The Festival of Independent Theatres enters its eighteenth season and runs July 8-30, 2016 at the Bath House Cultural Center. Festival passes and individual tickets are available and will go on sale in mid-June. Festival passes Visit www.festivalofindependenttheatres.com or call us at 800-617-6904 for more information.
A complete list of this year's participating companies including play titles and authors appears below:
Cry Havoc Theater Company
by Naomi Iizuka
Cutting edge teen theatre Cry Havoc presents Naomi Iizuka's searing investigation of the Steubenville rape case and its aftermath.
by Brittany Willis
This entry from Echo's "Big Shout Out 2" playwriting contest tells the offbeat tale of one lonely, broken man and the two friends who bring him back from the edge.
Frieda Dunkelberg & Company
by Frieda Dunkelberg
Originally workshopped at Playwrights Horizons Theater School at NYU, Frieda Dunkelberg and her eponymous company make their Dallas debut with a haunting devised piece centered on the intoxicating power of memory.
Fun House Theatre and Film
Rush Limbaugh in Night School
by Charlie Varon
Acclaimed Dallas youth theatre Fun House Theatre and Film brings their season of Politics through the Proscenium to the Festival of Independent Theatres. This sharp, biting satire is sure to feature healthy doses of Fun House's signature intellect and irreverence.
House Party Theatre
by Ted Gwara
House Party Theatre brings acclaim and an electrifying energy to this sordid look at the excess and indulgence that created the global financial crisis.
The Good Thief
by Conor McPherson
L.I.P. Service's reputation for quality, considered storytelling is the perfect fit for this haunting tale of violence and redemption by masterful Irish storyteller Conner McPherson and directed by Dallas' own Alexandra Bonifield.
Proper Hijinx Productions
by Stefany Cambra
Proper Hijinx follows up the success of Two Rooms and this season's The Dead Guy with a charming look at the struggle to find love in the big city and how our biggest obstacle is often all in the timing (or a lack thereof.)
WingSpan Theatre Company
by Samuel Beckett
Susan Sargeant directs an all-star cast in this classic Beckett piece in which three disembodied heads probe the romantic foibles of their former lives.