Bailey Jordan Garcia

Bailey Jordan Garcia

Bailey Jordan Garcia is a playwright/actor who has just earned their BFA in Playwriting from The New School. Bailey aims to write work that is dark, dangerous, and thought-provoking that usually speaks to the LGBT community and/or speaks on religion.

Bailey has won "Best Play" at The Players Theatre's Short Play Festival, had shorts featured on podcasts, had readings of full...
Bailey Jordan Garcia is a playwright/actor who has just earned their BFA in Playwriting from The New School. Bailey aims to write work that is dark, dangerous, and thought-provoking that usually speaks to the LGBT community and/or speaks on religion.

Bailey has won "Best Play" at The Players Theatre's Short Play Festival, had shorts featured on podcasts, had readings of full lengths with well-established companies, was one of the winners of The Blank's "Young Playwright Festival", and had a staged reading of their play "Pedo Punchers" with The Blank back in 2021.

Currently, Bailey's in Playground-Ones' Residency program under commission for their new full-length entitled "Is This Beauty". They're also a Writer's Room PA for a new show for Amazon!

Plays

  • Pedo Punchers
    Synopsis: The Pedo Punchers (short for Pedophile Punchers) are a group of college-aged kids who come together and tackle pedophilia head first by luring men, exclusively from Grindr, to meet them in the back of a Walmart and exposing them on camera for thousands of followers. And they'll do it by any means necessary. This is a play follows the leader of the group, Jackson, as he and his crew narrow in on...
    Synopsis: The Pedo Punchers (short for Pedophile Punchers) are a group of college-aged kids who come together and tackle pedophilia head first by luring men, exclusively from Grindr, to meet them in the back of a Walmart and exposing them on camera for thousands of followers. And they'll do it by any means necessary. This is a play follows the leader of the group, Jackson, as he and his crew narrow in on suspected pedo “Chub_Daddy” and plan for their biggest catch ever.
  • Eternal Contrast
    Two teenage girls, Regan and Vanessa, embark on a five day long road trip to honor their idols. But these idols aren’t pop stars or athletes -- they are Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris: The Columbine Shooters. As they make their way to the memorial of the 20th Anniversary of the shooting, the girls egg each other on to embrace the darkness and danger within themselves, causing death and destruction in their wake...
    Two teenage girls, Regan and Vanessa, embark on a five day long road trip to honor their idols. But these idols aren’t pop stars or athletes -- they are Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris: The Columbine Shooters. As they make their way to the memorial of the 20th Anniversary of the shooting, the girls egg each other on to embrace the darkness and danger within themselves, causing death and destruction in their wake. They ask themselves, how far would you go for someone you love?
  • What to Expect When You're Expecting Our Lord and Savior
    Finding out you’re “with child” is a shock to any relationship, but when it’s your boyfriend telling you that he’s suddenly become pregnant with the next reincarnation of Jesus, it becomes a tad more complicated. This queer tragicomedy looks at the intricacies in relationships and faithfulness, and truly asks what can you expect when you’re expecting our lord and savior?
  • Good Good Girls
    Three 5 year olds sit, bored. They're just waiting and waiting. For what? Well to grow up, of course! The girls try to understand what it means to be a woman and what it's like to HAVE BOOBS (sorry for saying boobs...) . The piece explores the toxic feminine traits that are ingrained in us from a young age and how we learn ourself worth, through the lens of children
  • This Is Beauty
    A choreopoem about young love in the snow.
  • Tvilah (or Arriving Where She Left)
    She has been gone for a year now. No one is quite sure how or why. A group of those closest to Her, comes together at Bethesda Fountain, Her favorite spot, to try to... grieve? Relive old memories? Get Her back? This becomes a quirky, yet heart felt, exploration of how we mourn, the ways religion touches the most secular of us, and what we are truly, deeply afraid of.
  • An Abstinent Orgy; or Two Pigeons Fighting Over a Hotdog
    Set in an almost completely contactless world, a few years in the future, five high-school seniors take on one of their toughest tasks -- completing a power point presentation on abstinence. The piece plays with the idea of intimacy all while only being able to connect through their zoom windows.

    ** written with Taylor Monet Welch
  • Tyler Wallace's Graduation Send-Off
    Tyler Wallace has a list. No, not a bucket list, but rather, a "fuck-it list". A list of all the people he wants to make amends to -- and he's going to invite them all to a party! Between asshole jocks and a out-of-reach love interest, Tyler wants to make amends. And he'll do it by any means necessary.

    Based on the Short Story: "Hallway Parasite" by Taylor Monet Welch
  • K-I-S-S-I-N-G
    On a first date, two women imagine their future together.
  • ChuckEology
    100 years from now, the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the teens who quarantined themselves inside the Chuck E Cheese they worked at, still quarantined, have turned the play space into a home, sanctuary, and a church. But, their religion is challenged when a member brings some information about the outside world.
  • The Rebirth of Zora Audley Jones
    It's Zora Audley Jones' 21st Birthday and she's decided to celebrate a little differently this year. After coming out as transgender only a few months prior, with the help of her wary boyfriend, Zora relives her birthdays as a girl.
  • A Who's Done It!
    Mr. Mayor has been murdered on Mt. Crumpet and it's up to Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch to solve the case!

    *written with Eric Garcia
  • Princess Bootcamp
    In preparation for her princess birthday party, Mckenna takes it upon herself to train her classmate Julie on how to be the perfect princess. But, Julie seems to have more of an affinity for knights and dragons than balancing books on her head. 
  • The Condemnation of the High Minded
    A long overdue conversation between a mother and her daughter, spanning being queer, religion, and what it means to love someone else.