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John Crutchfield

Born in Austin, Texas, raised in rural Watauga County, North Carolina, and educated in the public schools of North Carolina and at Cornell University, John Crutchfield is a writer and performer currently based in Berlin, Germany. His plays Ivory, The Songs Of Robert, Ruth, Twelve Treatises On Memory, The Labyrinth, Solstice, Landscape With Missing Person, Come Thick Night, and The Strange And Tragical Adventures Of Pinocchio have been produced regionallyin the U.S., as have numerous shorter works. He has collaborated and performed with X Factor Dance, Sans Pointe Dance, Legacy Butoh, Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre, and Anemone Dance Theatre, and has been an artist-in residence at the Djerassi Artists Foundation, Headlands Center for the Arts, the Association d’Art de La Napoule (France), and the Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe (Germany). At present, he teaches creative writing part-time through Lenoir-Rhyne University's Center for Graduate Studies, freelances as a literary translator, and serves as Associate Artistic Director at The Magnetic Theatre.

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Plays by John Crutchfield on Indie Theater Now

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  • Ivory IVORY
    By John Crutchfield
    A drama in two acts about a group of young graduate students who must choose between personal loyalty and professional ambition in the perilous halls of Academia.
  • Landscape+With+Missing+Person LANDSCAPE WITH MISSING PERSON
    By John Crutchfield
    A teenage railroad-punk, a strange middle-aged man, and a road-trip across America: what begins as a chance encounter turns into a wild and unpredictable quest in search of True Love.
  • Ruth RUTH
    By John Crutchfield
    A lyric drama in which the Biblical story of Ruth is re-imagined in a contemporary, Southern Appalachian setting.
  • Solstice SOLSTICE
    By John Crutchfield
    A volatile black comedy for the darkest night of the year.
  • The+Labyrinth THE LABYRINTH
    By John Crutchfield
    A phantasmagorical verse drama about a young man’s journey to the Underworld to understand the suicide of his best friend.
  • The+Songs+of+Robert THE SONGS OF ROBERT
    By John Crutchfield
    A folk musical for one performer with a motley cast of characters that tells the story of a lonely teenager growing up in the mountains of southern Appalachia.

Latest News About John Crutchfield

New play published: Ivory
A drama in two acts about a group of young graduate students who must choose between personal loyalty and professional ambition in the perilous halls of Academia. By: John Crutchfield
posted by Indie Theater Now Dec 27, 2013

New play published: Landscape With Missing Person
A teenage railroad-punk, a strange middle-aged man, and a road-trip across America: what begins as a chance encounter turns into a wild and unpredictable quest in search of True Love. By: John Crutchfield
posted by Indie Theater Now Oct 8, 2013

Martin Denton reviews Landscape with Missing Person: A Comedy About Finding What You Didn't Know You Were Looking For
In a year that has seen many more than its share of dystopic and apocalyptic visions on stage, it is a breath of fresh, clear, cool air to discover John Crutchfield's stunning new play...
posted by Indie Theater Now Aug 12, 2013

New ITN podcast: John Crutchfield
John Crutchfield talks about his work as a playwright with ITN editor Martin Denton. John's newest play, Landscape With Missing Person, currently at the New York International Fringe Festival is the main work discussed. (23:07)
posted by Indie Theater Now Aug 12, 2013

John Crutchfield On the Air

John Crutchfield: John Crutchfield talks about his work as a playwright with ITN editor Martin Denton. John's newest play, Landscape With Missing Person, currently at the New York International Fringe Festival is the main work discussed.

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