Julia Specht

Julia Specht

Julia Specht's plays include Down Cleghorn (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Patty, Allston Rat City (Warner International Play Competition, finalist), among others. Her plays have been produced in Boston and overseas. She's a member of Youngblood.

Plays

  • Yukon
    A woman gets injured while dog sledding and has a conversation with her dead brother.
  • Patty
    Bigfoot hunters in 2016.
  • Trigger Warning
    A woman tries to help her father & uncle get their hoarding under control.
  • Down Cleghorn
    Two sisters attempt to bake a casserole for the daughter of the recently deceased local funeral director who used to care for them. Their mother takes issue. Family drama ensues. A play deeply connected to the regional history of Fitchburg, MA.
  • Bridal Boutique
    Post-election wedding dress shopping.
  • Precious Little Things
    A woman wrestles with anxiety at the thought of being a mother on the day of her baby shower. Meanwhile, the ducks from her baby shower decorations taunt her with nursery rhymes.
  • Allston Rat City
    A couple's relationship crumbles as one of them drifts deeper into psychotic depression. Meanwhile, the rats of Allston have decided to take over the city. Warner International Playwriting Competition finalist.
  • Promises (co-written with Meron Langsner)
    A couple wrestles - literally - with infidelity