Richard Peng

Richard Peng

My name is Richard Peng, I am an undergraduate at Princeton University studying Psychology, Theater, and Creative Writing. I'm from Shrewsbury, MA, but I do most of my work in Princeton, NJ. I mainly write and edit plays, but I also write short stories, compose songs, and write poetry as well. I've studied playwriting under Nathan Davis and Migdalia Cruz, creative fiction under Angela Flournoy and...
My name is Richard Peng, I am an undergraduate at Princeton University studying Psychology, Theater, and Creative Writing. I'm from Shrewsbury, MA, but I do most of my work in Princeton, NJ. I mainly write and edit plays, but I also write short stories, compose songs, and write poetry as well. I've studied playwriting under Nathan Davis and Migdalia Cruz, creative fiction under Angela Flournoy and Yiyun Li, and songwriting under Paul Muldoon and Steven Mackey. Feel free to contact me at richardzihanpeng@gmail.com if you want to reach out or are looking for feedback!

Plays

  • BLIZZARD WARNING
    A young man named Malcolm attempts to come to terms with his grief and loss through conjuring the memory of his deceased girlfriend in the last moments before she dies.

    Note about casting: Only 2 cast members appear on stage. There are also various characters that appear only through voiceovers or on pre-filmed segments. There are 2 additional characters (m) who appear on film, and 6 additional...
    A young man named Malcolm attempts to come to terms with his grief and loss through conjuring the memory of his deceased girlfriend in the last moments before she dies.

    Note about casting: Only 2 cast members appear on stage. There are also various characters that appear only through voiceovers or on pre-filmed segments. There are 2 additional characters (m) who appear on film, and 6 additional characters who are voiced (4 gender neutral, 1 m, 1 f)
  • Heartwired
    Four teenagers meet in an online simulation, each dealing with their own problems in real life, leading to unlikely friendships.