Kelly McAllister

APRIL'S FOOL

A metaphysical comedy about the search for peace, love and understanding in an ever shifting world full of madness, decorative axes, and deadly pinball machines.

BURNING THE OLD MAN

Two feuding brothers try to bring their late father’s ashes to a final resting place.

FENWAY: LAST OF THE BOHEMIANS

An adaptation of Uncle Vanya set in the 1980’s on a hippie commune.

LAST CALL

A wise and moving comic drama about the ways some of us heed life’s wake-up calls—and the ways the rest of us ignore them.

MUSE OF FIRE

A pair of new muses join a college theatre group in the hopes of turning a young actress into a great artist

RIDDLE LOST

Jeff Riddle has just died, and with the help of Hel, goddess of Death, and the trickster god Raven, he examines his life and his involvement in the Modoc War and his relationship with the great Modoc leader Captain Jack.

ROSE RED

A musical by Kelly McAllister (book and lyrics) and Kari Kraakevik (music), based on the fairy tale Rose Red and Snow White.

SOME UNFORTUNATE HOUR

A guy, let’s call him Mad Tom, walks into a bar after signing his divorce papers, and promptly loses his mind- aided and abetted by a beautiful woman named Charity and a smart ass bar tender named Janus .

Kelly McAllister is a playwright/actor/director originally from San Jose, California. His first play, LAST CALL, won the Excellence in Playwriting award at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival. In 2005, his play BURNING THE OLD MAN won the New York Innovative Theatre (NYIT) award for outstanding full length script. He was a finalist for the 2011 Heideman Award, part of the Humana Festival at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, for HELA AND TROY. Other plays include SOME UNFORTUNATE HOUR; FENWAY: LAST OF THE BOHEMIANS; MUSE OF FIRE; STRONG TEA; and THE MORONS. As a playwright, he has worked with Divadlo na Zabradli of Prague, Oregon Shakespeare Festifval, hope theatre, inc., Boomerang Theatre Company, the Triangle Theatre of North Carolina, Impetuous Theatre Company, The Other Theatre Company of Denver, Art House Productions, and many more. In 2003, he was named Graduate of the Last Decade by San Jose State University. He was also a senior reviewer for nytheatre.com from 2003-2005. His work has been published by The New York Theatre Experience, Inc.; Applause Books; Playscripts, inc.; and Smith and Kraus.