Deanna Strasse

Playwright

Deanna Strasse is a Milwaukee-based playwright, actress, and director who enjoys mixing the hilarious with the heartfelt.

"My style has been described as Neil Simon meets Edward Albee (mostly by me, but now also by you!") -D.S.

www.DeannaStrasse.com

Highlights

EDUCATION

Wisconsin Lutheran College, Bachelors of Arts (Theatre), 2012

HONORS / AWARDS

Footlights People’s Choice Awards (Outstanding Nonprofessional Play), Dancing With Hamlet, 2018
The Chameleon Theatre Circle Audience Favorite New Script, Summers in Prague, 2017
The Chameleon Theatre Circle Audience Favorite New Script, The Way We Suffer, 2016
St. Croix New Play Festival Audience Favorite, ROXANNE, 2015

SELECTED PLAYS – FULL LENGTH
Before We Burn Out, Production, Windfall Theatre, March 2020

Friends 4ever, a Murder Mystery Comedy…for Kids!, Production, Box Theatre Company, June 2019

Molly’s (Mostly) Accurate Mythology Anthology, Production, Box Theatre Company January 2019

Molly’s (Mostly) Accurate Retelling of Fairytales, Production, Box Theatre Company October 2018

Dancing With Hamlet, Production, Windfall Theatre & Milwaukee Entertainment Group March 2018 / Reading, The Off-Book Players April 2017

A Play About Parker, Reading, Macha Monkey Productions November 2015 / Reading, The Off-Book Players April 2015

Canary Yellow, Production, The Off-Book Players August 2013 / Reading, The Off-Book Players August 2012 

Lovers and the Like, Production, Wisconsin Lutheran College February 2012  / Reading, Wisconsin Lutheran College January 2011 

 

SELECTED PLAYS – SHORT / ONE ACTS

A Very Dramatic Scene, Festival, Renaissance Theatreworks Br!nk September 2019 

Summers in Prague, Festival, Sidecar Theatre, Chameleon Theatre Circle, Minnesota Fringe Festival August 2018 / Reading, Chameleon Theatre Circle November 2017  

The Way We Suffer, Reading, Chameleon Circle Theatre November 2016, Production, Village Playhouse June 2015 

ROXANNE, Production, Village Playhouse June 2017 / Reading, St. Croix Festival Theatre August 2015