Lindsay Hayward

Lindsay Hayward

Hayward is a Texan Dramatists Guild member, AEA actor and register V/O talent. Her work has been produced on three continents, and throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She has also written for The Lasso, 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. Hayward is the Education Manager for the historic...
Hayward is a Texan Dramatists Guild member, AEA actor and register V/O talent. Her work has been produced on three continents, and throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She has also written for The Lasso, 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. Hayward is the Education Manager for the historic Casa Mañana Theatre. She is often double-booked and usually tired.

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.
  • 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.
  • VICTIM:Female
    This short, solo piece examines why women devour true crime. What exactly makes the modern female psyche so ravenous for violence, especially against other women? This dark comedy purges the myths involving femininity and fatality. Calls for 1 F-identifying performer and minimum set.
  • 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.
  • Fingered
    Late at night, in the bowels of a dive bar's toilet, a bachelorette party takes an unexpected turn towards the demonic. Featuring frenemies and disembodied body parts, Fingered is a darkly comedic journey into personal damnation. Calls for: 3F-Identifying/ 1G-Neutral performers. Running time: 10 mins.
  • Shoot to Wound Not Bury Me
    Set in a modern American classroom, two students grapple with educational ideals all while a bell rings. Winding down, what will happen when the final beep sounds? Calls for 1 F-identifying/ 1-M identifying performers, and run under 20 minutes.
  • [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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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