New Works Festival Year 3

New Works Festival

May 17–18, 2019


The thesis plays of the graduating MFA in Dramatic Writing cohort are presented as concert readings with professional actors and directors. NWF Year Three is a partnership with The Pasadena Playhouse’s Playworks, a continuation of the theatre’s 100-year commitment to cultivating playwrights and original works.

Play 1: Red Gene

By Mariana Carreño-King
Directed by Elisa Bocanegra

Performance: Friday, May 17, at 8 p.m.


Play 2: Journey to Alice

By Aja Houston
Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera

Performance: Saturday, May 18, at 2 p.m.


Play 3: The Color of Blood

By Gideon Wabvuta
Directed by Anita Dashiell-Sparks

Performance: Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m.


Additional Information

MFA Dramatic Writing Year 3 Play Project
Presented in association with the Pasadena Playhouse