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Catch It If You Can New Voices Playwrights Festival to Open

The New School for Drama’s New Voices Playwrights Festival begins its three-week run on Thursday, April 8, and continues until Saturday, April 24. Seven original plays will be performed in repertory, highlighting the work of graduating playwrights, directors and actors. The plays featured include:

  • Big Tex by Angela Hanks, directed by Lucia A. Peters
  • Dogs at Their Master’s Table or The Panopticon by Victor Lesniewski, directed by John Hurley
  • Green River by Rachel White, directed by Joan Kane
  • A Play in Fireworks by Danielle Staubitz, directed by Elizabeth Carlson
  • Rupert’s Drop by Jessica Hinds, directed by Sarah Volage Bellin
  • Stranger in My Body by Garlia Cornelia Jones, directed by Mason Beggs
  • St. Louis Threw a Party and the Whole World Came by E.J.C. Calvert, directed by Barrett Hileman

Admission is free and seating is first come, first served. Reservations are strongly recommended; call Ticket Central at 212.279.4200 or visit Performances will take place at The New School for Drama Theater, 151 Bank Street, 3rd floor. Visit for the complete schedule of performance dates and times and to read samples of the plays.

NEW VOICES is generously supported by the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust.

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