SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Kilroys Club Further Reading List

Librarians at Seattle Public Library created a curated list of books and other media to accompany the readings from Kilroys Club, our monthly play reading group featuring discussions of new, unpublished plays from the Kilroys List. Enhance your experience with these further readings.

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The Kilroys List
Volume One: 97 Monologues and Scenes by Female and Trans Playwrights
Book - 2017

This anthology collects scenes and monologues from Kilroys List winners in 2014 and 2015. It contains a scene from What Would Crazy Horse Do? by Larissa FastHorse, which is the featured play for Seattle Rep's November 14 Kilroys Club meeting.

 

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The Kilroys List
Volume Two: 67 Monologues and Scenes by Women and Nonbinary Playwrights
Book - 2020

This volume contains either a scene or monologue from each of the plays on the Kilroys List in 2016 and 2017.

 

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Bright Half Life
by Barfield, Tanya
Book - 2015

This play was selected for the List in 2014.

 

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Dance Nation
by Barron, Clare
Book - 2018

This play was selected for the List in 2016. Barron was also selected for the List in 2015 for Dirty Crusty and You Got Older. Barron has previously worked with Seattle Rep's New Works Program through The Other Season.

 

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Dry Powder
by Burgess, Sarah
Book - 2017

Burgess was selected for the List in 2014 for Liquidation Play, in 2015 for Camdenside, and in 2016 for Kings. Seattle Rep staged a production of Dry Powder in 2017.

 

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The Gulf
by Cefaly, Audrey
Book - 2017

Cefaly was selected for the List in 2019 for Alabaster.

 

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The Wolves
by Delappe, Sarah
Book - 2018

This play was selected for the List in 2015.

 

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Fairview
by Drury, Jackie Sibblies
Book - 2019

Drury was selected for the List in 2014 for Really Really Really Really Really. Fairview was announced as a part of Seattle Rep's 2020/21 season, which has been postponed.

 

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Sex With Strangers
by Eason, Laura
Book - 2014

Eason was selected for the List in 2015 for The Undeniable Sound of Right Now.

 

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Humana Festival 2016
The Complete Plays
Book - 2017

This collection contains two selections from Kilroys List 2015: Residence by Laura Jacqmin and Cardboard Piano by Hansol Jung. Jung is currently under commission with Seattle Rep and has workshopped new plays through The Other Season.

 

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by Lee, Kimber
Book - 2015

Lee was selected for the List in 2014 for Different Words for the Same Thing and in 2017 for To the Yellow House. Seattle Rep staged a production of brownsville song (b-side for tray) in 2016.

 

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The Detroit Project
by Morisseau, Dominique
Book - 2018

Morissseau was selected for the List in 2014 for Skeleton Crew, which is included in this collection of three plays set in Detroit.

 

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Cost of Living
by Majok, Martyna
Book - 2018

This play was selected for the List in 2016. Majok was also selected for the List in 2014 for Ironbound and in 2015 for Petty Harbour.

 

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Sweat
by Nottage, Lynn
Book - 2017

This play was selected for the List in 2015.

 

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Pass Over
by Nwandu, Antoinette
Book - 2018

This play was selected for the List in 2016. Nwandu was also selected for the List in 2017 for Breach.

 

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Grand Concourse
A Play
by Schreck, Heidi
Book - 2015

This play was selected for the List in 2014. Schreck, originally from Wenatchee, Washington, also wrote the recent Broadway hit What the Constitution Means to Me, which was announced as a part of Seattle Rep's 2020/21 season, which has been postponed.

 

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Collective Rage
A Play in 5 Betties; in Essence, A Queer and Occasionally Hazardous Exploration; Do You Remember When You Were in Middle School and You Read About Shackleton and How He Explored the Antarctic? Imagine the Antarctic as A Pussy and It's Sort of Like That
by Silverman, Jen
Book - 2018

This play was selected for the List in 2016. Silverman was also selected for the List in 2014 for The Moors.

 

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Indecent
by Vogel, Paula
Book - 2017

Vogel was selected for the list in 2014 for Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq. Seattle Rep staged a production of Indecent in 2019.

 

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Actually
by Ziegler, Anna
Book - 2018

Ziegler was selected for the list in 2014 for Boy. Ziegler's Photograph 51 and The Great Moment have both had productions staged at Seattle Rep.

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