About the writer.
David Kimple is a writer originally from Merritt Island, Florida (“Where dreams are launched!”). His full-length plays include MMF, Who is Theo?, Fabulous King, Swamp Squatch, and Sink, Florida, Sink. Select short plays include Carpe Fuckin' Diem, Carpeteria, Life.
His pieces Register, Sherpa Cop, and Escape Room have been presented as part of both the ABC Network Talent Showcases in New York and Los Angeles. He has worked as a scriptwriter and script doctor for the showcase twice.
David's stage work has been developed/performed with ABC Discovers, Bristol Valley Theater, The Public Theater of San Antonio, SpeakEasy Stage Company, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, The Araca Group (Araca Project), Story People Theatre Co., New York Madness, Goldfish Memory Productions, NY International Fringe, Silver Meteor Gallery, Quince Productions (GayFest), ArtEffects Theatre Co., The Rule of 7x7, and more.
David's writing extends beyond scripts, and the best examples of that can be found in his weekly newsletter "Gangletown" at gangletown.substack.com.
In addition to writing, David works in title-based rights management. He is currently the Senior Program Manager at 1091 Pictures. Previous work includes DK Books (Penguin Random House), Samuel French, Inc. (now Concord Theatricals), as well as Classic Stage Company, Primary Stages, and more.
Full-Length - 75 minutes
Multiple Locations / Minimal Set
When Dean, Jane, and Michael's polyamorous relationship comes to an end, the trio is forced to deal with the consequences of love in a nontraditional relationship. MMF explores the realities of love, need, want and people who don't know the difference.
Sink, Florida, Sink.
Multiple Locations - Cocoa Beach, Fl
After being ravaged by eleven volatile hurricanes in a row, most of Florida is underwater. When the Twelfth storm approaches, the residents of the barely afloat Cocoa Beach must fight to save their home and their lives.
Who is Theo?
Full-Length & One-Act Versions Available
100 minutes & 30 minutes
2f, 3m & 2f, 2m
Amidst the late-night din of St. Patrick’s Day, Donna comes home to find a highly intoxicated stranger named Theo in her apartment. With no explanation of how he got in, she and her roommates try to figure out where he came from and how to get him out. Theo’s undeniable charm and habit for disappearing don't make it easy, however, and when the police show up things only get more complicated. 'Who is Theo?' is a mile-a-minute modern farce and mini-mystery all in one."
Shana and Catie decide to take an airboat ride through the Florida wetlands. As they maneuver the swamp with an off-kilter local tour guide, bizarre creatures start to rise from the marsh and fall from the sky, causing the women to not only fight for each other but also for their lives.
2 hours 15 minutes
Multiple Location / Minimal Set
When her marriage starts to crumble, Brigette's goes from a quiet life in the suburbs to the vivacious world of drag. She breaks the mold by performing as a new kind of drag king — a man that performs as a woman — and skyrockets into the limelight. As her fame rises, her marriage falls farther away and suddenly the life she once knew no longer exists.