FIREWORKS FESTIVAL 2019
BY CRYSTAL WOOD
Produced by Molly Thom and Liz Best
November 13 - 17, 2019 in the Studio.
A multimedia play about overcoming tragedy in the age of social media. Leah is a young woman trying to cope with the death of her sister Jessie, but she finds it hard to grieve with the constant internet attention bombarding her and her family. Grieving is a private act, but in today’s world of Twitter and Instagram, nothing is really private anymore.
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Crystal Wood, Playwright
Crystal Wood is a Toronto-based writer working in television, film and theatre. For the stage, Crystal has had her scripts presented at the New Ideas Festival, InspiraTO, the Lab Cab Festival, and Plays in Cafes in Toronto, and FemFest in Winnipeg. She was also the recipient of the inaugural Screenwriter Mentorship Award at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival. In 2019, her play “Nephew” was presented at the Festival of New Works in Bath, Maine.