Falling Slanted, Sad & Crazy

Reading of Falling Slanted, Sad & Crazy, dir. Sabina Ptasznik, The Vagrancy, 2014
Reading of Falling Slanted, Sad & Crazy, dir. Sabina P, The Vagrancy, 2014

Full Length: approx. 90 minutes
Characters: 3 female/2 male
Time/Place: Berdie’s Feed Shop in Jurupa Valley, California and somewhere along the 91 Freeway. Night. Present.

Synopsis: A dark comedy about a kidnapping gone bad, dead crows, and Twinkies. In a feed shop in Jurupa Valley, California, somewhere along the 91 freeway, Kara is trying to find her own place in the world – which is definitely not here. Helping her brother Danny do one last job for their aunt/small-time-crime-boss Berdie, things do not go as smoothly as they should, and the sky above them seems to be literally falling.


  • Finalist for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, 2015
  • Finalist for the PlayPenn Playwrights Conference, 2016

Production History

  • Reading with The Vagrancy, Blossoming Reading Series, July 2014 (Dir. Sabina Ptasznik )
  • Reading with Coffee & Whiskey Productions, Chicago, IL, November 2017 (Dir. Nic Wehrwein)


This script was developed with The Vagrancy theater company in Los Angeles, CA.

More Information

If you are interested in reading the script, please contact Chelsea Sutton directly HERE.


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