Christian St. Croix
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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“I’m inspired by a curiosity of strangers. I use it to tell slice-of-life stories that center human drama and relationships; tales of marginalized communities and their everyday villains.”


Christian St. Croix is an award-winning playwright and the creative director of Boy and Monster, a theatre collective producing plays that center Black LGBTQ characters and stories. He currently resides in San Diego, CA.

Christian’s works include include teen plays, ZACK, a satire on 90s Saturday morning sitcoms, and the streetwear fairytale; Princes, winner of the 2017 San Diego International Fringe Festival Award for Outstanding LGBT Performance, and the sci-fi drama, Frisco.

His most recent play, Monsters of the American Cinema was selected to receive a workshop and full production with Scripps Ranch Theatre's 2018 Out on a Limb New Play Series. It was then produced by Boy and Monster for the 2019 San Diego International Fringe Festival where it won three awards including Artists' Pick and the Cultural Exchange Award winning it a trip to be performed at a Fringe festival abroad. The script was recently added as a reading and study assignment for Carnegie Mellon University's Fall 2019 dramatic writing course, "Playwriting: Writing a Multicultural World".

Outside of writing for theatre, he’s the author of M., a collection of prose, poetry and microfiction that Outword Magazine describes as, ”Raw. Real. Radical. Racy.”

Christian is a member of the New Play Exchange, the Dramatists Guild and the Playwrights Center.

PLAYS

 

SELECTED SCRIPTS

  • DARTH & LUKE - 10 MINUTE

    Darnell and Lucas, brothers and b-boys, were on a rise to early 2000s fame as dance duo, “Darth and Luke.” But when Lucas came out of the closet, it put an end to both their dreams of stardom and their relationship. Sixteen years later, Lucas makes an unexpected visit to the Miami pizza shop Darnell runs with his husband, Yona, offering a proposal and carrying a secret.

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  • TIANA - 10 MINUTE

    At a dining table in Disneyland, formerly incarcerated Erica tries to connect with her gay, estranged teenage son, Julian, over pizza, video games and Princess Tiana.

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  • MONSTERS OF THE AMERICAN CINEMA - ONE ACT

    When his husband dies, Remy Washington, a Black man in his late 30s, finds himself both the owner of a drive-in movie theater in Santee, California, and a caregiver to his late husband’s white, 16-year-old son, Pup.

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  • COLD FOAM - MONOLOGUE
    Sarah Cooper, a white woman in her 40s, loves sweetened cold foam on her coffee, voted for Hilary Clinton and just called the police on a Black man inside of a Starbucks.

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  • SUGAR TOOTH - SHORT

    Set in a small-town Florida diner, this short slice-of-life drama follows Candace, stressed-out waitress and caregiver to Star, a neglectful friend’s 8-year-old daughter. Candace’s man-beast boyfriend, Joey, stops by to ask her to keep another kind of package, shaped like a brick of cocaine, but he’ll only call it “pound cake.”

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  • ZACK - ONE ACT

    Inspired by the Saturday morning teen sitcoms of the early 90s like Saved By the Bell, ZACK is a one-act play, set in 1991, that follows Gina and P.J., two teens of color enrolled in a mostly white Southern California high school who find themselves hand-chosen to be members of an elite clique of cool students led by prank-happy new student, Zack.

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ZINES

 
 

Get into this collection of micro-stories featuring a nameless narrator and his hilariously, annoying boyfriend, Keoni.

 

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BOOKS

 
 
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“Raw. Real. Radical. Racy.”

- Outward Magazine

“I love him so,” Christian St. Croix writes in his collection of untitled prose and poetry. “But when he falls asleep, I’m going to put my clothes back on and go home.” Visceral and candid, M. tells tiny tales of queer love and sexuality. St. Croix’s a bruising, millennial romantic who'll pull you into kisses by your waistband, list off all of the sexy things that he can do with your shirt, and then warn you that he is not yours.

 
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