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CHARISE CASTRO SMITH
represented by Diana Glazer
CHARISE CASTRO SMITH is a playwright, television writer and actor from Miami. Playwriting credits include: Feathers and Teeth (Upcoming World Premiere - Goodman Theater/ Developed at Atlantic Theater Company and The New Group); Estrella Cruz [The Junkyard Queen] (Upcoming World Premiere- Halcyon Theater/ Developed at Ars Nova), The Hunchback of Seville (Washington Ensemble Theater/Trinity Rep), Boomcracklefly (Miracle Theater), That High Lonesome Sound (Actor's Theater of Louisville) and Washeteria (Soho Rep). She is currently under commission by South Coast Rep, and Trinity Rep. Select acting credits include Antony and Cleopatra (Royal Shakespeare Company/ Public Theater) and The Good Wife (CBS). Charise is the recipient of a Van Lier Fellowship at New Dramatists. Alumna: Ars Nova's Playgroup. MFA: Yale School of Drama.
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Feathers And Teeth
Feathers And Teeth
On a spring evening in 1976, in the quaint kitchen of a nice Midwestern home, Carol makes a pot roast and Chris listens to rock and roll records. But when Arthur accidentally runs over a mysterious creature with his car, he unwittingly cracks open the full force of grief, suspicion and vengeance that lies just below the family's pristine surface. Part dark fairy tale and part revenge tragedy, Feathers and Teeth' is about just how far we can be carried away by the strength of our convictions.
Nominated for The Kilroys 2015. The Kilroys is a group of playwrights and producers in LA who publish an annual industry survey of excellent new plays by female and trans playwrights. It is a tool for producers committed to ending the systemic underrepresentation of female and trans playwrights in the American theater.
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. NY (2016) -
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dark comedy, horror, period
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