Jeffrey Strausser

Jeff Strausser is a published short story writer and has contributed articles to various magazines. In addition, Barron’s Educational Series has published four of his textbooks for middle school and high school students. Regarding his work in the theater, Jeff is a full member of the Dramatists Guild of America. Theater groups have performed his two full-length plays, SOMEWHERE ELSE DREAMS and THE DECORATOR, as well as his one-act play, LAST STOP FOR THE A-TRAIN. He is currently writing a one-act comedy. Jeff lives in Houston, Texas with his wife Beth. His daughter Katie is in the doctoral program in Mechanical Engineering (Robotics) at University of California at Berkeley, and his son Matt is in the graduate program in Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University.
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  Last Stop for the A-Train

Drama by Jeffrey Strausser

20 pages

4 m, 3 w, 1 flexible

Al Trainor hates selling cars. The former high school football star can only dream about what might have been – an exciting college football stint filled with glory and girls, and then on to a lucrative professional career. Unfortunately, a fateful knee injury ended his dream. And fate has more cards to play. The man whom Al holds responsible for his life-changing injury, Parker Robinson, his high school football coach, is walking into the dealership. Propelled in large part by Al’s gridiron greatness four years ago, Parker Robinson’s career has rocketed skyw...