Hailey Bachrach

Hailey Bachrach

Writer/dramaturg from Oregon.

Plays

  • Coyote Song
    A man and a woman meet and fall in love in the Oregon desert.
  • Clarissant
    After fall of King Arthur's court at Camelot, Arthur's niece Clarissant is the only one left to rule her family's lands. She joins forces with her brothers' widows to explore her family's role in the fall of Camelot, and whether her mother's dark legacy will poison her rule before it begins.
  • Canary Birds
    A journalist and a photographer travel to rural Virginia after VE Day in hopes of documenting opposite poles of World War 2: the soldiers who were killed in Europe, and the pacifists who stayed behind. Instead they find a brother and sister who force them to confront their beliefs about peace, cowardice, and the purpose of war.
  • Susannah and Figaro
    Figaro and Susannah are set to marry, but the Count they serve is determined to win Susannah for himself. An adaptation of Beaumarchais' Marriage of Figaro, with a queer, contemporary twist.
  • The Annotated Telemachy
    In the Odyssey, Telemachus travels to the house of Menelaus and Helen. In this ten-minute play, with the help of a narrator, he meets their daughter Hermione, and they consider the legacy of their parents.
  • Hero
    A loose adaptation of Euripides' Alcestis. After his wife unexpectedly returns from the dead, King Admetus of Thessaly finds that his citizens have lost all confidence in his fitness to rule, a situation that his patron god Apollo is confident they can manage. Meanwhile, his wife Alcestis learns that returning from death does not come without a price.