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Carrie McCrossen

Carrie McCrossen is a writer/actor/comedian whose plays have been produced all over the US and abroad. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts and on FunnyorDie. She’s a veteran of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NY where she wrote and produced several shows including her solo show which ran in 2016. With her husband, playwright Ian McWethy, Carrie has published two YA novels: Margot Mertz Will Clean Your Filth, (2021 Viking/Penguin Random House) and Margot Mertz For the Win (2022). Carrie and Ian have also written three features for Lifetime Television. Carrie’s other credits include For Maya, co-written with Kassia Miller, (official selection HollyShorts, Nitehawk, High Falls and Brooklyn Comedy Festivals, Vimeo staff pick.) Her pilot script Subscribe Now was a 2016 Nantucket Film Fest finalist and WGA Made in NY fellowship finalist. Her pilot Co-op, was the winner of the 2019 Cinestory Original Comedy division. As an actor she has appeared onstage (The Pearl, Joe’s Pub, Ars Nova,) on TV (HBO, TruTv, Disney XD,) and in various videos that probably appeared in your Facebook feed.