Amy Escobar is a writer, performer, and creative raised in the Pacific Northwest. She weaves communal spells with practical magic and conscious language, telling stories that tend toward the dark feminine, uncanny, and dumb. She creates work with the intention to heal; to approach grim subjects fearlessly in fantastic realms with humor, heart, and a touch of madness. Visit www.amyescobar.com for more information and current projects.
Her Plays in Print
Scary Mary and the Nightmares Nine
When a drop of Mary’s blood falls down down down into the caverns of the earth, something evil and ancient awakens. Now that the horrors of the dark have a taste for her, Mary must embark on a journey through the terrifying Nightmares Nine to put the beast called Slither back to sleep and save her soul from his gnashing teeth.
Scary Mary and the Nightmares Nine is a tale centering on a young woman’s struggle with depression and suicidal ideation in a dark, fantastical realm full of humor, horror, friendship and foes.