Erin Osgood

Erin Osgood

Erin Osgood is a playwright and local actress in Michigan. Her plays include Family Pains (2018 Concert Reading at Purple Rose Theatre, 2017 CTAM winner, 2017 Finalist Todd McNerney Playwriting Award, 2016 Finalist Henley Rose Playwright Competition for Women), Minor Deviations (2020 Barrington Stage Company 10x10 Festival, 2018 Best Play Sandbox Festival, 2019 Estrogenius Festival NYC, 2019 MadLab, 2018 staged...
Erin Osgood is a playwright and local actress in Michigan. Her plays include Family Pains (2018 Concert Reading at Purple Rose Theatre, 2017 CTAM winner, 2017 Finalist Todd McNerney Playwriting Award, 2016 Finalist Henley Rose Playwright Competition for Women), Minor Deviations (2020 Barrington Stage Company 10x10 Festival, 2018 Best Play Sandbox Festival, 2019 Estrogenius Festival NYC, 2019 MadLab, 2018 staged reading Roustabout Theatre Troupe’s Route 23 Arts & Music Festival), Brightside, and Passing the Buck (2015 Sandbox Festival). She has a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan and is an active volunteer with the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Michigan.

Plays

  • The After
    (Full-length). A love story set 30 years in the future, The After is a very exciting, relevant, edge of your seat thrill ride. Amira searches for the truth about her parents’ death and their affiliations at the same time trying to survive the new reality in America. She is surrounded by secrets and lies which very well may bring an end to life as she knows it.
  • Family Pains
    (Full-length). An empowering story of embracing your true self. Pippa Matthews returns home to share her life-changing news with her eccentric and intractable family. She fantasizes how she wishes her news will be received but reality is never the same.
  • Minor Deviations
    (Ten minute play). McNally’s wife was one in a million. After her untimely death, McNally looks for a caregiver for their children but struggles to find the right match. Branson Synthetics promises to deliver, but the price may be more than he anticipated.
  • Detail Oriented
    (Ten minute play). A gripping mother-daughter story with a surprise ending. When Marie is finding it hard to remember, her daughter Rachael is always there to help. But is the help beneficial or contributing to her pain?
  • Beware the Ides of Mars
    (Ten minute play). When crew member, BATES, appears to be infected by an alien substance, CAM uses her expertise to handle the crisis as ASPEN's elite security force experience is no match for his hysteria.
  • Relative Affinity
    (Ten minute play). A truly riveting battle of the minds! When Kylie needs to make a decision between Veronica and freedom, she makes an unexpected choice.
  • Passing the Buck
    (Ten minute play). Expecting to receive their inheritance at their late father’s will reading, Brant and Lizzie are blindsided by stunning revelations.
  • Countdown
    (Ten minute play). When a male FBI agent comes searching for a bomb, a female security guard proves that courage isn't gender specific.
  • Holding
    (Five minute play). Santa, Cupid, and a Leprechaun find themselves in quite the predicament after a night out during Mardi Gras.
  • Brightside
    (Full-length). A poignant story about perception and jealousy. Meg and Jack are opposites that seem to work. Perceptions are not always accurate. Through their eyes, differences are evident and ultimately culminate in violence.