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Krista Knight

 
Birth Place:
Silicon Valley
Bio:
Krista Knight is a Juilliard Lila Acheson Wallace Playwrights Fellow (2016-2018), Page 73 Playwriting Fellow (2007), MacDowell Fellow (2008), Shank Playwriting Fellow at the Vineyard Theatre (2011-2012), and Vanderbilt Writer-in-Residence (current). Plays include LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY (2019 Kilroys ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Silicon Valley

Bio:
Krista Knight is a Juilliard Lila Acheson Wallace Playwrights Fellow (2016-2018), Page 73 Playwriting Fellow (2007), MacDowell Fellow (2008), Shank Playwriting Fellow at the Vineyard Theatre (2011-2012), and Vanderbilt Writer-in-Residence (current). Plays include LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY (2019 Kilroys ... (read complete bio)
 

Krista Knight Biography

Krista Knight is a Juilliard Lila Acheson Wallace Playwrights Fellow (2016-2018), Page 73 Playwriting Fellow (2007), MacDowell Fellow (2008), Shank Playwriting Fellow at the Vineyard Theatre (2011-2012), and Vanderbilt Writer-in-Residence (current). Plays include LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY (2019 Kilroys List), DON’T STOP ME (new musical with Dave Malloy), KIRK AT THE SF AIRPORT HYATT (NYTW’s Summer Residency, Vineyard reading), PRIMAL PLAY (New Georges), SELKIE (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dutch Kills) and 17 plays and musicals for young audiences. BA: Brown University. MA: Performance Studies from NYU. MFA Playwriting: UCSD. www.KristaKnight.com




Krista Knight News

Page 73 Announces Playwriting Fellowship Semifinalists Photo Page 73 Announces Playwriting Fellowship Semifinalists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Page 73 has announced 13 semifinalists for the 2023 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. The selected playwright will be Page 73’s 20th Fellow, honored during the organization’s 25th anniversary year.

Made-for-TV Opera Miniseries To Premiere On ALL ARTS This Fall Photo Made-for-TV Opera Miniseries To Premiere On ALL ARTS This Fall
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčALL ARTS,¬†the New York Emmy-winning multimedia streaming platform dedicated to the arts, will present the world premiere of Experiments in Opera‚Äôs made-for-TV opera¬†Everything for Dawn¬†this fall.¬†

Chance Theater Presents WE AIN'T EVER GONNA BREAK UP: THE HYMON & PARFUNKEL STORY Photo Chance Theater Presents WE AIN'T EVER GONNA BREAK UP: THE HYMON & PARFUNKEL STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, will present a workshop production of an original two-man folk musical parody as part of its 2022 OTR New Works Series.

University Of The Arts' Polyphone Festival Returns In-Person For 2022 Photo University Of The Arts' Polyphone Festival Returns In-Person For 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2022

University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for the eighth annual Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals.

Manhattan School Of Music Presents Stephen Sondheim's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Photo Manhattan School Of Music Presents Stephen Sondheim's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2022

Manhattan School of Music's Musical Theatre program, launched in fall 2016, welcomes back audiences to Neidorff-Karpati Hall for its spring mainstage production of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. The production will run for four performances, March 25-27.

Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE Photo Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

 Fault Line Theatre will continue the 2022 Season of Irons in the  Fire, the organization’s reading series of new plays in development, with God Save the Queer by Zackary Grady, directed by Portia Krieger and featuring Michael Urie (George), Mallory Portnoy (Charlotte), Keshav Moodliar (Tariq), Seth Clayton (Louis), and Mary McCann (Kate).

Manhattan School of Music to Present New Musical by Dave Malloy & Krista Knight Photo Manhattan School of Music to Present New Musical by Dave Malloy & Krista Knight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2022

Manhattan School of Music will present a workshop presentation of Don’t Stop Me, a new musical by Dave Malloy and Krista Knight directed by Chloe Treat at the Riverside Church Theatre (91 Claremont Ave New York, NY 10027), February 17-20.

Page 73 Announces Marvin González De León as 2022 Playwriting Fellow Photo Page 73 Announces Marvin González De León as 2022 Playwriting Fellow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022

Page 73 has¬†announced¬†Marvin Gonz√°lez De Le√≥n¬†as 2022 Playwriting Fellow, selected from a group of 10 semifinalists and three finalists for the 2022 Fellowship‚ÄĒnarrowed from a pool of over 300 applicants.

BWW Review: WE NEED A LOT OF CHRISTMAS Keeps the Holiday Spirit Alive Photo BWW Review: WE NEED A LOT OF CHRISTMAS Keeps the Holiday Spirit Alive
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 20, 2021

Nothing can put you in the holiday spirit quite so quickly ‚Äď or so successfully ‚Äď as being treated to a musical presentation filled with Christmastide tunes, performed by a swell ensemble of uber-talented performers (with some comedy bits thrown in for good measure, along with a generous dollop of onstage magic)! And when it is preceded by a delicious dinner shared with a whole slew of folks seeking to capture the warmth and camaraderie of a holiday-themed spectacle‚Ķwell, can it get any better?

Page 73 Announces Semifinalists for Playwriting Fellowship Photo Page 73 Announces Semifinalists for Playwriting Fellowship
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021

Page 73 has announced 10 semifinalists for the 2022 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. From a pool of over 300 applicants, Page 73 has selected Melis Aker, Syreeta Briggs, Vichet Chum, Kate Douglas, Ryan Drake, Marvin González De León, Majkin Holmquist, Deepa Purohit, Gab Reisman, and Haygen-Brice Walker.

Krista Knight Videos

STAGE TUBE: Promo for THEATERSPEAK's WRITE OUT FRONT - J. Stephen Brantley Writes a Play
by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2012

THEATERSPEAK will present an installation of more than 70 award-winning and emerging playwrights writing new plays in the storefront window of the Drama Book Shop during store hours, August 13th - September 1st, In each two-hour time slot, a different playwright will write their play on a laptop, while the screen shot of their computer is visible to the street, opening their process up to the passerby on the street. Below, check out a video promo for the event, featuring J.Stephen Brantley of Hard Sparks writing a play