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Apr 4-8, 2018

Third Annual New Play Festival (2018)

Third Annual New Play Festival (2018)

Third Annual New Play Festival (2018)

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Come see how the next generation of theatre artists views and imagines the world we live in. Each of these exciting, peer-reviewed new plays will receive a staged reading with an audience talkback and discussion with the playwright.

Day 1: Wednesday April 4

Evening of One-Acts

1. "A Hot Mess" by Shira Dickler (book/lyrics) and Julie Murtha (music), directed by Issy Leustig. Additional Lyrics by Julie Murtha and Additional music by Shira Dickler.
2. "Farewell" by Sydney Chinowsky, directed by Sarah Halpern

Day 2: Thursday, April 5

Full-length

"Poltergeist," by Alika Magas, directed by Justin Johnson

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Day 3: Friday, April 6

Evening  of Shorts

1. "An Honest Play" by Julie Murtha, directed by Sarah Johnson
2. "Daisies" by Todd Kremer, directed by Sarah Johnso
3. "Counting Clouds" by Sarah Halpern, directed by Tanner Richards
4. "No, No, Jeanette" by Shira Dickler, directed by Issy Leustig
5. "Stained" by Valerie Degroot, directed by Todd Kremer
6. "Someone To Lean On" by Silvia Peckham, Directed by Jashodhara Sen
7. "Three Days" by Lauren Kottenstette, directed by Roxxy Leiser

Day 4: Saturday, April 7

"Anterograde Blues" by Paul Bisesi, directed by Niki Tulk

Day 5: Sunday, April 8

"The Isle of Dogs" by Nolan Carey, directed by Oliver Gerland

Free tickets must be reserved and will be available online beginning March 5, 2018. Limit two tickets per patron.

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