Annette Storckman

Annette Storckman

Annette Storckman is a New York based playwright and storyteller who just wants to be the Detective Pikachu of the theatre. Ms. Storckman's work has been seen at The Barrow Group, Edinburgh Fringe, Barrington Stage Co, The Secret Theatre, Dixon Place, and at the Clemente Soto Velez as the 2016 Writer in Residence with Spicy Witch Productions. Her play FAIRE will be a part of the Off the Page Reading Series...
Annette Storckman is a New York based playwright and storyteller who just wants to be the Detective Pikachu of the theatre. Ms. Storckman's work has been seen at The Barrow Group, Edinburgh Fringe, Barrington Stage Co, The Secret Theatre, Dixon Place, and at the Clemente Soto Velez as the 2016 Writer in Residence with Spicy Witch Productions. Her play FAIRE will be a part of the Off the Page Reading Series with Ego Actus in 2019. More information at www.annettestorckman.com

Plays

  • Faire
    When the Queen quits mid-season, the Artistic Director has to navigate a web of sexual and professional politics to find her replacement. Once he sets his eyes on Faire newb Mary (and personal pet of the Head Wench, Nikki, and her husband Brian), egos are bruised and crushes are betrayed. A play with music, interspersed with "on the street" scenes, the play aims to discuss how women's ambitions...
    When the Queen quits mid-season, the Artistic Director has to navigate a web of sexual and professional politics to find her replacement. Once he sets his eyes on Faire newb Mary (and personal pet of the Head Wench, Nikki, and her husband Brian), egos are bruised and crushes are betrayed. A play with music, interspersed with "on the street" scenes, the play aims to discuss how women's ambitions are valued, as well as capture the particular charm, and pettiness of Renaissance Faire culture.
  • Mercy, Mercy
    Church organist, Meredith, has recently put her father in a nursing home unable to care for him alone anymore. When his medical bills threaten to bankrupt her, she teams up with her boyfriend- a nurse in her father's home- to kill people so Meredith can play their funeral masses for cash. A comedy mostly about how terrible our elder-care system is, and the moral dissonance between seeking a human right (...
    Church organist, Meredith, has recently put her father in a nursing home unable to care for him alone anymore. When his medical bills threaten to bankrupt her, she teams up with her boyfriend- a nurse in her father's home- to kill people so Meredith can play their funeral masses for cash. A comedy mostly about how terrible our elder-care system is, and the moral dissonance between seeking a human right (healthcare) and needing money to live.

    **PLAY STILL IN PROCESS. 30 PAGES AVAILABLE**
  • Desk Fort
    When a rogue employee hides under his desk on mandatory team meeting day, Middle Manager to the Gods, Samantha Buchanan, must use all her officey whiles to get him out before "The Big Boss" finds out. A fast-paced comedy exploring how much we all hate f*&^ing office work.
  • Blame the Heat
    In the dead of an NYC summer, roommates Marie and Jane have killed a Tinder date and stashed the corpse under the couch. They desperately need an air conditioner before the body stinks up the entire apartment.

    A fast-paced comedy about friendship!
  • Bonesetter: a Tragislasher
    When a series of murders tied to the illustrious Duncan family plagues a small suburban town, young and brainy Clarissa Schmidt is forced into a role of heroism as she tries to save her boyfriend, and herself, from a large man with bloodlust.

    An original adaptation of Thomas Middleton's The Revenger's Tragedy, Bonesetter discusses the correlations between Jacobean Tragedies and slasher...
    When a series of murders tied to the illustrious Duncan family plagues a small suburban town, young and brainy Clarissa Schmidt is forced into a role of heroism as she tries to save her boyfriend, and herself, from a large man with bloodlust.

    An original adaptation of Thomas Middleton's The Revenger's Tragedy, Bonesetter discusses the correlations between Jacobean Tragedies and slasher films through sexual politics, feminism, blood, blood, more blood, and camp.

    Run Time: Aprox 100 minutes
  • The Death of Skankin Pete
    In the year 2007, a ska revival swept the Hudson Valley, Long Island, New Jersey and (it was rumored) California. In a small commuter town of no consequence, Kelly, a high school student, is shocked to find out anyone had ever heard of ska. Her father, Rick, is a trombone player whose glory days were in the late 80's playing in the famous ska band, The Docs. When his first band gets in touch with him to...
    In the year 2007, a ska revival swept the Hudson Valley, Long Island, New Jersey and (it was rumored) California. In a small commuter town of no consequence, Kelly, a high school student, is shocked to find out anyone had ever heard of ska. Her father, Rick, is a trombone player whose glory days were in the late 80's playing in the famous ska band, The Docs. When his first band gets in touch with him to reunite, all parties meet at the Streetlight Manifesto concert, hoping to see the legendary Skankin Pete.

    A celebration of this stupid music genre, THE DEATH OF SKANKIN PETE is an immersive theatrical experience that brings the contemporary ska scene to unwitting patrons.