Trace's screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 film festivals or competitions, including...
"Absolutely phenomenal...Technically spot on... Perfectly paced... Genuinely gave me goosebumps... Masterful... An excellent screenplay!"
"Exactly what I was looking for! It gives me structured lessons & activities for my advanced drama classes. Great resource!"
- Shakespeare Fan
"This is the book I needed to help me put together fun classes for a variety of age groups."
- B. Glim
Great book for theatre students and teachers.
- A. Grimm
what they are saying...
"playwright Trace Crawford offers thoughtful riffs and wordplay on whether we're the master or prisoner of time and whether the force in charge might be wearing a suit or torn jeans and T-shirt... the play sports immensely quotable lines..."
- Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News
"balanced on the edge of Godot's left eyelash... there's a cat and mouse quality to the script. Definitely worth attending."
- Alexandra Bonifield, criticalrant.com
And What a Damn Fine Morning It Is...
"a hilarious send-up of consumerism in a neighborhood where aspiration is gospel... playwright Trace Crawford has his mischievous hand on our mercantile pulse"
- Lynn Miller, Talkin' Broadway
“a testosterone-fueled battle over who has the best lawn, car and manly possessions… wonderfully droll”
- Margie Royal, Delaware County News
The Sum of Your Experience...
"… a mean-streets shakedown for something other than a character's money, a taut thrill ride…"
- Byron Woods, Independent Weekly
"Part confession and part psychoanalysis..."
- Cliff Bellamy, The Herald Sun
"Crawford's cyclical twist at the end of the piece was a nice moment of absurdist theatre."
- Andrew Dodds, Melbourne Theatre Perspective
The Lady and 'The Tyger' (or William Blake's 'How I Met Your Mother')...
"A charming piece that negotiates all its potential pitfalls deftly via smart scripting…. I'm charmed out of my socks."
- Lexie Matheson, theatreview.org.nz
The Perfect Independent Film...
"Trace Crawford’s hilarious piece about two co-workers dogged by the attentions of wacky screenwriters, determined to turn their mundane existence into art…"
“by leading US Playwright Trace Crawford… Delightful…”
An Unfamiliar Waltz...
"… an allegorical pseudo-romantic drama between a man, a woman, another man and a hand grenade. I loved this one."
- Russ Bickerstaff, Expressmilwaukee.com
"For those who desire something thought-provoking, “An Unfamiliar Waltz” will not disappoint… an intriguing and intricate dance."
- Bob Abelman, The News-Herald
A Couple of Metal Gods Sitting Around Talking...
"... wonderfully written by Trace Crawford..."
- Betty Lou Roselle, Delaware County News