Gloria, The Warrior Vampire


"Gloria" was first produced at the Yale School of Drama (with the name "Love in the Underworld") as a student project. In 1993 it was produced by New Georges at the Samuel Beckett Theater in New York City.

Mark Lake as Jerry, and Marceline Hugot as Peggy

Susan (right, played by Susan Bernfield) and Peggy prepare to battle Gloria.

Peggy tries to clean Gloria's bloody signature from the wall.

Another actress gone as Peggy spontaneously combusts on stage.

Selected Works

1968, McGurk's Tap Room in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Death, drugs, war, child abuse, and plenty of laughs.
Lack of accountability leads to a dead child, adultery, alcoholism, nervous breakdowns and insomnia.
Realistic portrayal of family life, murder, abuse, incest, and self-mutilation.
Lesbian pirates in the eighteenth century.
Vampire super-hero comes to life.
Midwest romantic comedy with one dead body.
Three women working in a factory go at each other.
Hostage situation flipped on its head.
Manhattan man is driven insane by a bird.