D. Richard Tucker, Playwright

Upcoming Events and Past Productions


May 3 - 12, 2013
Undiscovered Places presented by
Burien Little Theatre of Burien, WA.  Direction by John Ruppeck.  Featuring Kiki Abba, Patty Bonnell, Eloisa Cardona, Kevin Finney, and Eli Tock.  First Place winner of the Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival 2013.

May 4 - 19, 2012
Anchor Baby presented by
Dukesbay Productions of Tacoma, WA.  Direction by Randy Clark.  Featuring Chevi Chung, James Gilletti, Aya Hashiguchi, Laurie Siffle, Curt Beech, Brain Yambe. and Elizabeth Gibson.


October 8 - 10, 2010
Los Libros Malos presented by the North Park Vaudeville and Candy Shop, San Diego, CA.  Directed by Dave Good.

JuAugust 27-28, 2010
A Very Lovely Dress presented by the Second Sex Play Fest, New Haven CT.


July 9-10, 2010
A Very Lovely Dress presented by the Driftwood Players, Edmonds, WA.

July 9-10, 2010
Thanks For The Ride presented by the Rapscallion Theatre Collective, New York, NY, directed by Jesse Geguzis, featuring Alison Zaleski and John Graham.

June 18 - 20, 2010
A Very Lovely Dress presented by The Barn Theatre
of Montville, NJ.  Directed by Claire McDonald, featuring Patrick Little and Brenna Singman.

June 7, 2010
A Very Lovely Dress presented by Renegade Redhead Productions.
Directed by August Schulenberg, featuring David Crommett and Katie Lear.

June 2-4, 2010
A Very Lovely Dress presented by Actors Theatre of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Directed by Racheal Pineiro.

May 21-23, 2010
Los Libros Malos presented by Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA.

May 16-17, 2010
Los Libros Malos presented by the
Rubicon Theatre Project, Chicago, IL

May 6, 2010
Figment presented by Brandon High School, Brandon, FL.

Feb 10, 2010
Figment presented by Nickerson High School, Nickerson, KS.


Dec 4 - 13, 2009
The Last Noel presented by Santa Cruz Actors Theatre.   Winner of their 11th Annual Full Length Play Festival. Directed by Robin Aronson.

May 28 - 31, 2009
A Very Lovely Dress presented by Stone Soup Theatre's "Outside The Box" Playwrights Festival, featuring Ashley Coates and Dave Tucker, with direction by Holly Rose.

May 8 - 9, 2009
A Very Lovely Dress presented by
The Renaissance Guild of San Antonio, TX as part of ActOne Series 13.  Directed by Martha Buchanan and featuring Cheyenne Kauha and TJ Jones.

May 1 - 10, 2009
If Spiders Made Honey , winner of the 2009 Hunt Playwrights Festival, presented by
Burien Little Theatre.
Directed by Holly Rose, featuring John Flynn, Dan Gomez, Jackie Graybill, Brittany Henderson, Steven Scheide, Julie Smith, Loren Walton, and Jerusha Warner

October 5 - November 9, 2008
Duty, Honor, Profit presented by
Theatre 9-12 as part of ACT ONE:  Six Sundays at ACT Theatre, Seattle WA,  directed by Charles Waxberg and featuring Kitty Barkley, Dan Borgen, Colleen Carey, Ryan Fields, Ray Irvin, Lee Morris, and Michael Oaks.

May 29 - June 1, 2008
Last Respects presented by
Stone Soup Theatre's "Outside The Box" Playwrights Festival, featuring Peter Li, Silas Lindenstein, Oren Mauldin, Eric Villiers, and Marcuse Wolland.

January 25 - February 10, 2008
The revised THUGS: A Musical Mafiasco by Kim Douglass and Dave Tucker at the
Knutzen Family Theatre in Federal Way, WA.   Featuring Adam Othman, Anna-Marie Devine, Ashley Coates, Christian Doyle, Christopher Bange, Jennifer Hill, Julian Schrenzel, Marcus Wolland, Mark Banton, and Thaddues Alexander.  And let's not forget Michelle Rodriguez, the stage manager.

April 26 - May 5, 2007
Othello Undercover
makes its East Coast premiere at On Stage Walton in Monroe, GA.  Directed by Steven Johnson and Donna Liska.

March 23 - April 15, 2007
Dave appears as the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood:  The Legend Continues at
Centerstage in Federal Way, WA.  Directed by Cynthia White.

February 16 - March 11, 2007
The World Premiere of THUGS: A Muscial Mafiasco by Kim Douglass and Dave Tucker at
Burien Little Theatre. Featuring Adam Othman, Anna-Marie Devine, Christian Doyle, Eric Grimes, Jeffrey Pray, Jennifer Hill, Katie Murdock Edwards, Mark Banton, Nick Fuchs, and Shane Regan.  And let's not forget Annie Haefner, the stage manager.

May 12-14, 2006
Dave directs "Good Works" by Rosemari Ogden at the
Hunt Playwrights Festival.   Featuring Romney Humphrey.

March 24 - April 9th, 2006
Renton Civic Theatre presents Agatha Christie's Black Coffee directed by Gregory Magyar and featuring Dave Tucker and a huge cast.

December 4th, 2005
Burien Little Theatre's 50th Anniversary Party at 2:00 PM.   Entertainment will include excerpts from THUGS:  A Musical Mafiasco, by Dave Tucker and Kim Douglass.

