Lizzy Santana

Lizzy Santana

Lizzy Santana (she/they) is a writer and actor from Wellington, Kansas. She is in her third year at The University of New Orleans pursuing an MFA in Playwriting. As a writer she gravitates towards mythology and horror, the fantastical and the macabre, but also has a love for hyper-realism. She has had her work read at multiple conferences, including the Mid-America Theatre Conference and the William Inge...
Lizzy Santana (she/they) is a writer and actor from Wellington, Kansas. She is in her third year at The University of New Orleans pursuing an MFA in Playwriting. As a writer she gravitates towards mythology and horror, the fantastical and the macabre, but also has a love for hyper-realism. She has had her work read at multiple conferences, including the Mid-America Theatre Conference and the William Inge Theatre Festival. You can currently find her work in the The Hooghly Review Issue 2 and The Pinnacle Issue 2. You can follow her writing journey and other shenanigans on Instagram, @elozerbethh.

If you are interested in reading the full versions of her full-lengths, email her at lizsantana2000@gmail.com.

Plays

  • The Nuclear Family
    An average suburban family in the 1960's unexpectedly finds themselves dealing with the aftereffects of nuclear warfare.

    If you are interested in receiving the full script, email the playwright for details.
  • Anonymous
    In 534 BCE, a young, ambitious woman named Omnipane hears about the new upcoming “tragedy contests,” where writers are encouraged to submit their tragic plays to be performed. Unfortunately for her, women are not allowed to enter. In a fit of rage and prayer, she calls for help to the Gods, hoping that one might hear her cries for help. One does – the fearless drunkard Dionysus. He takes pity on Omnipane,...
    In 534 BCE, a young, ambitious woman named Omnipane hears about the new upcoming “tragedy contests,” where writers are encouraged to submit their tragic plays to be performed. Unfortunately for her, women are not allowed to enter. In a fit of rage and prayer, she calls for help to the Gods, hoping that one might hear her cries for help. One does – the fearless drunkard Dionysus. He takes pity on Omnipane, giving her the ability to enter the contests… by turning her into a man. Now, Omnipane must go undercover as a man named Anonymous, and navigate falling in love with a young woman while also wanting to turn back into her former self.

    If you are interested in reading the full play, email the playwright for more details.
  • Medusa, Modern Woman
    Everyone has heard of the mythological figure Medusa. Everyone knows that she was a villain with snakes for hair and a gaze that could kill. But is that really her story? What is known of us is only a sliver of our reality. This play explores the untold history of Medusa, and how her story is not so unlike the stories of women in the modern day.
  • Just Us Two and the World Outside
    A couple at the end of the world has to decide whether or not to continue their journey or to step out into the unknown.
  • A Baby's Cry
    A man reminisces on when his wife was pregnant and his preparation to becoming a father.
  • Pitch Black
    Two men test the limits of their friendship as they attempt to survive being stranded in a mysterious forest.
  • Please Hold for Zombie Invasion: A Radio Play
    Oh, those pesky zombies. What are you supposed to do if one breaks into the house again? TeleZom can help! This help center will be by your side 'til the very end during this outbreak. Just don't forget to shut the door behind you.
  • Thank You For Coming
    A former couple tries to secure their friendship and what it means to move forward after seeing each other for the first time in a few years.