Welcome to my writer page! Below are synopses of my completed projects as well as links for previews of each. For a synopsis/sample of my pilot scripts, e-mail me at addison.a.heimann@gmail.com

The Days Ahead - Play - Full Length - 3M 2W - Drama

Set in Fort Worth Texas in the height of the Surge in Iraq, The Days Ahead revolves around a family mourning the death of a father lost to war. When an officer appears on their doorstep to help facilitate the grieving process, he finds a family unable to connect with one another. In this scene, the officer has been invited to dinner, and he, the mother, the sister and the sister's best friend await  the arrival of the eldest, and most troubled, son.

Download a sample here.

 

Can't Stop - Play - Full Length - 3M 2W - Dramedy

Kate is doing fine. She may be snorting drug concoctions of her own making and having visions of Miley Cyrus, but hey, everyone has ways of coping with trauma. When Kate receives a letter from her former best friend, All-American soldier Riley, her life takes a turn for the worse and she must reexamine her destructive behavior and the fateful night that changed everything. Can’t Stop, a new work by Addison Heimann, is a play about rape culture, army culture, pop culture, and the blurry crossroads in which they intersect.

Download a sample here.

 

Hurry Up and Wait - Play - Full Length - 3M 2W 1GN - Comedy

It’s winter in Chicago. We’re getting older. Life is one big what the fuck. This is a play about six artists on the precipice of discovering they’ll never be famous. Set the week before the wedding of two of their more successful friends from college, six friends who live in a loft together are tasked with creating a collective artistic presentation as their gift for the wedding. Can they combine their skills together for a performance that will be talked about for decades? Or will our heroes crash and burn because of personal and professional insecurities? Probably the latter. Let's watch shall we?

Download a sample here.

 

Chris Saves the World - Play - Full Length- 4M 6W - Dramedy

We all know Chris’ story: a seemingly ordinary kid discovers he can time travel and one day gives his life so the rest of us can live. But who was Chris really? How did he discover time travel? Who did he write letters to and what did they say? Was he scared to die? On the fifth anniversary of the fateful day that changed everything we will finally answer that question. This is Chris’ story told from the people who knew him, the people who thought they knew him, celebrities, historians, and everyone in between. This is Chris Saves the World.  

Download a sample here.