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“Orloff’s writing is sharp.”
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As a playwright, my goal is to engage audiences and take them on a ride through the human experience.   Although my plays vary from comic explorations of such topics as disability (FUNNY AS A CRUTCH) and lust among the older crowd (ADVANCED CHEMISTRY) to documentary-style plays such as VIETNAM 101: THE WAR ON CAMPUS (about student activism during the Vietnam war years), they all feature my own unique blend of irreverence and compassion. 

And some of my plays are designed just to give audiences a fun time.  I think “fun” is one of the best experiences life offers.

The New York Times has called my comedies “rip-roaringly funny” and “wildly imaginative”.  My dramatic plays have been called “theater with a brain and theater with a heart” (Los Angeles Times) and “touching and truthful (DramaLogue).

My website features descriptions and excerpts of all of my plays.  Enjoy the ride!

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Coming up in early 2018:

NOTHING SERIOUS
a collection of my most popular short comedies
at The Naples Players in Florida
& Hastings High School in Minnesota

VIETNAM 101: THE WAR ON CAMPUS
a documentary-style play
at Transylvania University in Kentucky
& Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth

OY!
a comedy with chutzpah
at Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park, IL
& Ramat Shalom in Plantation, FL

VERONICA’S POSITION
a star-spangled comedy
at Evolution Theatre in Columbus

my short comedy
I Was Fine Until You Came Into the Room
at Diez Minutos festival
in San Miguel Allende, Mexico
www.playerssma.com/players.html 

and other short plays at theaters and schools
across the country.

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