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2016 New Works Festival Staged Readings and PUP Fest~~~Kitchen Dog Theater
2016 New Works Festival Staged Readings and PUP Fest
Closing this week on Sat, Jun 18
Next performances are on Sat, Jun 18 at 1pm and 4pm
Kitchen Dog Theater
Undermain Theatre
3200 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75226


214-953-1055

Kitchen Dog Theater's 2016 New Works Festival happens at Undermain Theatre in Deep Ellum, and along with the mainstage productions, includes six staged readings on three Saturdays. The schedule is below.

The mainstage productions are repertory productions by Steve Yockey, Blackberry Winter and The Thrush and the Woodpecker, both National New Play Network Rolling World Premieres.

Click here for more info about Blackberry Winter, which opens May 20

Click here for more info about The Thrush and the Woodpecker, which opens May 27

 

Saturday, May 28

 

THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE

by Meridith Friedman

1 p.m.

directed by Kelsey Head

Following his mother's funeral, Richard is blindsided when his elderly father, Oscar, announces his plans to move in with Richard.  With major life changes on the horizon for him and his partner, Richard is less than thrilled at the prospect of adding his–to put it mildly–difficult father into the mix. THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE delivers a poignant look into that ties that bind—and sometimes choke—us.

 

BR'ER COTTON

by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm

4 p.m.

directed by Jamal Sterling

Everyone in Ruffrino’s life is content to live in the shadows of paradise, but he is young, gifted, and militant and can no longer stand to have heaven’s gate just beyond his reach. He’s out to save the world, wake up the zombies, and prove by any means necessary that Black Lives Matter.

 

Saturday, June 4

 

MERCURY

by Steve Yockey

1 p.m. 

*Playwright in attendance

directed by Tim Johnson 

This pitch black comedy has an illicit affair, a couple hanging on by a thread, bears at the window, and an adorable missing dog named Mr Bundles. As the mercury rises, people stop being nice and blood spills in a mash up of violent myth and "old fashioned" ideas about what it means to be a good neighbor.

 

KNOTTED

by Joanna Garner

4 p.m. 

*Playwright in attendance

directed by Jess Hutchinson

Abby, a young dominatrix, and Cheryl, an elementary school teacher, strike up a dangerous friendship—one with fuzzy boundaries, shifting power, and tangles of secrets. A play about fear and desire, Knotted asks, “What happens when you let go of control?” Winner of our 2016 KDT/University of Texas MFA Playwrights NWF Project.

 

Saturday, June 11

PUP Fest, presented in collaboration with Junior Players at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts at 1 and 4 p.m.

Five plays were selected from a field of 60 submissions from a variety of high schools all over the Metroplex. This year’s scripts are:

  • Leonardo by Jessica Aguilar Ramos (Booker T. Washington HSPVA)
  • Record Shop by Kendall Ray (Booker T. Washington HSPVA)
  • The True Face of Insanity by Bryan Contreras (Seagoville HS)
  • Validity by Hannah Young (Booker T. Washington HSPVA)
  • Writer’s Block by Brian Miranda (Thomas Jefferson HS)

 

Saturday, June 18

 

CEDAR SPRINGS

by Matt Lyle

1 p.m.

*Playwright in attendance

directed by Lee Trull

Two couples; one rural and elderly, the other metropolitan and same sex have a relatively pleasant dinner together. When their children and a gun are added to the mix things pretty much go straight to hell.

 

REDEEMER MINE

by J. C. Pankratz

4 p.m.

directed by Abigail Birkett

Gloria returns home after her sister is caught cremating their mother, the prophet of the local small-town doomsday cult, in the backyard of their childhood home. Gloria must sift through the mess, reconnect with her sister, and figure out just where the rest of the family went.

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2016 New Works Festival Staged Readings and PUP Fest
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