Eugenie Carabatsos

Eugenie Carabatsos

Eugenie currently splits her time between New York City and New Hampshire. Her full-length plays have won the Kennedy Center Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, BroadwayWorld Award for Best Play in South Carolina, the Trustus Theatre Playwrights Contest, the Mountain Playhouse Comedy Writing Competition, the Venus Theatre Festival, the University of Tulsa’s WomenWorks Competition, and...
Eugenie currently splits her time between New York City and New Hampshire. Her full-length plays have won the Kennedy Center Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, BroadwayWorld Award for Best Play in South Carolina, the Trustus Theatre Playwrights Contest, the Mountain Playhouse Comedy Writing Competition, the Venus Theatre Festival, the University of Tulsa’s WomenWorks Competition, and the Variations Theatre Group’s Unchained Festival. They have been produced by Trustus Theatre, iDiOM Theatre, Stages Theatre, and South Park Theatre, as well as in festivals and development programs. She graduated with her MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University in 2016 and received her BA from Wesleyan University in 2010.

Plays

  • We Will Not Describe the Conversation
    Inspired by a missing scene in Crime and Punishment, We Will Not Describe the Conversation follows a massage therapist whose latest client has arrived with the news that her estranged brother has committed a heinous crime--killing an elderly woman with an axe--and is nowhere to be found. The women try to piece together how this happened, while also uncovering their own dark desires and the fear that they will one day turn out like him.
  • After Eternity
    Somewhere in eternity, a Woman has willed her very own palace into existence. Her world is turned upside-down when a guest suddenly appears, and they are forced to live together as their palace starts to shrink.
  • When Colossus Falls
    The Riverview B&B hasn't seen a guest in ages. When one finally arrives, the inhabitants' lives are thrown into a tailspin as they try to figure out who she is, why she’s there, and what she's doing walking through the rubble from a burned down building across the street.
  • Pine
    Colin’s been dead for the past five years, yet he still lives in his childhood home. When his ex-fiancée brings a new man to meet the family, Colin plans to sabotage the relationship only to find that his presence may not be so invisible after all.
  • Stalled
    Maggie has to take her beloved car to be junked. En route, she is visited by the memories of the defining moments of her life. These memories help her realize her life has been stalling for a very long time.
  • The Brink
    Helen and Charlie relive the tragic events of their friends' deaths. In an attempt to figure out what happened and why, they unintentionally reevaluate their own changing relationship.
  • Two (a short play)
    Benjamin and Bernadette, a dynamic duo of rag dolls, have been placed in a box. They don't know how long they've been there, or if they will ever be released, and it's starting to drive them crazy.
  • Seven Minutes in Heaven (a seven minute play)
    Fredi and Martin have been thrown into a closet to play seven minutes in heaven, but Fredi has more important things on her mind, like science, presidential campaigns, and vegetarianism. Meanwhile, Martin's trying his best not to picture Fredi as a skeleton.
  • Lost Satellites (a ten minute play)
    Ally and Ben are driving across the country after the death of their mother. Their relationship has gone off course—will their GPS be able to help them find their way?
  • Talk to Me About Home (a ten minute play)
    Beth and Kat haven't seen each other since middle school. Now that they are both in New York City, they have decided to reconnect. Each looks to the other for that which they have been missing--home, partnership, and the intimacy of childhood friends.
  • Marshmallow's Real Friend (a ten minute play)
    An imaginary friend, Marshmallow, has been separated from his real friend for years. Tragedy, and help from a fellow abandoned imaginary friend, will bring them together again for one last time.
  • The Night Sky (a ten minute play)
    Stan and Stella are two midsized stars, living a midsized life. They question their purpose in the universe, as well as their strained relationship.
  • Rowing, Onward (a ten minute play)
    Woman and Man have been rowing on an endless sea, alone, forever. One of them wants to stop.