Ron Capps
Damariscotta, ME
Emerging playwright.

Ron's plays have been produced and had readings in community and regional theaters, at colleges, and at U.S. and international festivals. Hand-Clubbed Baby Seal, was a top ten finalist in VetRep theater's 2022 playwriting contest. Come Dawn was selected for the Maine Playwright's Festival in 2024. 




Families navigate the death of loved ones in combat and the return of the survivors. 

The play includes seven songs.

Staged reading: Dare Arts, November 2022; Workshop: Heartwood Theater, February 2023; Reading: Fairfield University July 2023. 

Semi-finalist New Works New Voices, 2024.

Seven roles: 3m, 2f, 2gn.
by Ron Capps

The Somme, 1916. A dugout just behind the British front lines. A soldier condemned for cowardice returns to his unit where the sentence will be carried out. 

Selected, Maine Playwrights Festival, 2024

Selected, Salem State University: Veteran Playwrights Festival, 2023

Traditional casting: 5m.

God gets a new phone and isn't very good at operating it. The person he buttdials picks up. 


Produced at Lowell Arts' Things That Go Bump in the Night Festival, October 2022. 

Two roles: one female, one gender neutral. One voice off.

Two strangers meet at a fancy wedding reception. They soon learn that the canapés they've been enjoying are made with hand-clubbed baby seal... or was that the carpaccio of spotted owl. 

Finalist. Veterans Repertory Theater playwriting contest 2022. 

Selection: Short+Sweet Dubai 2023 & 2024, Sydney 2024.

Four roles: 1m, 3n.