Creative Mechanics is proud to announce the Winner of the 2005 STAGE THIS! International Short Play Competition:

The Baggage Handler
by Bill Johnson, Portland, OR


by David Guaspari, Ithaca, NY
Dialogue in 3 Parts
by Barry Rowell, New York, NY


including all nine acclaimed finalists from the 2005 competition!

now available at or I-Universe

2005 STAGE THIS! Finalists:

The Baggage Handler
Bill Johnson, Portland, OR
Reading directed by Shannon Maddox

Conspicuous Citizenship
Claude McMillan, Boulder, CO
Reading directed by Janice Herndon

Dialogue in 3 Parts
Barry Rowell, New York, NY
Reading directed by Gabriel Shanks

Peter Snoad, Jamaica Plain, MA
Reading directed by Frank Blocker

I Love You, Virus
Tom Grady, Fairhaven, MA
Reading directed by Chris Meade

The Lovely
Shannon Murdoch, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Reading directed by Benjamin Keightley

New Tricks
Adam Ruben, Baltimore, MD
Reading directed by Avi Glickstein

David Guaspari, Ithaca, NY
Reading directed by Avi Glickstein

Peter Snoad, Jamaica Plain, MA
Reading directed by Terry Long

2005 STAGE THIS Semi-Finalists

Amsterdam - Jewel Seehaus-Fisher, Highland Park, NJ
Awake - Lisa Angius, East Northport, NY
Boat House Row - Ken and Julie Kendall, Voorhees, NJ
Cold, But Cute - Richard Martin Hirsch, Pacific Palisades, CA
Confluence - Leanna Renee Hieber, Hamilton, OH
Holy Hell - Barbara Lindsay, Seattle, WA
Love Of Music - Meny Beriro, Forest Hills, NY
Love Story - Nancy Long, Petaluma, CA
Rocket's Red Glare - Jason Furlani, Brooklyn, NY
Touch It - Joe Musso, Birmingham, AL
Toyland - Al Sjoerdsma, Ann Arbor, MI
White Picket Fence - Murray Scott Changar, New York, NY