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Krista Knight’s work has been staged at the Ashland New Plays Festival, Dixon Place and The Women’s Work Theatre in New York, LiveGirls! in Seattle, Attic Theatre in Los Angeles. It has been developed at Abingdon and the PossEble Theater in New York, The O’Neill Theater Center, First Stage in Los Angeles, Penobscot Theatre in Maine, and the Magic Theatre and the Playwrights’ Center in San Francisco. Krista has been in Residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, UCROSS Foundation, Yaddo, Santa Fe Art Institute and MacDowell. She was the winner of the 2005 Southwestern States National Playwriting Contest and a finalist for the 2006 and 2007 Heideman award and the 2008 Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Krista is a graduate of Brown University and the 2007 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow. She has a Masters in Performance Studies from NYU and is getting her MFA in Playwriting from UCSD.

Clementine and the Cyber Ducks

Clementine and the Cyber Ducks is a dark comedic riff on the classic folk song set in California simultaneously during the 1849 Gold Rush and the 1990s bubble. Clementine moves west with her father to strike it rich. As she gets sucked into a series of schemes and scams, the world transforms into an irrationally exuberant American Dream-scape full of shotgun-wielding sisters, angry miners,and a steampunk chorus of deviant ducks.