Lindsay Hayward

Lindsay Hayward

Hayward is usually onstage in one form or another. As a Dramatists Guild member, EMC actor and register V/O talent, she is often double-booked. Her work has been produced on three continents. She has also written for Fort Worth Child, The MSU Journal, and the UK Arts Council. Honors include a DFW Critics Choice Award and The Guardian Newspaper Critic’s Choice Honoree.

Plays

  • EAT CROW
    The year is 1593. In London, it's the hottest summer on record as death stalks the streets. Richard Burbage along with his company of clowns wrestle farce, nonfiction, plague, and puppetry while being visited by one Upstart Crow. All roles are to be performed by six actors of any gender, identity or ethnicity. CROW EATS DEATH re-images the Shakespeare's origin myth as a fast-pace farce in a modern twist.
  • Petrichor
    As a ghost story tucked between the last century’s world wars, Petrichor weaves together pairs of sisters, friends, lovers, and nationalities to examine the past's true reality. Set in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in 1938; the Graffe sisters return home from school to a new home, as well as some unexpected visitors. More than a straight fable the play’s themes of duality, injustice, and perceived...
    As a ghost story tucked between the last century’s world wars, Petrichor weaves together pairs of sisters, friends, lovers, and nationalities to examine the past's true reality. Set in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in 1938; the Graffe sisters return home from school to a new home, as well as some unexpected visitors. More than a straight fable the play’s themes of duality, injustice, and perceived morality conclude that the horrors which lurk in the dark are often too human.
  • Blonde Ambition
    Set in the star dressing of Twentieth Century Fox, Blonde Ambition, studies the true price of fame. This short memory play explores what happens with a living legend is confronted with the more human facets of her persona. Cast calls for 4 identifying F and a single set. Age range is 20’s-40’s. Script length is 33 pages, and run time is 50 minutes.
  • Attendant
    After surprise discovery in the Ladies Room during the Twenty-Seventh Annual Academy Awards, a Hollywood hack and a washroom attendant examine the collateral cost of the Hollywood star system. Cast calls for 2 identifying F. Running time: 37 minutes.
  • Blonde Ambition & Attendant
    A pair of one acts which explore the darker side of Hollywood's Golden Age. In Blonde Ambition, set in the star dressing of Twentieth Century Fox, studies the true price of fame when a living legend is confronted with the more human facets of her persona. Cast calls for 4 identifying F. Attendant, explores a surprise discovery in the Ladies Room during the Twenty-Seventh Annual Academy Awards. An unlikely...
    A pair of one acts which explore the darker side of Hollywood's Golden Age. In Blonde Ambition, set in the star dressing of Twentieth Century Fox, studies the true price of fame when a living legend is confronted with the more human facets of her persona. Cast calls for 4 identifying F. Attendant, explores a surprise discovery in the Ladies Room during the Twenty-Seventh Annual Academy Awards. An unlikely series of events occurs between a Hollywood hack and a washroom attendant when they stumble among a misplaced Oscar. Cast calls for 2 identifying F.
  • SQUEAKERS
    2 players, one baby. In a game of their own choosing, a pair of competitors face off to challenge oout only themselves, but the rules of game.
  • [INSERT NAME] Has Exited the Game
    In the online world of digital gaming, what exactly is being hunted? Set in the free-to-play world of DrägonZden, an on-line shooter-survival game where four or more players fight not only zombie reptiles, but also each other. [INSERT NAME] Has Exited the Game explores how digital life can bleed into actual reality. Game Rating M.
  • Hand the Sanitizer
    A short piece for these highly hygiene conscious times. Two persons, one minute. Just add sanitizer.
  • Papoose
    Commissioned by Kitchen Dog Theatre and the DFW One-Minute Play Festival, Papoose tells of a modern parental dilemma.
  • COLD STONE BUTCH
    Cold Stone Butch asks how exactly social expectations and imposed identities control us. In equal parts of humor and pathos, this black comedy explores relationships to discover what happens when a soul’s true impulses are revealed? Script length 89 pages with a running time of 1 hour and 20 minutes. Simple staging with emphasis on light and sounds cues
  • Disco Inferno
    In the world of competitive disco, there is no place for family loyalty. Top dance honors only go to those who dedicate their lives to the art. Sam Iacovelli is one such contender. Follow his story of betrayal, time-travel, and paradoxes to find out what really happened during the dog days of 1982 Disco Dancin’ finals.
  • A Very Sartre Christmas
    The night before Christmas, three vastly-different couples find themselves stuck in the holiday hell of a Santa’s Workshop line. When Pinterest expectations and exhaustion colludes, the couples grapple with how far they will go for a perfect childhood holiday.