Christian St. Croix

Christian St. Croix

Christian St. Croix is an award-winning playwright and the creative director of Boy and Monster, a theatre collective producing plays that center the Black LGBT experience. He currently resides in San Diego, CA.

Christian’s works include include "ZACK", a satire on 90s Saturday morning sitcoms, and the streetwear fairytale, "Princes", winner of the 2017 San Diego...
Christian St. Croix is an award-winning playwright and the creative director of Boy and Monster, a theatre collective producing plays that center the Black LGBT experience. He currently resides in San Diego, CA.

Christian’s works include include "ZACK", a satire on 90s Saturday morning sitcoms, and the streetwear fairytale, "Princes", winner of the 2017 San Diego International Fringe Festival Award for Outstanding LGBT Performance.

His most recent play, "Monsters of the American Cinema" was selected to receive a workshop and full production with Scripps Ranch Theatre's 2018 Out on a Limb New Play Series. It was then produced by Boy and Monster for the 2019 San Diego International Fringe Festival where it won three awards including Artists' Pick and the Cultural Exchange Award winning it a trip to be performed at a Fringe festival abroad. The script was recently added as a reading and study assignment for Carnegie Mellon University's Fall 2019 dramatic writing course, "Playwriting: Writing a Multicultural World".

Outside of writing for theatre, he’s the author of "M.", a collection of prose, poetry and microfiction that Outword Magazine describes as, ”Raw. Real. Radical. Racy.”

Plays

  • Monsters of the American Cinema
    ONE ACT. Widower Remy Washington runs an old drive-in movie theater in Santee, California and shares a mobile home with his late husband Brian’s 16-year-old son, “Pup”. Brian died of a heroin overdose four years before and they’re both still struggling with grief. Remy and Pup have developed a warm and loving familial chemistry but their relationship fractures when Remy discovers Pup and his friends have been...
    ONE ACT. Widower Remy Washington runs an old drive-in movie theater in Santee, California and shares a mobile home with his late husband Brian’s 16-year-old son, “Pup”. Brian died of a heroin overdose four years before and they’re both still struggling with grief. Remy and Pup have developed a warm and loving familial chemistry but their relationship fractures when Remy discovers Pup and his friends have been bullying a gay teen at his school. Told through skit and duologue, “Monsters of the American Cinema” is an award-winning tale about fathers and sons, ghosts and monsters. The San Diego Union-Tribune calls it “touching and funny”, “honest” and “engaging.”

    "Monsters of the American Cinema" was recently added as a reading and study assignment for Carnegie Mellon University's Fall 2019 dramatic writing course, "Playwriting: Writing a Multicultural World".
  • ZACK
    ONE ACT. Inspired by the Saturday morning teen sitcoms of the early 90s like "Saved By the Bell”, ZACK is a one-act play, set in 1991, that follows Gina and P.J., two teens of color enrolled in a mostly white Southern California high school, who find themselves hand-chosen to be members of an elite clique of cool students led by prank-happy new student, Zack.
  • You're Working the Checkout at Albertsons
    10 MINUTE. A grocery store clerk leads you through a series of touching and hilarious second-person vignettes. The hot guy who works across the street buys a can of AriZona Iced Tea and a pack of Juicy Fruit. A customer drops her bottle of Barefoot Chardonnay. The hot girl who works across the street buys a bottle of Diet Pepsi. Your co-worker adopts an alien. You slip into a parallel universe where everyone...
    10 MINUTE. A grocery store clerk leads you through a series of touching and hilarious second-person vignettes. The hot guy who works across the street buys a can of AriZona Iced Tea and a pack of Juicy Fruit. A customer drops her bottle of Barefoot Chardonnay. The hot girl who works across the street buys a bottle of Diet Pepsi. Your co-worker adopts an alien. You slip into a parallel universe where everyone has the head of a tabby cat. You're very lonely and you just want to be touched.

    “You're Working the Checkout at Albertsons” was written to be performed virtually during the COVID-19 crisis. Hopefully, it finds a stage sometime during or after the healing from it.
  • Tiana
    10 MINUTE. At a dining table in Disneyland, Erica, formerly incarcerated, tries to connect with her gay, estranged teenage son over pizza, Street Fighter II and Princess Tiana.
  • Darth & Luke
    10 MINUTE. Darnell and Lucas, brothers and b-boys, were on the rise to early 2000s fame as dance duo, Darth and Luke. But when Darnell came out of the closet on live television, it put an end to both their dreams of stardom and their relationship. Years later, Lucas makes an unexpected visit to the Miami pizza shop Darnell runs with his husband, Yona, offering a proposal and hiding a secret.
  • Cold Foam
    MONOLOGUE. Sarah Cooper, a white woman in her 40s, loves sweetened cold foam on her coffee, voted for Hilary Clinton and just called the police on a Black man inside of a Starbucks.

    "Cold Foam" was written as part of the 2019 That 24-Hour Thing, an annual San Diego event where playwrights, directors and actors have 24 hours to write, direct and rehearse a show before the curtain goes up...
    MONOLOGUE. Sarah Cooper, a white woman in her 40s, loves sweetened cold foam on her coffee, voted for Hilary Clinton and just called the police on a Black man inside of a Starbucks.

    "Cold Foam" was written as part of the 2019 That 24-Hour Thing, an annual San Diego event where playwrights, directors and actors have 24 hours to write, direct and rehearse a show before the curtain goes up.

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