Caitlin M Caplinger

Caitlin M Caplinger

Caitlin Caplinger is a freelance playwright, director and arts administrator based in the DC area.

Plays

  • Riot Brrrain
    Teddy has neurosyphilis – oops! To track down the dipshit who passed the pox, they embark on an epic punk-filled journey through their sexual (ok, sometimes romantic) past. But degenerative diseases are pesky, so Teddy’s a tad off their rocker.

    Features original score by Natasha Janfaza; Lyrics by Caitlin M Caplinger
  • You Have to Go Back Out There
    When They imposed Mass Ignorance, the Stock did not notice. It is impossible to conclude that one has been stripped of their right to question if one was not especially manufactured with that ability. Out There, good and right are mutually exclusive. When Serendipity screams for the first time, you have no choice but to play, for you are Prescient. At the end of the game, you wonder: is it imperative that I...
    When They imposed Mass Ignorance, the Stock did not notice. It is impossible to conclude that one has been stripped of their right to question if one was not especially manufactured with that ability. Out There, good and right are mutually exclusive. When Serendipity screams for the first time, you have no choice but to play, for you are Prescient. At the end of the game, you wonder: is it imperative that I share this experience? You Have to Go Back Out There is a thought provoking piece of immersive theatre which guarantees a unique experience that toys with the ideas of homo ludens ("the playing man"), intellectual apathy, and questioning your reality for the sake of betterment, in an alternate yet uncomfortably familiar world.
  • Neuteronomy
    What if Gutenberg's apprentice had dsylexia...? A thought experiment about dogma.