November 11 - 19, 2005
Dave appears in Don Nigro's Ravenscroft, produced by the
Island Players, Mercer Island, WA.  Directed by Michelle Patrick and featuring Jane Martin, Jilllian Ratliff, Yvette Zaepfel, Dana Rice, and Adrienne Easton.

May 20 - June 24, 2005
Dave appears in Lanford Wilson's Talley's Folley at
Paradise Theatre in Gig Harbor, WA.

April 13-17, 2005
East Coast premiere of Brainstorm at the Gardner-Webb University New Plays Festival in Boiling Springs, NC.  Details available
here.

February 18 - March 6, 2005
Neil Simons's Rumors, presented by
Centerstage Theatre of Federal Way, WA (featuring Dave in a cameo appearance).  Directed by Cynthia White.

November 11-14, 2004.
THUGS presented by
The Pigeon Players, San Jose, CA as winner of their 2003 new script contest.  Directed by Angie Higgins.

October 22 - November 8, 2004.
Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbour, presented by
The Lakewood Playhouse (featuring Dave in a cameo appearance).

August 23 -26, 2004.
Figment, presented by the Greenside High School, Johannesburg, South Africa.

August 11, 2004.
PIGZ N the HOOD, staged reading by South Sound Playwrights Festival, 7:00 PM at King's Books, 218 St. Helens, Tacoma, WA.  Details at
www.SSPF.net.

August 10, 2004.
Thicker Than Water, staged reading by South Sound Playwrights Festival, 7:00 PM at King's Books, 218 St. Helens, Tacoma, WA.  Details at
www.SSPF.net.

June 11-13, 2004.
Othello Undercover presented by Burien Live Theatre as the winner of the Hunt Playwright Festival.  Directed by Silas Lindenstein.

April 30 - May 23, 2004.
Dave appears in
Moon Over Buffalo at Burien Live Theatre.

April 8-10, 2004.
The First Eviction presented at "Popcorn Plays" by the Kitchener-Waterloo Little Theatre, at the Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick Street E, Kitchener, Ontario.  Info at
www.kwlt.org.

March 24 and 25, 2004.  (7:30 PM)
Spontaneous Combustion presented by the Driftwood Players' PlayCafé in a dinner theatre/staged reading at Café on the Terrace in Mountlake Terrace.   Call 425-712-9112 for reservations. Tickets are $13.00.

March 19, 2004. (7:30 PM)
Spontaneous Combustion presented by the Northwest Playwrights Guild and
CenterStage Theatre as part of their First Annual Playreading Festival at 1710 S 341st Place, Federal Way, WA.

March 15, 2004. (7:30 PM)
Othello Undercover
presented by the Northwest Playwrights Guild and CenterStage Theatre as part of their First Annual Playreading Festival at 1710 S341st Place, Federal Way, WA.

February 28, 2004
Figment, presented by the Minnechaug Regional High School of Wilbraham, MA in the Preliminary Round of the Massachusetts High School Drama Guild Festival.  Curtain is at 5:00 PM at Wahconah Regional High School at 150 Old Windsor Road, Dalton, MA.  Directed by Emily Crouser and featuring Shannon Finn, Joanna Stenning, Samantha Bearse, and Emily Jakubasz.

January 9th through February 1st, 2004.
Educating Rita presented by
Burien Live Theatre, starring Margaretta Lantz and Dave Tucker.

December 10th, 11th, and 17th, 2003.
Ornament Talk.  Staged reading by
Driftwood Players PlayCafe.

November 14, 2003 (7:00 PM)
Figment, One-Act Festival, Minnechaug Regional High School, 621 Main Street, Wilbraham, MA. Directed by Emily Crouser.   Winner - Best Play, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress.

November 8, 2003 (7:00 PM)
Trust Me, Act I, sc i (staged reading directed by Silas Lindenstein)
Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at ArtsWest in West Seattle.

October 21 - 22, 2003
Figment
, Eldorado High School, Albuquerque, NM. Directed by Jared Gilbert.

September 19 - October 12, 2003
The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie.  Produced by Burien Live Theatre and directed by Dave Tucker as a farce.

September 19-27, 2003
Last Respects, produced by Church on Fire at the Seattle Fringe Festival, Northwest Actors Studio cabaret space

August 11-17, 2003
Last Respects
, produced by PlayFair, Phoenica, NY

July 19-21, 2003
Writer's Block produced by the
South Sound Playwrights Festival.

July 16-17, 2003
Drama is Served, interactive murder mystery dinner theatre -
Driftwood Players, Edmonds, WA.

June 27-29, 2003
Thugs: A Mafia Farce produced by Burien Live Theatre in the
Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival.  Directed by Dave Tucker

June 17-24, 2003
Cafe' Stengel and Brainstorm. Staged Readings by
Driftwood Players' PlayCafe.

June 13 -15, 2003
Last Respects, produced by Burien Live Theatre in the
Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival.

April 29, 2003
Writer's Block and Figment, Staged Readings by the
South Sound Playwrights Festival.

April 4-27, 2003
Dave plays Oscar in the
Valley Community Players production of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple.

March 26 -27, 2003       
Othello Undercover .  Staged Reading by
Driftwood Players' PlayCafe.

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