The People’s Republic of Valerie
About the Book
On an asterism situated between two constellations in a universe not far from this one, a motley assortment of well-meaning but ineffectual people— who have been psychically kidnapped— train and prepare for the Bright Future, an almost-utopia they will eventually be deployed to enact back on planet Earth.
About the Book
Her play Hello Failure was published by Ugly Duckling Presse; her multi-voice performance text This From Cloudland appears in the latest issue of "PLAY A Journal of Plays"; ANTHEM and The Mayor of Baltimore and There There were published by 53rd State Press; and her play APEX appears in "15 Second Plays Curated by the Debate Society," published by UDP.
As a performer, Kristen has appeared in many notable new plays including Awaiting Oblivion by Tim Smith-Stewart, Potatoes of August by Sibyl Kempson, Mark Smith by Kate Ryan, ASTRS and Some Things Cease To Be While Others Still Are by Karinne Keithley, The Internationalist by Anne Washburn, Producers of Fiction by Jim Strahs, The Florida Project by Tory Vazquez, and Hurricane by Erin Cressida Wilson.
Kosmas is a founding member of the OBIE Award winning performance series Little Theater (NYC); The Twenty-Five Cent Opera of San Francisco, a monthly event for the enactment of texts and theatricals (NYC); and Birthday Girl, a pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-fabulous, multidisciplinary, liberatory space for celebrating new performance (Seattle).
She is an Assistant Professor of Theater at Whitman College and a current member of New Dramatists in New York City.