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Welcome to Scotto.org 3.0 - the most elegant collection yet of Scottotian mayhem and arcanum. The home page features a rotating set of highlights from each of the site sections and other weird stuff; announcements, updates, and miscellaneous weirdness are to be discovered in the Blog; and the Scotto.org FAQ can clue you in on your RSS options and other tidbits. Get an account and leave comments all you like. Explore these sundry mysterees - IF YOU DARE! (cough cough, ahem) More »

The Coffee Table

My new sci-fi web series, The Coffee Table, is live! Season One features fifteen 5-minute episodes about a family who discover their coffee table is an ancient alien artifact that sends their house shooting through the void! More »

Star Crossed

Annex Theatre presented a collection of my short plays as an off night production called Star Crossed, and other tales from a devious universe, Apr 30-May 22, 2013. More »

Duel Of The Linguist Mages

Annex Theatre produced my third full-length play, Duel Of The Linguist Mages, as part of its 24th season. The play is a dark new sci-fi comedy, about two researchers who learn to hack the very structure of language at a deeper level than ever before. Their discovery of “power morphemes” – tiny particles of meaning that mean much more than they should – turns out to be unexpectedly dangerous, and shockingly easy to weaponize. As the two researchers gain unprecedented linguistic power, they turn against each other in a struggle to control their new technology. A hapless computer programmer is unexpectedly caught in the crossfire – can he stop the spread of “power morphemes” before all of human civilization is brought to its knees? Who will survive the Duel Of The Linguist Mages? More »

A Mouse Who Knows Me

Annex Theatre produced my fourth full-length play, A Mouse Who Knows Me, as part of its 25th season. A Mouse Who Knows Me is a world premiere science fiction musical comedy with book & lyrics by Scotto Moore (Duel of the Linguist Mages), music by Robertson Witmer (of the band “Awesome”), & directed by Kristina Sutherland (artistic director of Macha Monkey Productions). In a genetics lab that is inserting human genes into mice to see what might happen, Dr. Audrey Whitman starts to believe that one of her mice has developed human empathy & intelligence and develops a strange relationship with the mouse she christens Romeo, to the chagrin of her colleagues in the lab. Her mentor secretly plots to use her intelligent mouse to breed a new form of war machine – but neither realize that the mice in the lab have their own plans for bloody revolution. It’s an inter-species West Side Story! More »

When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive!

Annex Theatre produced my second full length play as part of its 2010 season, and the script is now posted here. When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive! is a near-future sci-fi story about a woman who invents a method for podcasting her emotions; but publishing digital versions of her emotions to the internet has unexpected consequences amongst the botnets of the world... More »

THE FUTURE & BALL POINT PENS

During the recent Global Ignite Week, I performed what I believe to be the first ever Ignite theatre piece, in character as Harold Carlton, ball point pen designer AND PROTECTOR OF OUR WAY OF LIFE. More »

'Melodramatics' - a collection of plays for Kindle

I recently put together a collection of plays for the Kindle format.  It's called Melodramatics - it contains 14 of my favorite short plays (including almost all of my 14/48 plays) from the last decade or so, plus my three full length plays (interlace [falling star], When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive! and Duel Of The Linguist Mages). More »

Bliss Potential

A rock journalist discovers the perils of meeting a long-time idol with a cross to carry. (A 14/48 play.) More »

Exactly What You Would Do

An astronaut's new assignment jeopardizes her marriage in this sweet romantic drama. (A 14/48 play.) More »

Coming To A Conclusion

Hijinks ensue when Maribel orders an orgasm machine off the Internet. (A 14/48 play.) More »

Short Attention Span Fiction

Herein you will find a selection of short short stories, guaranteed to occupy very little of your physical time. Messages of a bizarre, ethereal, occasionally disturbing nature are to be found here: images that dance a short while in your frontal lobes and then dissipate before any permanent damage is done. More »

CHERUB: The Vampire With Bunny Slippers

CHERUB is a slapstick parody of Joss Whedon's ANGEL, an Internet video series about the adventures of Cherub, the vampire with bunny slippers, and his gang at Cherub Investigations - the aspiring actress Charity Case, the arcane expert Jasper Windham-Hill, the muscle man Roger Pipebomb, and the inter-dimensional traveler Barney. More »

DJ Christ Superstar

In 1999, I played Judas in a production called DJ Christ Superstar at Burning Man, directed by Mark Pesce. Let's just say I was smoking a crack pipe during the overture, in contrast to the Ecstasy-swilling band of apostles. As one observer commented, the show was "performed into the teeth of a sandstorm at the Burning Man festival - one of the most truly heroic performances I've ever seen." More »

Captain Scotto and His Heroes To Be

A dark and dirty parody of the super hero genre, featuring hard core psychedelic comedy to please a wide range of... uh... people who are very much like me. More »

WEDDING! The Musical

This is not your average wedding, nor your average wedding video. Mark Pesce was our emcee; Erik Davis was our officiant; and many of our closest friends from all over the country were on hand for singing, dancing, fireworks, and in the midst of all the mayhem, a bit of romance too. More »

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