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“Orloff’s writing is sharp.”
Variety

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:

Sunday Sept 17
MEN OVERBOARD
a reading of my newest play
Workshop Theater Company in NYC
http://www.workshoptheater.org/workshop-events/2017/9/17/men-overboard

October
VIETNAM 101:  THE WAR ON CAMPUS
based on true stories of Vietnam era college students
Dublin Sioto High School in Ohio

November 15 – 19
BIG BOYS
(“rip-roaringly funny” NY Times)
Actor’s Repertory Theatre Luxembourg

December 2 – 10
MEN OVERBOARD
a quartet of readings at
Theatre Ariel in Philadelphia
http://www.theatreariel.org/1617-season-1/ 

and short plays at theaters and schools
across the country.

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