New Plays Festival II
NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL II
When: April. 1 - May. 6, 2016
Where: Harbach & Studio Theatre

New Plays Festival II

Written by    Students & Faculty & Alumni
Directed byStudents & Faculty & Alumni

As with the inaugural festival in 2013, New Plays Festival II will feature original works by current and former Knox students as well as Knox faculty. Over six weekends in Spring Term, we’ll present new plays in staged readings and workshop productions in Studio Theatre, Harbach Theatre, and other spaces on campus.

The New Plays Festival II consist of 17 plays:

April 1, 2 - 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
Heathens
by Miranda Curtis

directed by Ellie Davis

War
by Niki Acton

directed by Sophie Utpadel

Basement: a Parable
by Isaac Allen Miller

directed by Tristan Yi

HeLa
by Jessie Salsbury

directed by Holden Meier

April 8, 9 - 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
Speed Dating
by Michelle Secunda

directed by Mic Pori

Titans of the Savannah
by Aidan Murphy

directed by David Petrak

Spider Play
by Michael Smith

directed by Aidan Murphy

April 15, 16 - 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
Steve, You're Drunk
by Connor Schmidt

directed by August Anderson

Coffee for Two
by Laura Myers

directed by Padraig Sullivan

Oceans Between Bones
by Sofia Drummond-Moore

directed by Caleb Awe

April 22, 23 - 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
After It Ends
by Courtney Meaker

directed by Zak Metalsky

Red Wolf
by Madison Mondeaux

directed by Theresa Muphy

April 29, 30 - 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
Confessions
by Danny Finn Donnelly

directed by Ian Tully

Waiting
by Madison Mondeaux

directed by Sara Lowe

May 6, 7 - 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
LUB
by Caroline Castro

directed by Chloe Vollenweider

May 13, 14 - 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
Chaos Theory
by Courtney Meaker

directed by Elizabeth Tweedy

May 19 - 21, 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre
Hug It Out
by Sherwood Kiraly

directed by Megan Smith

Read the following articles about our productions:
Knox College New Plays Festival 2016
New Plays Festival premiere impresses
New playwrights fill black box with laughs
New plays leave audience feeling ‘unsure and uneasy’
New plays “Confessions” and “Waiting”
New Plays hosts full-length performance
‘Chaos Theory’ is chaotically beautiful
New plays festival takes a final bow

Cast

HEATHENS
EllaDjaq Morris
GabeMicah Snow
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WAR
TuckerGilberto Martinez
LucyElizabeth Tweedy
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BASEMENT: A PARABLE
GracieSarah Lowe
ChristianTrevor Marshall
JohanMichelangelo Pori
MariaRen Barkey
DianaEmma Van Steenwyk
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HELA
WomanPeibulu Koroye
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SPEED DATING
JasonPeter Rule
IssieLara Braverman
KayleighLara Brewner
HenryBen Rezko
SterlingMcLeod Sumner
BartenderMicah Snow
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TITAN OF THE SAVANNAH
JuneJennie Jeoung
British AnnouncerHann Levine
JacobOlivia Theil
JaredTrevor Marshal
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SPIDER PLAY
HeidiJordan Hurst
EarlZak Metalsky
Carl-Noah Quilantan Real Serious GuyWilla Coufal
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STEVE, YOU'RE DRUNK
SamTony Rodge-Hinderliter
StevePeter Rule
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COFFEE FOR TWO
MatthewHolden Meier
HayleyRen Barkey
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OCEAN BETWEEN BONES
VioletSara Lowe
JacobIan Tully
JuneAmy Lentz
TuesdayJayel Gant
TaylorEli Adams
Man in the Long Dark CoatZak Metalsky
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AFTER IT ENDS
BexShannon Mindlin
ChesneyJordan Hurst
MorganNoah Quilantan
NaarratorHanna Levine
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RED WOLF
Red WolfIan Tully
BillBen Rezko
EvelynDani Fraser
KristenEmma Van Steenwyk
MirandaChloe Vollenenwieder
JaimeJayel Gant
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CONFESSIONS
ApolloShashank Neelagiri
LunaNgan Le
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WAITING
RachelNatalie Polechonski
TabithaMolly Jennings
TanyaClaire Novick
LandlordTristan Yi
BeckettHolden Meier
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LUB
RogerGilberto Martinez
OmaElizabeth Tweedy
MermaidNatalie Polechonski
EmmaLillie Chamberlin
LindaDani Fraser
AlbaDjaq Morris
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CHAOS THEORY
FrannieEllie Davis
BachEli Adams
SethTristan Yi
Josie/Mack/LaurelPeibulu Koroye
NarratorMaty Ortega
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HUG IT OUT
CynElizabeth Carlin-Metz
JimmySherwood Kiraly
KackyLillie Chamberlin
OgilvieMcLeod Sumner
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