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Kirsten Childs

KIRSTEN CHILDS

  

Nationality:    African American
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Literary Agent:    The Gersh Agency  

Kirsten Childs's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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below is a list of Kirsten Childs's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon, The         Funked Up Fairy Tales         Highwayman, The         Miracle Brothers         Northstar         Sundiata: Lion King Of Mali         Wasted



Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon, The

Synopsis:
What's a black girl from sunny Southern California to do? White people are blowing up black girls in Birmingham churches. Black people are shouting "Black is beautiful" while straightening their hair and coveting light skin. Viveca Stanton's answer: Slap on a bubbly smile and be as white as you can be! In a humorous and pointed coming-of-age story spanning the sixties through the nineties, Viveca blithely sails through the confusing worlds of racism, sexism and Broadway showbiz until she's forced to face the devastating effect self-denial has had on her life.

Notes:
Music And lyrics by Kirsten Childs

1st Produced:
Playwrights Horizon, New York     2000

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  6            Other:  doubling

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Funked Up Fairy Tales

Synopsis:
Welcome to the world of Titania, Faireetheeya and Magikwanda, teenage fairies with attitude. they wag their heads and suck their teeth as they turn things upside down to pass their Fairyland academy exam. Will they pull through with flying colors and earn their happy ending crowns?

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Pittsfield Ma     2007

Organisations:
Barrington Stage

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Highwayman, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Music,lyrics and book by Kirsten Childs. Based on the poem "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes

1st Produced:
McCarter Theater, Princeton, NJ     08 Aug 2000

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Miracle Brothers

Synopsis:
Once a year the river dolphins of Brazil can transform into other creatures. On the night of the transformation a group get together and decide to become humans. they pass through the portal and are changed. Three dolphins remain behind to open the portal next day but something untoward happens and they find themselves lost in the future

Notes:
Music And lyrics by Kirsten Childs

1st Produced:
Vineyard Theatre, New York     26 Aug 2005

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Northstar

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Sundiata: Lion King Of Mali

Synopsis:
Influenced by traditional African dance, costumes and puppetry, the show is a festive retelling of the mythic tale from West Africa of the crippled young prince who finds his strength after being adopted by a pride of lions.

Notes:
Book by David Schechter and Barbara Pasternak; Lyrics by Scott Davenport Richards, Kirsten Childs and David Schechter; Music by Scott Davenport Richards and Kirsten Childs

1st Produced:
Town Hall, NYC    

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Wasted

Synopsis:
a woman looks back at her life wasted by broken relationships, drugs and booze and Ty the boy who started it all

Notes:
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1st Produced:
George Street Playhouse, New Jersey     2008

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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