Kerri Kochanski

BIOGRAPHY

Kerri Kochanski is an author and playwright. Her work has been performed throughout the United States and Canada, and off-off Broadway. Plays include: THE PENNSYLVANIA TRILOGY - CHOSEN, COLLEGEBURG, USA: THE TRUE STORY OF A TOWN IN CRISIS IN THE ADVENT OF A RACIST REGIME, OR PRIVILEGED, OR SUPREME (WE ARE GOING TO HAVE THIS CONVERSATION) and CREEP, THE FOOD MONOLOGUES, THE PINK PLAYS, THE MARRIAGE PLAYS: TILL DEATH DO US PART, COMMUNICATING THROUGH THE SUNSET, SPITTING DAISIES, and numerous short plays and monologues.

Excerpts from her dramatic work have been performed in various thespian festivals across the United States, and have been published in anthologies by Smith & Kraus, Meriwether, Dramatic Publishing, ICWP, Cengage Learning, and Applause Books. She is the author of the book, Quirky And Dramatic Monologues, and the pop culture/humor book, 1,001 People That Suck. She is a resident playwright with The Witherspoon Circle (Princeton, NJ) and Emerging Artists Theatre (NYC). Her work has received support from the NJ Council for the Humanities and The Puffin Foundation. She received a MFA in Playwriting from Columbia University. She lives in Greater Philadelphia.

 

NOTE FROM PLAYWRIGHT

I like to write short, quirky and dramatic plays for Teens and dramatic, full-length plays for Adults. My full-length plays feature big, bold ideas. They are visceral plays with depth, imagination, emotion, and theatricality. I also like to write plays for social change.

 

WEBSITE

www.kerrikochanski.com

 

CONTACT

kerrikochanski@gmail.com

 

LIST OF PLAYS

THE FOOD MONOLOGUES Amazon

THE PINK PLAYS - Amazon

COMMUNICATING THROUGH THE SUNSET - Amazon

SPITTING DAISIES - Amazon

CREEP - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/92645/creep

ANIMALS - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/144087/animals

THE CHILD - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/72194/child

VARSITY GLADIATOR - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/72188/varsity-gladiator

SPLIT ENDS - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/72209/split-ends

PATTYCAKE - https://newplayexchange.org/plays/90890/pattycake

 

NOTE FROM MonologueBank

Material purchased on this website may be utilized for personal, non-commercial use for auditions or educational purposes.  For all other inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or other types of use, contact the Writer directly at kerrikochanski@gmail.com.

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Frank confesses his love to a young woman.

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A sad, depressed girl explains why she spit daisies in her boyfriend's face in front of the whole cafeteria.

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Frank wants to save the life of the Girl who unknowingly saved his.

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A "loser" asserts her individuality and tells off her friend.

Kerri Kochanski

A 15-year old girl rejects "peer pressure," and asserts her individuality.

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An anorexic teen "breaks down" because she is being forced to eat.