Famous Last Words

by Gregory Crafts
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“…a swift, dark comedy of character.”

Mark Hein

Critic, The Theatre Ghost

Famous Last Words

(2M, 1F)

In a post-apocalyptic world, three survivors find their own unique profound truths when confronted with their own mortality.

Famous Last Words premiered on January 28th, 2012 at NoHo Stages in North Hollywood, CA as a part of Theatre Unleashed’s 24-Hour Theatre Festival, When Pigs Fly. It was inspired by Pink Floyd’s When The Tigers Broke Free.

Directed by Samantha Shada, the cast featured Dex Matthews as Tim, Heather Lake as Cat and Carlos Martinez as Carl. Stage Manager Erin Scott.

Production History

April 2019
Part of The BoomStick Theater Spotlight Series
Presented by BoomStick Theater
Directed by Jackson Kendall

Tim – Matthew Sanderson
Cat – Kiri Callaghan 
Carl – Lachlan McKinney

September 2017
Part of O’ShadowsFest III: In 3D
Presented by The Offending Shadows Theatre Company
Directed by Stepy Kamei

Tim – Twon Pope
Cat – Jenny Ashe
Carl – Eric Cire

Oct-Nov 2014
Part of Stage Fright at The Belfry Stage
Produced by Theatre Unleashed
Directed by Ann Hurd

Tim – Eric Stachura
Cat – Melita M. Camilo
Carl – Lee Pollero

January 2012
Part of When Pigs Fly at NoHo Stages
Produced by Theatre Unleashed
Directed by Samantha Shada

Tim – Dex Matthews
Cat – Heather Lake
Carl – Carlos Martinez

Material Wealth

Material Wealth

MATERIAL WEALTH (Basically King Lear) is a comedy short film created for the 2019 48-Hour Comedy Film Project. From award-winning Los Angeles production company Hold For Plane Pictures. When his wealthy parents pass away, down-on-his-luck Cooper appears to have once again been forgotten, but he soon learns a valuable lesson in what’s truly important. Plus, he meets a knight!

23 Excellent Playwriting Resources

23 Excellent Playwriting Resources

One of the many things we have at Theatre Unleashed is a playwriting unit. We swap pages and offer constructive critique. We pitch ideas and solicit feedback. We talk about elements of our current projects we’re struggling with. It’s a fun, laid-back, and supportive environment.

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