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Southern Writers’ Festival of New Plays
October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Explore Southern identity by looking at who we are today during the Southern Writers Festival of New Plays, October 19 – October 21, 2018. This lively three-day event features premiere theatrical readings, stimulating conversation, and delicious food.
During the festival, playwrights will develop and polish their stories by working with actors, directors, dramaturgs, and the audience—every voice matters.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19:
7:00pm – Reading: The Light of the World
by Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder, directed by Kent Thompson
9:15pm – Welcome Reception in the Shakespeare Garden
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20:
10:00am – Reading: A Sudden Spontaneous Event
by David Lee Nelson, directed by Adam Knight
12:15pm – Lunch & Panel Discussion
2:15pm – Reading: Singles in Agriculture
by Abby Rosebrock, directed by Mikhaela Mahony
5:30pm – State of the South Report & Cocktail Dinner
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21:
11:00am – Reading: In the Southern Breeze
by Jireh Breon Holder, directed by LA Williams
The SWF Weekend Pass* includes all events, meals, and readings listed above. If you are a true theatre enthusiast, the weekend pass is the right choice for you! You can buy a weekend pass for $125 or purchase readings and events individually.
*Weekend pass must be reserved by Friday, October 12, 2018.
More info: http://asf.net/southernwritersfestival/