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Lynn-Steven JohansonLynn-Steven Johanson

Lynn-Steven Johanson holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and works at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. He is a past president of the Mid-America Theatre Conference, a Network Playwright with Chicago Dramatists, and a member of the Dramatists Guild. He is a past winner of the Snowdance Comedy Festival, the Nantucket Short Play Festival, the East Valley Children’s Theatre Playwriting Contest and an AriZoni Award for Best Original Play. His plays have been produced by the Turnip Theatre, American Globe Theatre, Makor Theatre, and Love Creek Productions in New York, the City Playhouse, First Stage, and The Attic Theatre in Los Angeles, and numerous other theatres throughout the country.


A real estate agent meets with a prospective buyer interested in purchasing a Victorian-era house for restoration. The easy rapport established with an eager buyer implies a sale may soon transpire. But when the agent’s wife arrives, surprise plot twists and character revelations expose a lurid tale of deception, betrayal, and murder.