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LBP NEW WORKS FESTIVAL 2019

Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2019
By J. Stephen Brantley and Raegan Payne

About the Play/Event

Director: Evan Battle & Holland Renton
Run: Mar. 29 — Mar. 30, 2019 Friday & Saturday at 8pm

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All Studio Collaborative Shows are Festival Seating meaning there is no assigned seating, it is first come, first serve.

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor, it is only accessible by stairs, there is no elevator.

Synopsis
The Studio Collaborative: LBP NEW WORKS FESTIVAL 2019

Company: LBP New Works Committee producing

Dates: March 29 & 30 @ 8pm, 2019.

Tickets: $10

Description:

The annual festival nurtures emerging and established playwrights to develop new scripts. Reading 100+ scripts a year, the New Works Literary Committee chooses two top plays to receive a staged reading with critical feedback from professional theatre critics and audience talk back.

THIS YEAR’S WINNING SHOWS:
  • SHRUTI GUPTA CAN TOTALLY DEAL by J. Stephen Brantley
  • THE DYING DECLARATION OF MADGE OBERHOLTZER by Raegan Payne
SHOW DESCRIPTIONS:

SHRUTI GUPTA CAN TOTALLY DEAL (Reading on Friday, March 29, 2019)

WRITTEN BY: J. Stephen Brantley

DIRECTOR: Evan Battle

SHORT SYNOPSIS:  

Shruti Gupta is a DACA recipient in her senior year of medical school. But when Irish actor Liam appears in Shruti’s patient communications simulation exam, a cross-cultural romance  blossoms that finds them having to navigate cultural traditions and what it means to be ‘American’.

THE DYING DECLARATION OF MADGE OBERHOLTZER (Reading on Sat., March 30, 2019)

WRITTEN BY:  Raegan Payne

DIRECTOR: Holland Renton

SHORT SYNOPSIS: 

Taking place in Indiana between the years of 1915 – 1925, the play follows the story of Madge as she navigates the social, racial, and gender inequalities of the era. 

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