Colin Waitt

Colin Waitt

Colin Waitt is a Queens-based playwright. His work has been produced by The Peoples Improv Theater, The Tank, This Is Not a Theater Company, SERIALS at The Flea, and Dixon Place. He is a member of Art House Theater’s 2019-2020 INKubator writing group. 'Café Play' (Co-written with Erin Mee, Jenny Lyn Bader, and Jessie Bear) was called "Best of Off-Off Broadway" by Time Out New York. '...
Colin Waitt is a Queens-based playwright. His work has been produced by The Peoples Improv Theater, The Tank, This Is Not a Theater Company, SERIALS at The Flea, and Dixon Place. He is a member of Art House Theater’s 2019-2020 INKubator writing group. 'Café Play' (Co-written with Erin Mee, Jenny Lyn Bader, and Jessie Bear) was called "Best of Off-Off Broadway" by Time Out New York. 'Little' (book by Colin, music and lyrics by Wesley Zurick) was a finalist for The New Victory Theater's LabWorks. His short play, 'The Pain of Loving You,' was a finalist for the Ken Davenport Short Play Prize. Colin produced the original run of 'Puffs' at The Peoples Improv Theater and was an Associate Producer on its record-breaking run off-Broadway. He has developed work in residency at Governors Island, Barn Arts, and Town Stages. He likes to make people laugh.

Plays

  • Front of House
    El Madrileño is a trendy restaurant in New York City where culinary knowledge and the ability to provide “an experience” are more than just the job description; they’re weapons. Against all odds, an inexperienced young man from the Midwest is hired. As he serves Manhattan’s wealthy elite, he fights to prove himself on the floor...while also trying to get his actual career off the ground. FRONT OF HOUSE is a...
    El Madrileño is a trendy restaurant in New York City where culinary knowledge and the ability to provide “an experience” are more than just the job description; they’re weapons. Against all odds, an inexperienced young man from the Midwest is hired. As he serves Manhattan’s wealthy elite, he fights to prove himself on the floor...while also trying to get his actual career off the ground. FRONT OF HOUSE is a slow-burning valentine to those who lose themselves waiting.
  • Fair
    On an ordinary summer day, the fine folks of Central Minnesota come together to attend the county fair. They will ride the rides. They will eat the food on sticks. They will compete for local glory. FAIR is a hilarious collection of short plays about a very particular kind of American anxiety and a world where everything is quaint and folksy...until it isn't.
  • We ♥️ Work
    Tensions rise in a totally fun, totally low stakes, totally no big deal employee evaluation in a We Work.
  • Tunnel of Love
    Two dude bros contemplate their loneliness in a tunnel of love at a county fair.
  • The Miracle of Birth
    A young couple celebrates their approaching parenthood by visiting the "Miracle of Birth" barn at the county fair. When the birth of a calf gets messy, they begin to question what they've gotten themselves into.
  • Hot Dog Eat Dog
    Live from The Benton County Fair, Central Minnesota Public Access Television proudly broadcasts The County Qualifier for the Minnesota State Hot Dog Eating Contest, sponsored by Larsen-Overbauer-Klein Flooring. Guts and local glory are at stake as three competitive eaters battle it out for their chance to advance to the state tournament.