Kevin Renn

Kevin Renn

Playwright | New York, NY

Plays

  • BLACKS+PHATS
    Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the Black Panther Party; Michael Jackson? 'BLACKS+PHATS' is a satirical, vignette play about black cultural issues, body image, fetishism, and their representation in modern society. This quick witted comedy is sure to challenge your mind and tickle your comfort zone, touching on various themes like beauty ideals, relationship dynamics, and levels of attraction-all...
    Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the Black Panther Party; Michael Jackson? 'BLACKS+PHATS' is a satirical, vignette play about black cultural issues, body image, fetishism, and their representation in modern society. This quick witted comedy is sure to challenge your mind and tickle your comfort zone, touching on various themes like beauty ideals, relationship dynamics, and levels of attraction-all while attempting to find enlightenment in the stereotypes placed on minorities and full bodied people.
  • Jungle Juice
    On the eve of their college graduation, six friends come together one last time to celebrate and reflect on their collegiate successes and failures. With solo cups filled to the brim, and time chiming later by the hour, tensions begin to rise as issues of the past begin to surface and truths of the present begin to spill. Discussing relationships, the terrorizing idea of adulthood, and the death of a friend...
    On the eve of their college graduation, six friends come together one last time to celebrate and reflect on their collegiate successes and failures. With solo cups filled to the brim, and time chiming later by the hour, tensions begin to rise as issues of the past begin to surface and truths of the present begin to spill. Discussing relationships, the terrorizing idea of adulthood, and the death of a friend that tore between them. Facing the truth in it's rawest form, 'Jungle Juice' explores the idea of what it means to face your deepest fears and the importance of learning to let go.
  • Mulatto Boy
    Noah Goodmore is running for student body president, and rumor in the teachers lounge; he might win. High school has it's challenges, but for Noah, the school's only student of color, paying for a private education is the least of his problems. 'Mulatto Boy' ponders the hilarious struggles of growing up different, questioning a higher power, and how sometimes our journey of self-discovery...
    Noah Goodmore is running for student body president, and rumor in the teachers lounge; he might win. High school has it's challenges, but for Noah, the school's only student of color, paying for a private education is the least of his problems. 'Mulatto Boy' ponders the hilarious struggles of growing up different, questioning a higher power, and how sometimes our journey of self-discovery continues after the final period bell rings.
  • The Best Worst Holiday Window at Burgdof Goofmans
    Lennon and Reid have been given the chance of a lifetime, to decorate a holiday window for the iconic, luxury New York City department store; Burgdof Goofmans. But after losing the keys to the holiday closet, and getting locked in the window display, Lennon and Reid find themselves hopeless, without decorations, and up to their necks in stress and fake snow. Racing to decorate what they can before their boss...
    Lennon and Reid have been given the chance of a lifetime, to decorate a holiday window for the iconic, luxury New York City department store; Burgdof Goofmans. But after losing the keys to the holiday closet, and getting locked in the window display, Lennon and Reid find themselves hopeless, without decorations, and up to their necks in stress and fake snow. Racing to decorate what they can before their boss's last minute check in, the two find themselves scrounging for scraps and wishing for a holiday miracle.
  • Into
    We love people. We love apps. We love our phones. We love people on apps on our phones, and sometimes; they're only a hundred feet away. 'Into' takes off it's top to get a look at online love, all while unbuckling the issues and dropping-trou on the hilarious truth about queer men's hook up culture.
  • Not For Trade of The Bootleg Play
    MUSIC AND LYRICS by: CRAIG FRANKIE, ERIN J. REIFLER & KEVIN RENN

    Zee and Jake have finally found it, the “Holy Grail” of lost Broadway bootlegs; Barbara Streisand in 'Funny Girl'. But according to ManicMerman94’s blog, the video is unfortunately; “Not For Trade”. With the help of their pal Sammy, the three friends must dig through their personal hard drive of “theatrical contraband...
    MUSIC AND LYRICS by: CRAIG FRANKIE, ERIN J. REIFLER & KEVIN RENN

    Zee and Jake have finally found it, the “Holy Grail” of lost Broadway bootlegs; Barbara Streisand in 'Funny Girl'. But according to ManicMerman94’s blog, the video is unfortunately; “Not For Trade”. With the help of their pal Sammy, the three friends must dig through their personal hard drive of “theatrical contraband”— picking their best Broadway musical moment and attempting to persuade a trade. Ultimately getting one click closer to “Babs”, and potentially archiving history. Showing us that sometimes: you have to do what’s wrong, in order to do what’s right.
  • Brick and Bottom's Letter to the President
    Hal and Al are in drama school, studying to get an MFA in acting. With a global pandemic raging outside of their apartments, and a presidential election looming over their heads, Al takes the initiative to make federal change for the arts world with a letter to the future present, trying to convince Hal to join the movement, all while on their ten minute break from virtual play rehearsals.
  • Quarantine Kills
    It's April, 2020. New York has declared a state of emergency. Kat and Nina are at home, following Governor Cuomo's orders. As quarantine tensions rise, Kat's drinking begins getting out of hand, and so does Nina's patience, eventually ending in a stabbing. But don't worry; it's a really funny story.