Clinton Festa

Clinton Festa

Clinton Festa began his career as a writer and cartoonist for his campus humor magazine. Since then he's had short plays produced around the U.S. and Canada, comedy sketches that have placed in national competitions, and a novel recently published with CamCat Books (Ancient Canada: a Mythological Tale). He recently wrote and directed a seven-episode action-comedy podcast called The Malone Family in the...
Clinton Festa began his career as a writer and cartoonist for his campus humor magazine. Since then he's had short plays produced around the U.S. and Canada, comedy sketches that have placed in national competitions, and a novel recently published with CamCat Books (Ancient Canada: a Mythological Tale). He recently wrote and directed a seven-episode action-comedy podcast called The Malone Family in the Enchanted Forest (produced by the Cary Playwrights' Forum). Clinton runs an online book drive for inmates in prisons and juvenile detention centers called Sentences Book Donations. He lives in Greensboro, NC with his wife and children.

Plays

  • Little Timmy Fell Down the Well Again
    Premise: what if a Hollywood movie studio hired an unconventional acting coach to deploy all the 'Oscar bait' necessary to achieve Oscar glory?
  • Area 51 Bring Your Kids to Work Day
    Premise: what if Area 51 had a 'bring your kids to work day'?
  • Dr. Melissa's Online Neurosurgery Class
    Premise: what if, due to COVID, a neurosurgery professor had to finish her fourth-year medical students with online classes?
  • Henry VIII's Gender Reveal Party
    Premise: what if King Henry VIII of England were convinced he was having a son, and decided to throw a gender reveal party?
  • Possessed by the Ex
    Premise: what if your mom's body were possessed by your dad's ex-fiancée?
  • The Experience
    Premise: what if a restaurant served emotions instead of food?
  • Dragonslayer
    Premise: what if, on the day in history when they were giving out last names, one guy wanted the name "Dragonslayer"?