James Brady

James Brady is the author of numerous plays which have been produced Off-Broadway and around the country. He has a M.A. in mathematics from the University of Alabama and a MFA in playwriting from Rutgers University. In 1999 Mr. Brady was a recipient of a State of Florida playwriting fellowship. Originally from Mississippi, he now lives in upstate New York and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.
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  Making the Grade

Drama by James Brady

28 pages

1 m, 2 w


Katherine Bourgeois, a senior at college, has flunked algebra, a course she needs to graduate. She complains to Dr. Hoffmann, the chairwoman of the math department, who tells Mr. O'Leary, Katherine's instructor, to go over the final exam and give her another test. Mr. O'Leary tries to do this, but Katherine evades the work - she apparently has something else in mind. What is she really offering him for a grade? When Dr. Hoffmann returns, a sobbing Katherine accuses Mr. O'Leary of sexual harassment. Dr. Hoffmann offers Katherine an incomplete, but she’s not in...

  Last Shot

Drama by James Brady

28 pages

2 m, 1 w


It's the last night of the recruiting season and Coach Montgomery, trying to save his job, wants Dalton Garrison to sign a letter of intent to his college. When the coach can't get a commitment from the young athlete, he applies a full court press and wins Dalton's mother. However, Dalton convinces her to wait and talk to another coach from another school. What has this other coach offered? What can Coach Montgomery do and how far will he go in order to sign Dalton? This unique play deals with a real issue affecting student athletes.