Apr 10-14, 2019

Fourth Annual New Play Festival

Fourth Annual New Play Festival

Fourth Annual New Play Festival

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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.

All staged readings will be followed by a Q&A with the playwrights and directors.

Program details

April 10 at 7:30 p.m. (CANCELLED – SEE RESCHEDULED EVENT BELOW)

"Play Therapy" (Full Length)

April 11 at 7:30 p.m.

"Not For Profit" (Full Length)

April 12 at 7:30 p.m.

"Thomas Gets Shot" (One Act)
"Yes Ma’am" (10 Minutes)
"Was It Something I Said?" (One Act)
"1to3" (One Act)

April 13 at 2 p.m.

"When the Apple Falls" (Full Length)

April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

"We’re Going to Hell for Doing This" (One Act)
"A Spark" (10 Minutes)
"Lesson Two" (10 Minutes)
"Yes Ma'am" (10 Minutes)

April 14 at 2 p.m.

"Daisies" (Full Length)

April 14 at 7 p.m.

"Play Therapy" (Full Length)

Plan your visit

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