Story of Donald Crowhurst, British yachtsman who entered an around-the-world race; then hid out in the Antarctic for a year and faked position reports. His empty boat was found drifting a few hundred miles short of the finish line. (American Place Theater, 1974; Published by Performance Magazine.)
Story of Terry Schmidt, early 1960s serial killer. (The Public Theater, 1974; published by Yale/Theatre and Samuel French.)
Comedy about two 1930s gangster couples who meet at an Oklahoma motel. (American Place Theater, 1976; Village Voice Obie Award, 1977; Published by Samuel French, Performing Arts Journal, and in Stanley Richards' Best Short Plays of 1977.)
Comedy about the 1970s oil boom and bust in Gillette, Wyoming. (La Jolla Playhouse, 1986. American Repertory Theater, 1987. Winner, LA Drama-Logue Award, 1986. Published by Samuel French.)
Musical based on the life of John Wesley Powell, first modern American geologist and first explorer of the Grand Canyon, written in collaboration with Jim Wann, composer of Pump Boys and Dinettes.