Andrew Lee Creech

Andrew Lee Creech

Andrew is a Seattle-based writer and the creator of The Legacy Plays Project--a nine-play, multi-century-spanning cycle which explores the lives of Black Americans in pivotal moments of American History. Awards/Nominations: 2020 Semifinalist for the Ashland New Plays Festival (Riverwood), 2018 4Culture Art Projects Grant recipient, 2018 Gregory Awards People’s Choice Nominee for Outstanding New Play (JOURNEY...
Andrew is a Seattle-based writer and the creator of The Legacy Plays Project--a nine-play, multi-century-spanning cycle which explores the lives of Black Americans in pivotal moments of American History. Awards/Nominations: 2020 Semifinalist for the Ashland New Plays Festival (Riverwood), 2018 4Culture Art Projects Grant recipient, 2018 Gregory Awards People’s Choice Nominee for Outstanding New Play (JOURNEY WEST! The Legend of Lewis & Clark). His latest play, Last Drive to Dodge received a workshop through ACT Theatre in 2020. Andrew is a member of the Dramatists' Guild and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting with an emphasis in Playwriting and Directing from Cornish College of the Arts.

Plays

  • Last Drive to Dodge
    1884, Texas. Ro (a ranch worker) and Prophet (a cowboy) are in love, and they dream of leaving the Bailey Family Ranch behind, and building a life together. But when the ranch prematurely falters, and the cowboys go on strike, Ro and Prophet are pulled in opposite directions as they fight to keep their vision of the future from crumbling to dust. Set at the tail end of the Cowboy Golden Age, Last Drive to Dodge...
    1884, Texas. Ro (a ranch worker) and Prophet (a cowboy) are in love, and they dream of leaving the Bailey Family Ranch behind, and building a life together. But when the ranch prematurely falters, and the cowboys go on strike, Ro and Prophet are pulled in opposite directions as they fight to keep their vision of the future from crumbling to dust. Set at the tail end of the Cowboy Golden Age, Last Drive to Dodge examines race, love, and legacy in a time when everyone is scrambling for their piece of the American Dream.

    This play is part of a planned nine-play, multi-century-spanning cycle exploring the lives of Black Americans in pivotal moments of American history.
  • Riverwood
    In the midst of city-wide gentrification, rumors of building buyouts and community displacement
    swirl among the tenants at the Riverwood Apartments. When their worst fears are realized the lives
    of five people are thrown into upheaval. As seventeen year-old Tel and Crunch navigate their place
    in society as young, Black men, building super, Lenard, dreams of hitting it big in the lotto....
    In the midst of city-wide gentrification, rumors of building buyouts and community displacement
    swirl among the tenants at the Riverwood Apartments. When their worst fears are realized the lives
    of five people are thrown into upheaval. As seventeen year-old Tel and Crunch navigate their place
    in society as young, Black men, building super, Lenard, dreams of hitting it big in the lotto.
    Community warrior, D é dra fights to keep her neighborhood intact, while building manager, Miss
    Penny is content to do away with it all. With painful pasts revealed and uncertain futures ahead, each
    member of this tight community finds themselves asking: how much would you risk in order to own
    your own dream? Part coming of age story, part slice of life, Riverwood explores the difficult nature of
    setting up roots and letting go.

    This play is part of a planned nine-play, multi-century-spanning cycle exploring the lives of Black Americans in pivotal moments of American history.
  • JOURNEY WEST! The Legend of Lewis & Clark
    If history is written by the winners, what does it look like when written by the losers? JOURNEY WEST! is a farcical, intersectional, re-imagining of the Lewis & Clark expedition, told from the perspective of the lesser known members of the Corps of Discovery. Half history lesson, half fantasy, this show brings a few laughs, a few feels, and lots of heart.