Kristine M. Reyes

Kristine M. Reyes

Kristine M. Reyes is a Filipina-American playwright raised and based in New York City. Her work has been performed in New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and has been presented by Primary Stages, Queens Theatre, Diverse City Theater, Leviathan Lab, The One-Minute Play Festival, and The Bechdel Project, among others.

She is a former Dramatists Guild Fellow and a...
Kristine M. Reyes is a Filipina-American playwright raised and based in New York City. Her work has been performed in New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and has been presented by Primary Stages, Queens Theatre, Diverse City Theater, Leviathan Lab, The One-Minute Play Festival, and The Bechdel Project, among others.

She is a former Dramatists Guild Fellow and a writer-in-residence at Mission to (dit)Mars. She has studied at Ensemble Studio Theatre and was a Rockwell Scholar at The Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) at Primary Stages. She has been published in The Dramatist Magazine and has contributed as a guest blogger on Howlround. She is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild.

Plays

  • Eggs on Ice
    Denise is the top sales/marketing rep at Eggs on Ice, a premier egg freezing clinic, who believes in the company’s mission to help give women more reproductive choices. Led by the enigmatic and cocksure Dr. Freeze, the company is in position to become a full-service facility for all fertility needs, second to none. As Denise takes the audience on a tour of the company and its clientele, she starts noticing...
    Denise is the top sales/marketing rep at Eggs on Ice, a premier egg freezing clinic, who believes in the company’s mission to help give women more reproductive choices. Led by the enigmatic and cocksure Dr. Freeze, the company is in position to become a full-service facility for all fertility needs, second to none. As Denise takes the audience on a tour of the company and its clientele, she starts noticing strange new policies being put into place and begins to question if something more sinister is at play. Set in the very near future, Eggs on Ice is a satirical play about the egg freezing industry and how it markets to young professional women, preying and capitalizing on their fears and insecurities under the guise of helping them to “have it all”.
  • Lily in Love
    Lily is a good Catholic Filipina American daughter who's always known exactly what to do with her life -- until she falls in love with a woman. Lily juggles her relationships with her Causasian girlfriend, childhood best friends and devout family as she reconciles her newfound sexuality with her strongly held religious beliefs. As her relationship becomes more serious and she considers starting a family of...
    Lily is a good Catholic Filipina American daughter who's always known exactly what to do with her life -- until she falls in love with a woman. Lily juggles her relationships with her Causasian girlfriend, childhood best friends and devout family as she reconciles her newfound sexuality with her strongly held religious beliefs. As her relationship becomes more serious and she considers starting a family of her own, her attempts to maintain the balancing act of living a secret life lead to humorous and heartbreaking consequences.
  • Quarter Century Baby
    When Carissa learns of her conservative parents’ surprise visit from the Philippines on the eve of her 25th birthday, she scrambles to hide the belongings of her newly moved-in boyfriend - who’s in for a surprise himself once he learns about the secrets she’s been keeping from him.
  • Lola Luning's First Steps
    As Lola Luning’s worsening dementia causes the trauma of her young life in the Philippines during WWII to resurface, her granddaughter Gabriela struggles to uncover the whole story. Meanwhile, Lola Luning’s daughter Virgie denies that what’s happening is anything more than the workings of a failing mind, exposing her inability to confront the truth about her own past. Can Gabriela put together the pieces of...
    As Lola Luning’s worsening dementia causes the trauma of her young life in the Philippines during WWII to resurface, her granddaughter Gabriela struggles to uncover the whole story. Meanwhile, Lola Luning’s daughter Virgie denies that what’s happening is anything more than the workings of a failing mind, exposing her inability to confront the truth about her own past. Can Gabriela put together the pieces of her family’s history before Lola Luning falls deeper into dementia and their story is lost forever?
  • Puppy Love
    Lily loves Arlene. Arlene loves Lily. Lily loves dogs. Arlene does not. Puppy Love is what happens when Lily brings home a puppy...when what Arlene really wants is a baby.
  • Ready, Aim...Fire!
    Ready, Aim…Fire! is a comedic look at the modern-day dating world as Margaret and Charlie aim, shoot and misfire in their attempts to connect at an archery range on their first date.
  • Something Blue
    Something Blue follows a father’s quest to reconnect with his estranged daughter on her wedding day.