Welcome to chris wind’s website: socially conscious (often feminist) prose, poetry, stageplays (as well as shorter performance pieces and monologues), audioplays, and short video scripts.   

(If you’re looking for chris wind, the composer, go to www.chriswind.com.)

Click on a cover to explore … (and download the Magenta catalogue to explore books by a couple other authors …) 

Special notes for …

Painters and sculptors:

– Take a look at Paintings and Sculptures – if you’re interested ‘actualizing’ any of the paintings and sculptures for exhibit, contact me!

English teachers:

– Consider Soliloquies: The Lady Doth Indeed Protest for your Shakespeare unit and UnMythed for your mythology unit.

Women’s history scholars:

– You might be interested in Deare Sister.

Producers, directors, actresses: 

As I the Shards Examine/Not Such Stuff (stageplay; audioplay) – two stage versions and one audioplay version of Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest; available for purchase at stageplays.com (free to site visitors via preceding links)

Amelia’s Nocturne (theatre piece; audioplay) – a monologue  woven with music (piano and voice, live or pre-recorded; scores [full, piano part, and voice part] and mp3 available) to be performed on a simple set consisting of a writing table with an inkwell and note paper (1st place win by Tracey Lynn Frame in the Virginia Theatre Association Festival!); available for purchase at stageplays.com (free to site visitors via preceding links)

The Dialogue (stageplay; audioplay) – a short piece for two women, who must disguise themselves as men to be in Plato’s Academy; available for purchase at stageplays.com (free to site visitors via preceding links)

– The Ladies’ Auxiliary (stageplay improv) – a stage version of Thus Saith Eveavailable for purchase at stageplays.com (free to site visitors via preceding links)

A Fairy Tale/Snow White Gets Her Say (stageplay; audioplay) – two stage versions and one audioplay version of Snow White Gets Her Sayavailable for purchase at stageplays.com (free to site visitors via preceding links)

– “Here Comes the Bride” (short screenplay or theatre piece) – You’ll never get married again.  (Listen to the audio collage version here.)

– “Let Me Entertain You” (short screenplay or theatre piece) – Is it a slippery slope from screen idol to snuff film? (Listen to the audio collage version here.)

– “I am Eve” (short screenplay or theatre piece) – A monologue exposing the irrationality and injustice of Eve’s role in JudaeoChristianity.  (Listen to the audio collage version here.)

– Fresh, new, audition pieces – take a look at Soliloquies: The Lady Doth Indeed Protest  (Shakespeareanesque soliloquies), Deare Sister,  Snow White Gets Her Say, and Thus Saith Eve. Click here to read one monologue from each collection.  Also note that two from Thus Saith Eve, “I am Eve” and “I am Mary”, can be performed with an audio collage background; the background for “I am Eve” is here and the background for “I am Mary” can simply be a performance of “Ave Maria” – listen here.  

 

 
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