Daniel Repp

Daniel Repp

Daniel writes about the intersection of science, society, and spirituality. His work examines the ideas that keep him up at night through a playful lens. He loves to explore a wide range of styles, including musicals, improv, and plays of all lengths. The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival has recognized Daniel's ten-minute, one-act, and full-length plays, and in 2021 he was the recipient of...
Daniel writes about the intersection of science, society, and spirituality. His work examines the ideas that keep him up at night through a playful lens. He loves to explore a wide range of styles, including musicals, improv, and plays of all lengths. The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival has recognized Daniel's ten-minute, one-act, and full-length plays, and in 2021 he was the recipient of their National Undergraduate Playwriting Award. Daniel resides in Bellingham, Washington, where he received bachelors degrees in physics and theatre at Western Washington University.

Plays

  • Good Heavens!
    In this historical comedy, 16th century astronomers Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe are destined to change the course of astronomy--if they can survive religious wars raging in Europe, Kepler's mother being tried for witchcraft, and their own dysfunctional partnership. Hypatia and Guillaume, astronomers from other periods of history, narrate and provide perspective on how privilege impacts who gets to...
    In this historical comedy, 16th century astronomers Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe are destined to change the course of astronomy--if they can survive religious wars raging in Europe, Kepler's mother being tried for witchcraft, and their own dysfunctional partnership. Hypatia and Guillaume, astronomers from other periods of history, narrate and provide perspective on how privilege impacts who gets to shape the scientific historical narrative.
  • Lifted Up
    Pastors and best friends Janet and Maria have their last in-person conversation. Both women are getting old, and Maria plans to upload her consciousness for a digital afterlife while Janet wants to die a natural death.
  • This Time Around
    If two spouses were sent back in time and had to relive their lives from the beginning, would they have a moral obligation to wait for each other? Spoiler alert: they might disagree on the answer.
  • Ready
    Jessica, a medical researcher, makes a deal with Death in exchange for the cure for cancer.
  • Scammed
    A grandma tells her grandsons about a time when a pair of phone scammers tried to trick her and got more than they bargained for.