Stacey Rose
Core Writer
Saint Paul, MN
Stacey raises sons, writes plays, saves lives, and loves cats ... at the same damn time.
Biography

Stacey hails from Elizabeth, NJ and Charlotte, NC. respectively. She holds an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from NYU. Her work has been presented at: The Fire This Time Festival, The Brooklyn Generator, The Bushwick Starr Reading Series, Mosaic Theater, The Amoralists Theatre Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, National Black Theatre (The Ballad O' Nigg-O-Lee) and Pillsbury House Theater (Sven, Ole & The Armageddon Myth). She was a semi-finalist at the 2018 Premiere Stages Play Festival (As Is). She was a 2015-16 Dramatists Guild Fellow,  a 2017-18 Playwrights’ Center Many Voices Fellow, and a 2018 Sundance Theatre Lab Fellow.

Plays

by Stacey Rose

The Danger, a theatrical symphony in four movements, is the harrowing tale of the legacy of White supremest patriarchy and its effect on a set of disparate souls all lost in the same dilapidated rail road waiting room desperately trying to find their way. “He” and “She” an interracial couple, has stumbled upon this dystopic universe having escaped the dangers of home, only to find themselves part of a larger more sinister danger governed by Gyp, part mad woman/part sage.  Gyp the self proclaimed Goddess of this world, wields her control over the flesh of The Three Mammies: Chastity, Hope, and Cherish who seek to escape from an impending slaughter on their plantation, and The Entertainers: Try and Vic whose sick sense of brotherhood keep them locked in a no win hustle. He and She, spellbound and enlightened by the power of Gyp’s magic, succumb to their truth and ultimately accept their part in the cyclical madness of the station.

Cast:
4 Black Females 3 Black Males 1 White Female
by Stacey Rose

Millicent Lane is a lifestyle guru who wants to empower YOU, her audience toward the igniting of your  “Alabaster Selves”, the fearless, all-knowing, all-seeing White Male who lives within all people and who is the key to sustainable happiness.  Over the course of the evening Millicent,  guides the audience through the story of her struggle with identity and how she finally came to embrace her alabaster self … or has she?

Cast:
3 Black Females 1 Black Male 1 White Female 1 White Male
by Stacey Rose

Alice Johnson has crafted the ideal life for herself and her husband Howard. At the crux of her marital success? Her absolutely irresistible Apple Crumb Pie that contains a secret ingredient that makes it very difficult for Howard to say no. Tonight they celebrate Howard’s early retirement, a celebration that Alice has plotted for the last 28 years. What she hadn’t accounted for, were variables. When two unexpected guests arrive to sup, Alice’s plans for a tropical future begin to dissipate and madness ensues.

Cast:
2 Females 2 Males

Successes

Many Voices Fellow Stacey Rose will be attending Sundance Theatre Lab in Marrakech, Morocco with her play America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of The American Negro. The piece will be directed by Logan Vaughn.