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"One of downtown's most bracing talents." - NYT

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Crystal is an award winning playwright, fictional podcast writer, and comic book author who creates darkly funny, high-concept work with heart and edge. She is the author of the acclaimed NY Times' Critics Pick play OPEN which received its first international tour in Italy this fall. Upcoming works include her award-winning fictional podcast THE MAGICIAN's MAGICIAN, new play commission THE ROCKET MEN, and the American Premieres of RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD and MARY AND MAX the musical. You can listen to KING KIRBY at Broadway Podcast Network. Crystal has written for Stories Podcast with Wondery Kids, Girl Tales, Adventure Time comics, Marvel, and WebToon Studios (EAT FIGHTER, below). She teaches playwriting at the College of Performing Arts at the New School.


UPCOMING in 2023!

March 3rd- 5th
The award-winning play, revised after its 2022 UK Premiere,  receives its first licensed production at Webster University in St. Louis! 
March 16th - 26th 
A workshop with Drew and Dane Productions and The University of Maryland. 

Chat with author Amy Brady about the power of this coming of age environmental play HERE

April 13-16th
This new play commission from Alabama Center for the Arts, has its first showing at Athens State University directed by Hugh Long. Then... 
June 12th-14th 
HE ROCKET MEN gets a Playwrights' Lab Workshop as a Playwrights' Center Core Member. 

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