New Play Festival

Arts Bank Theater

The cast of "Crush" with authors Stew and Yasmine Lever at center. (Photo by David Fertik)

Developmental readings of works by students and professional authors, curated by Ira Brind School of Theater Arts Assistant Professor P. Seth Bauer.

These developmental readings are private events open to invited guests and the University of the Arts community.

Crush
A new musical with book and lyrics by Yasmine Lever and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, "Crush" is a story of star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of race riots in contemporary London.
February 1, 7 p.m.
February 2, 3 p.m.

A Frontier, As Told by the Frontier
A play by Jason Gray Platt, "A Frontier, As Told by the Frontier" is a dystopian fantasy about a group of four orphaned children and their caretaker, among the last bastion of a population torn by civil war, who inhabit an abandoned government-run theme park.
January 31, 7 p.m.
February 2, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia Young Playwrights
Philadelphia Young Playwrights present two one-act plays written by area high school students, directed and performed by students from the Brind School.
February 2, 12 p.m.

Self:Same
A reading of a new work by Irish playwright Ciara Ní Chuirc that will receive its premiere production later in February in a Brind School production directed by Brey Ann Barrett '13 (Directing, Playwriting & Production) as her senior project.
February 3, 1 p.m

Arts Bank Theater
601 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
United States

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