Christopher Walsh

Christopher Walsh

Christopher M. Walsh is a writer and actor based in Chicago, IL. He is a member of the artistic ensemble at Lifeline Theatre, a member of the Dramatists Guild, and SAG-AFTRA. His original Sherlock Holmes pastiche 'Miss Holmes', originally produced by Lifeline Theatre, is available through Dramatic Publishing. His adaptations of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' by Alexandre Dumas and 'A Tale...
Christopher M. Walsh is a writer and actor based in Chicago, IL. He is a member of the artistic ensemble at Lifeline Theatre, a member of the Dramatists Guild, and SAG-AFTRA. His original Sherlock Holmes pastiche 'Miss Holmes', originally produced by Lifeline Theatre, is available through Dramatic Publishing. His adaptations of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' by Alexandre Dumas and 'A Tale of Two Cities' by Charles Dickens, also originally produced by Lifeline Theatre, are published by Sordelet Ink, and are available for purchase through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Other plays include an adaptation of 'The City & The City' by China Miéville, and a musical adaptation of 'Soon I Will Be Invincible' by Austin Grossman, written in collaboration with composer/lyricist Christopher Kriz. He was nominated for a Jeff Award in 2014 for 'A Tale of Two Cities', and his radio play 'Fracture Zone' won the coveted Bloody Axe Award in WildClaw Theatre’s 2014 Deathscribe Festival of horror radio plays.

Plays

  • Miss Holmes
    FULL-LENGTH: In a time and place where gender roles are rigidly defined, Dr. Dorothy Watson and Miss Sherlock Holmes dare to challenge societal norms by providing a necessary, if unconventional, service. Inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this theatrical “fan fiction” re-examines the world of Holmes and Watson, exploring the added challenges and risks faced by these two iconic characters if they were women.
  • A Tale of Two Cities
    FULL-LENGTH: Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities follows the lives of Charles Darnay, a virtuous French ex-patriot who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution; and Sydney Carton, a dissolute English barrister who struggles to redeem his ill-spent life through his unrequited love for Darnay’s wife. It ranks among...
    FULL-LENGTH: Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities follows the lives of Charles Darnay, a virtuous French ex-patriot who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution; and Sydney Carton, a dissolute English barrister who struggles to redeem his ill-spent life through his unrequited love for Darnay’s wife. It ranks among the most famous works in the history of English literature.
  • The City and The City
    FULL-LENGTH: Adapted from the novel by China Miéville. In a place where seeing what is right in front of you can be a serious crime, Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Besźel Extreme Crime Squad must solve the mystery of a young woman’s murder. His investigation will bring him face to face with the fringe groups who simmer with hatred for each other beneath the surface of Besźel and her sister city, Ul Qoma, all the...
    FULL-LENGTH: Adapted from the novel by China Miéville. In a place where seeing what is right in front of you can be a serious crime, Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Besźel Extreme Crime Squad must solve the mystery of a young woman’s murder. His investigation will bring him face to face with the fringe groups who simmer with hatred for each other beneath the surface of Besźel and her sister city, Ul Qoma, all the while risking retribution from the secretive entity that maintains the border between the two.
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
    FULL-LENGTH: Adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas. The lives of three powerful families are thrown into chaos with the arrival of the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo, a man of untold wealth who carries with him secrets from the past which may destroy them all.
  • Comparing Notes at the End of the World
    ONE-ACT: Three survivors discuss their experiences after the laws of the universe abruptly change, bringing about a bizarre sort of apocalypse.
  • The Hunters
    ONE-ACT: Ghost hunters Leslie and Richard are out of their depth when they arrive to investigate the strange history of “Motel 666.”
  • Fracture Zone
    10 MINUTE RADIO PLAY: After an unexpected discovery on the ocean floor causes all hell to break loose on board a submarine, a pair of sailors hurry to record one last warning before it’s too late.