– “It Always Rained in Paris” – written by Hailey Colwell
The year is 2030, but the best year for Ellie was 2015, when she set off for Paris to babysit a 6-year-old girl. Now, Ellie has two children and is trying to divorce from her Paris obsession and from her French husband. The girl she babysat, now 21, comes to stay with the family in Minnesota. Her arrival sets into motion a series of misunderstandings about language, love, wealth and family.
Written for the 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival / Produced by Theatre Corrobora
Selected as Editor’s Pick by Twin Cities Arts Reader’s 2016 Fringe Awards
– “Girlhood” – written by Hailey Colwell (age 11) and Hailey Colwell (age 21)
Upon finding her fifth grade journal, a writer crosses timelines and meets her younger self. New scenes and a source text collide as she traces her start as a storyteller growing up in Saint Paul.
Written for the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival / Produced by the Snelling Fire Brigade
– “There Will Be Dinner“- created by Theatre Corrobora
A throwback holiday horror comedy about a love triangle between two 1960s suburban couples that goes awry.
Performed December 2014 at Dreamland Arts
-“Fig” – created by Theatre Corrobora
Frustrated with his girlfriend, Leo dreams of a perfect woman in purple. Then she comes to life, threatening to uproot his relationship and livelihood.
Written for the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival / Remounted at Northrop
“The Critic and the Concubine” – written by Hailey Colwell
When a movie critic’s scathing review of screen star Genevieve Viero’s latest film goes to print, the actress storms into his office ready to do anything to get him to take back what he wrote.