What should loving but stressed-out modern parents Tom and Heidi do when their young daughter starts claiming that she has a mystical connection to the oak tree in the yard? It's not easy to be a tree spirit in a suburban neighborhood that's blighted by both conformity and drought.
Cast: 1M, 1F
Run time: 10 minutes
Development History: Commissioned by the San Francisco Olympians Festival, who presented a staged reading of it in Fall 2014. Cast: Colleen Egan (Heidi), Nick Trengove (Tom). Director: Valerie Fachman.
Production History: Fully staged in Spring 2016 in San Francisco as part of PianoFight’s ShortLived competition. Cast: Leah Shesky (Heidi), Raymond Hobbs (Tom). Director: James Nelson.