New Play Festivals

October 30-November 1, 2015, Cabaret Theatre, Tucson
April 4-9, 2016, Cabaret Theatre, Tucson

Play In a Day

November 20-21, 2015


November 30:
November 23:
November 16: First reading of Brian Desautel’s new full-length play, The Election of Adanya Kulu.
November 9:
November 2:

October 26:  regular meeting cancelled for Festival rehearsals
October 19:  regular meeting cancelled for Festival rehearsals
October 12: regular meeting cancelled for Festival rehearsals
October 5: regular meeting cancelled for Festival rehearsals

September 28: Auditions for October New Play Festival (tentative)
September 21: open
September 14:  John Vornholt’s new full-length play, Powerless
September 7: Holiday, meeting cancelled

August 31: Reid Gilbert will lead a workshop on text and movement. Please bring a ten-line monologue or poem to use in the workshop.
August 24: Reading of William Nicholson’s The Retreat From Moscow, discussion led by Gavin Kayner
August 17: No meeting
August 10: Gavin Kayner, Grace Notes
August 3: Summer Break

July 27: Reid Gilbert, No Admittance, second read
July 20: Summer break; no meeting.
July 13 Brian Armstrong
July 6: Summer break; no meeting.

June 29: A third reading of Prisoner of Revolution by Sheldon Metz.
June 22: A short play by Eddie Young, under an hour.
June 15: Third reading of The Tarnished Toad, by Dave Sewell. One hour.
June 8: First reading of a seventy-five minute play, The Guy With The Boat, by Kelly Hardesty.
June 1: Charles will bring excerpts from David’s Choice.

May 25: First reading of a full-length play, Double Entendre, by Hilary Lyons.
May 18: Second reading of Klara Wojtkowska’s full-length play, A Theory of Hearing.
May 11: A second reading of Tick-Tock (formerly One-By-One-By-One), a play by Pam Burris, 1 act
May 4: First reading of A Good Cradle Doesn’t Wobble, by Carl Damhesel. A little over an hour.

April 27: A second reading of Miserable Sinners, by Brian Desautels, full length.
April 20: A second reading of Side Effects, by Sydney Flynn.
April 13: A first reading of All The Thrills Upon It, a short play by Vince Flynn.
April 6: A second reading of Prisoner of Revolution by Sheldon Metz.
March 30: A first reading of Heartland, by Leslie Powell.

March 23: A reading of Janice Ambrose’s The Earth Mother’s Tale, which has been further revised.
March 16: An excerpt from a full-length political farce by Jack Kaim.
March 9: A first reading of Brian Desautels’ full-length play, One Person’s Heaven Is, which was formerly titled The Nimbies.
March 2: A second reading of Bang Bang Dead by Gavin Kayner.

February 23: An expanded version of Bob Dickerson’s Legal Beagle,by Reid Gilbert.
February 23: Jim Douthit
February 9: Gene Rudolf, 4 shorts scenes from a screenplay
February 1: Klara Wojtkowska

January 26: Sheldon Metz, Prisoner of Revolution
January 19: discussion about future events
January 12, 2015: Pam Burris, Stuck on 3rd
January 5: auditions for New Play Festival

(Above: ‘But Boss, You Said I Had to Wear a Bra’ by Pam Burris; Actors: China Young, Gary, Vince Flynn; Director: Vince Flynn; 2014 OPP Festival.)



(Above, Leslie Powell’s Soldier Boy, 2014 OPP New Play Festival. Actors: J.R. Dodge, Diane Ouradnik. Director: Dave Sewell. )

(Above: While in Transition by Brian Desautels, 2015 OPP Festival. Mara Concordia, Karen Cuthbert, Morgan Fitch, Monica Wolfkill; Directed by Gavin Kayner.)


(Above, Deliver by Brian Armstrong, 2015 OPP Festival. Andrew Hatch and Mike Sultzbach; Directed by Hilary Bluestein-Lyons.)