit Theater, April – May 2016 Patchwork Drifter – Jennifer L. Mickelson Premiered by BWBTC at City Lit Theater, August – September 2015 Witch Slap* – Jeff Goode Premiered by BWBTC at the Raven Theatre, August-September 2014
The Huntress – Nick Izzo L’Imbecile – Aaron Adair Premiered by BWBTC at the Rivendell Theatre, April – May 2014
The Good Fight (developed as Deeds Not Words) – Anne Bertram Premiered by Theatre Unbound in Minneapolis, MN, September – October 2012; subsequently produced in Toronto, Canada, January 2015 as part of the Shenendoah Valley Governor’s School Winter Play Festival; April 2015 put up by the Burke High School Theatre Department in Omaha, NE. Chicago premiere presented by BWBTC at City Lit Theater, January – February 2018. Trash* – Arthur M. Jolly Premiered by BWBTC at the Side Project Theatre, April – May 2012; semi-finalist in the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference; subsequently published by Next Stage Press.
Bo Thomas and the Case of the Sky Pirates – Eric Simon Premiered by BWBTC at the Raven Theatre, August – September 2013 The Kidnappers – Keith Tadrowski
Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride – Reina Hardy Premiered by BWBTC at the Lincoln Square Theatre, August – September 2012 Tjurjaga* – Arthur M. Jolly Premiered by BWBTC under the titleA Gulag Mouseat the Trap Door Theatre, March – May 2010; subsequently published by Next Stage Press; won the Seattle Off-Broadway competition and was a finalist for the Woodward/Newman Drama Award; subsequently produced in Seattle, WA; Anchorage, AK; London, England; and Los Angeles, CA.
The Last Daughter of Oedipus – Jennifer L. Mickelson Premiered by BWBTC at the Lincoln Square Theatre, August – September 2010 The Double – Barbara Lhota Premiered by BWBTC at the Lincoln Square Theatre, August – September 2011
Los Desaparecidos (The Vanished)* – Barbara Lhota Premiered by BWBTC at the Raven Theatre, April – May 2008; publishing & performing rights were granted to Chicago Dramaworks in January 2015 Duette – Kyna Hamill and Wanda Strukus
The Girl in the Iron Mask – R. L. Nesvet Premiered by BWBTC at the Raven Theatre, March – April 2007; subsequently produced in Washington, D.C. Sisters of the Sea – Sandra Riley
An Affair of Honor* (Mrs. Dire’s House of Crumpets and Solutions – Byron Hatfield & Satisfaction – Tony Wolf) Premiered by BWBTC at the Viaduct Theater, April – May 2006;Satisfaction was subsequently produced in New Zealand.
(* denotes a Joining Sword & Pen winner)
In 2005, prior to launching Fighting Words, BWBTC participated in Chicago Dramatists’ Deadline Workshop. Two scripts generated by that workshop were further developed and later produced.
Land of the Free – Mark Burns Premiered by BWBTC at the Viaduct Theater, September – October 2008 Horror Academy – Darren Callahan Premiered by BWBTC at the North Lakeside Cultural Center, October – November 2007; subsequently published by Polarity Theatre Ensemble as part of a two-play collection.