Mackenna Goodrich

Mackenna Goodrich

Mackenna Goodrich (she/her) is an actor-director-choreographer-playwright-dramaturg (so many hyphens!) from Phoenix, Arizona. BA Drama from Kenyon College, Class of 2020. Currently, she is the Artistic Assistant for The 24 Hour Plays and the Assistant Dramaturg for The Road Theatre Company's Under Construction 2. Her written work has been a part of the Stagefemmes Alumni One Act Festival, the Bad Play...
Mackenna Goodrich (she/her) is an actor-director-choreographer-playwright-dramaturg (so many hyphens!) from Phoenix, Arizona. BA Drama from Kenyon College, Class of 2020. Currently, she is the Artistic Assistant for The 24 Hour Plays and the Assistant Dramaturg for The Road Theatre Company's Under Construction 2. Her written work has been a part of the Stagefemmes Alumni One Act Festival, the Bad Play Festival, the Arizona Young Playwrights' Festival, and The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues. She spent the pandemic playing The Sims 4, which a type of experimental theatre if you think about it really hard.

Plays

  • Chicken Dance
    Cory is a ballerina, three months away from high school graduation. As a big audition approaches, she starts to drown under a combination of social, romantic, and professional pressures. Also, a big stuffed chicken in dancing in her bedroom.
  • One Doobie Stick
    A mom's mission to buy a single joint from her son's best friend.
  • maybe you should just try harder next time
    College professor Emilia is stunned when her high school ex-boyfriend, Henry, shows up in her office after 15 years of not speaking. When a mysterious lockdown occurs, Emilia finds herself trapped with Henry, who asks her to confront if and how their past has impacted their present. A play about old wounds, life-altering decisions, and what we carry with us from adolescence to adulthood.

Recommended by Mackenna Goodrich

  • For Your Consideration
    18 Feb. 2022
    I loved it. Jasmine displays a masterful ability to use different forms of media in a story meant for the stage. I loved the use of these artificial, over-the-top, and absurd dating shows in order to tell this very complex and real human story. A type of play I really love.