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The first week of May is the New Play Festival at the University of Iowa.  Join the Theater Department's annual week-long festival of new work written by MFA and undergraduate playwrights. Four full productions and daily staged readings are presented to audiences that include visiting professional writers, dramaturgs, directors, producers, theatre lovers, and new play enthusiasts.

Festival participants also have opportunities to discuss these new works through workshops, roundtable discussions and receptions.

Read more about the 2013 New Play Festival in Iowa Now.

2013 Tickets

Tickets are $5 for the general public and FREE for UI Students (with valid ID, but you must obtain a ticket). Limit one free ticket per student. Readings are FREE and open to all (but you must obtain a ticket).

Tickets are ONLY available in the Theatre Building lobby from 12:00-1:30pm Fri, May 3 & Mon, May 6; and one hour prior to each performance.

2013 Schedule of Events

View the full Schedule of Events for 2013 here!

The Reading Series

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May 06-10, 2013
Location: Cosmo Catalano Acting Studio (Room 172)
University of Iowa, Theatre Arts

2013 Readings

Dreams I Have About Killing My Sister
by Lisa Meyers
Monday, May 6th at 2:00pm

Tantivy from the Rooftops
by Sam Collier
Directed by Anne Marie Nest
Tuesday, May 7th at 2:00pm

This is Not a War Play / This is a War Play
by Micah Ariel James
Directed by Meredith Alexander
Tuesday, May 7th at 5:30pm

by Ryan Olivera
Directed by Kristin Clippard
Wednesday, May 8th at 2:00pm

Koreans Eat Dog
by Sarah Cho
Directed by Tlaloc Rivas
Friday, May 10th at 2:00pm

by Basil Kreimendahl
Directed by Nathan Halvorson
Friday, May 10th at 5:30pm

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