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2019 INKubator New Play Festival

2019 INKubator New Play Festival

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions presents the INKubator New Play Festival. The festival which features eight emerging playwrights runs Friday May 10th through Sunday, May 12th, 2019. This inaugural three-day new play festival is the culmination of Art House’s 2018-2019 INKubator play development program. Tickets are $10 per night.

Eight selected writers including Molly Bicks (The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center), Stephen Kaplan (Old Globe Theatre, EST, HERE/Lincoln Center Theatre’s American Living Room Series, Dramatist Guild), Emily Kitchens (The American Conservatory Theater, Yale Repertory Theatre, The Kennedy Center), Dan O’Neil (Abrons Arts Center, HERE, Ugly Rhino, Dixon Place), Lia Romeo (2018 O’Neill Playwrights’ Conference), Michael Shayan (La MaMa, The Lark), Catherine Weingarten (Scott McPherson award winner and a 2018 Finalist for the WP Lab), and Ruth Zamoyta (semi-finalist for the 2018 & 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and given special consideration for American Playwriting Foundation’s Relentless Award) spent a year developing new plays alongside INKubator’s resident director, Alex Tobey.

Audiences attending the festival will have a unique opportunity to engage with writers, directors, and the INKubator playwrights and be a part of shaping the stories of tomorrow.

The INKubator New Play Festival is made possible in part from a donation made by Mapp International and in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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The schedule is:

FRIDAY MAY 10 @ 7:00pm - Avaaz by Michael Shayan, directed by Nicholas A. Cotz

FRIDAY MAY 10 @ 9:15pm - The Girl in the Yellow Dress by Emily Kitchens, directed by Becky Baumwoll

SATURDAY MAY 11 @ 3:00pm - Tracy Jones by Stephen Kaplan, directed by Ari Laura Kreith

SATURDAY MAY 11 @ 5:15pm - Safe Spaces by Lia Romeo, directed by Victoria Gruenberg

SATURDAY MAY 11 @ 7:30pm - I Wanttt a Unicorn Frappe!!! by Catherine Weingarten, directed by Ben Stockman

SUNDAY MAY 12 @ 3:00pm - The Incels by Ruth Zamoyta, directed by Cheryl Katz

SUNDAY MAY 12 @ 5:15pm - Miss Atomic Power by Molly Bicks, directed by Carsen Joenk

SUNDAY MAY 12 @ 7:30pm - The Alleged Children of Darkness by Dan O’Neil, directed by Taylor Reynolds

Art House Productions is located at 262 17th Street in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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originally published: 05/08/2019



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