writer / arts producer
Splinters premiered at the Plutonium Playhouse in the summer of 2010 starring Stepganie MacDonald, Vanessa Walton-Bone, Lewis Wynn-Jones, and Stewart Legere, directed by Simon Bloom. Splinters was nominated for a Theatre Nova Scotia Merritt Award for Best New Play.
Belle has secretly been in a heterosexual relationship for over a year now. Wanting her boyfriend to accompany her to the funeral but not wanting her mother to know that her lesbianism was, as she predicted, just ‘a phase,’ Belle asks her boyfriend to keep their relationship a secret for the visit – keeping from her mother the one thing that she has always wanted.Belle, a 28 year old lesbian, returns home to Sambro, Nova Scotia take care of her newly widowed mother.