Grace Connolly

Grace Connolly

Grace Connolly’s Literary publications include Never Apologize/Year of the Pig (Bluestockings Magazine), Flying (Cleaver Magazine), The Fool (Blackheart Magazine), The Real Bourgeois (The Commonline Journal), Pieces in Blazevox Magazine, SCARS Publications, and many more. She is a playwright and screenwriter and has developed, staged and performed work(s) at venues including LaMama E.T.C. (script development...
Grace Connolly’s Literary publications include Never Apologize/Year of the Pig (Bluestockings Magazine), Flying (Cleaver Magazine), The Fool (Blackheart Magazine), The Real Bourgeois (The Commonline Journal), Pieces in Blazevox Magazine, SCARS Publications, and many more. She is a playwright and screenwriter and has developed, staged and performed work(s) at venues including LaMama E.T.C. (script development with Obie-Award winner Ping Chong), Dixon Place, Primary Stages, The Wild Project, Bowery Poetry Club, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Krane, The Fresh Fruit Festival, Great Lakes Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Freddy’s in Brooklyn. Education and Training: UCLA, KSU (B.A.), Primary Stages ESPA. She is currently head of production for the new radio play division at Cleaver Magazine set to launch in Fall 2016. Follow her writers page on Facebook for news and updates or Insta and Twitter @reforminghipster #playwrightslife

Plays

  • The Trigger Effect
    In a two hander about power and loneliness, leading lady Mira invites a young intern, Jameson to run lines with her on a cold winter evening in Ohio. As The Actress molds her protégé their affair turns into a fated journey with a piano through line documenting Jameson's inevitable demise as the trigger effect takes hold.
  • Devastated No Matter What
    In this contemporary twist on "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner", Riley and Tristan are the perfect couple entertaining who is sure to be the most difficult guest. Tensions come to ahead in an unexpected way when baggage and boundaries intersect