New Works Festival

New Works Festival Year 2


Massman Theatre

Playwrights Workshop
Presented in association with Latino Theatre Company

NWF Year 2 showcases the emerging voices of the School’s second-year MFA in Dramatic Writing students with workshop productions featuring professional directors and dramaturges, and School of Dramatic Arts’ actors.

New Works

Play 1: Black Sky

By Amanda L. Andrei

In a near future world where the government trains teenagers to manage disasters, five young women embark on a training scenario to fix a regional electrical grid. When a freak solar storm hits the grid and injures the teens, they must fight for their bodies, relationships, and lives.

Performance Dates & Times
Friday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 7, at 2:30 p.m.

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Play 2: A Stone Is Nobody’s

By Noa Gardner

Gently is a soft and sheltered kid living alone with his manic mother. The two of them shut themselves off from the rest of the world, but when Gently catches a taste of what the outside world has to offer, he must now grow up fast and decide what truths to believe and myths to leave behind.

Performance Dates & Times
Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 13, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 13, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 14, at 2:30 p.m.

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