Drama


Fixing ItONE ACT PLAYS

Fixing It, produced by Stepping Out Theatre Company 2014
in Media Monsters double bill

January 28th - February 8th at the Alma Tavern Theatre

A darkly funny and movingly insightful psychological drama about changing sexual mores and eroded personal ideals, unfolding under the shadow of events since Jimmy Savile’s death.

“Timely, deeply thought-provoking... excellent” ~ The Fine Times Recorder

Audience feedback on Stepping Out Theatre website

Mascara

Mascara, produced by Stepping Out Theatre Company 2012
May 29th - June 9th at the Alma Tavern Theatre

When kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch walked out of Wolfgang Priklopil’s life and into a media frenzy, the story she told was not the one the world wanted to hear. She refused to condemn her captor, and even wept at his grave... And now a young journalist is researching this notorious Austrian kidnap case. As her obsession grows, it reveals a frightening web of connections in her own life.

A darkly comic, tender and shocking love story. Running time time 65 mins.

>> Venue CHOICE, audience feedback on Stepping Out

Vampire NightsConsulting with Chekhov at the Alma Tavern 2010
Rehearsed reading in Theatre West Autumn season

Doctor Darling is rarely surprised by strange behaviour until the night his ex-lover dressed as Peter Pan flies in on a mission of revenge. It’s a tricky situation, but perhaps even more difficult for Sadie, as she tries to work out what happens next from best theatrical principles, with both her characters in revolt against her. Dark comedy, running time time 50 mins.

Muffin ManFIFTEEN MINUTE SHORTS

Muffin Man: 'Short Trips' at the Alma Tavern 2013
Theatre West

An awkward meeting, two people who don’t know how to talk about what they really feel - if ever an encounter had BRIEF written all over it, it should surely be this one... "Funny, astute, truthful, witty, beautifully structured, and a lovely playfulness that had the audience beaming with joy."

The Human AngleThe Human Angle: Exeter Ignite Festival 2013
Ripped Script Theatre Company

Can theatre ever be a platform for protest? A meta-theatrical look at the obscenity of war. As Shaw said, life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

Park & RidePark and Ride at the Alma Tavern 2012
Theatre West

The park-and-ride is a place where strangers pass each other silently at the end of the day… and for surprising assignations too, and every ending can lead to a new start and a change of journey.

Four in a Bed

Four in a Bed with Bootleg Theatre Company, Upstairs at the Lamb 2011, co-produced for Nevertheless Productions with writer Rosie Finnegan
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How They Did It - They've got the commission, all they have to do is write the play - but the deadline's close and the collaborators are still in bed.

Mirror Imageif you caught a glimpse of your own life unexpectedly, would you be shocked at what you see?

Vampire NightsVampire Nights at the Alma Tavern 2010
Stepping Out Theatre Company

Love Bites—Carrie steps from the wreckage of a car crash to find herself in a strange hinterland between life and death. Worse still, her lover has become a vampire… Understanding the reason for his transformation is the only way for our heroine to finally unlock the central mystery of her life. —Venue Magazine, Recommended.

On The EdgeOn The Edge at the Alma Tavern 2009
Stepping Out Theatre Company

Your Time Starts Now—Ally McBeal meets the X Files in a strange encounter on a beach in Greece

Thursday Coma—Naomi has gone into a coma on the day of her motherís funeral. So why is her therapist filing his nails?

".. efficient writing, crisp direction, and therapeutic humour... Remedy for winter blues at the Alma Tavern."5 stars—Venue magazine

 

Stage WriteSTAGE WRITE

Writing workshops (in association with Dreamweavers) for reading and performance.

Plays InternationalPLAYS INTERNATIONAL

Reviews throughout the southwest region for Plays International.

First CutCrysse is founder-member and writer for First Cut Theatre Company.

CrysseStories and plays on Frome FM and Radio 4

angelCollaborations with visual artist Marian Bruce to add word-based elements, both written and performed, to installation.

angelNevertheless Productions Pub Theatre - top touring companies and best of local writing from Frome Scriptwriters







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