Playwrights' Week 2013
DEACON OF THE BRONX
by Matt Dellapina
On his summer break from seminary, Fab – a priest with a rage problem – is back in his old neighborhood. Hoping to get a fresh taste of real life, he soon finds all his bonds to the upper borough tearing away. Except maybe one.
DREAMS OF THE PENNY GODS
by Callie Kimball
Born into a criminal family hiding out in a storage facility, 13-year-old Bug has transformed herself into a high priestess who raises the dead. One morning, her incantations work, setting off an acceleration of events ending in an Armageddon that launches her into the world.
GUADALUPE IN THE GUEST ROOM
by Tony Meneses
After the unexpected death of her daughter, Guadalupe Castillo must learn to navigate the world around her in a language she hardly understands, as well as learn to navigate the American husband her daughter left behind.
LASSO OF TRUTH
by Carson Kreitzer
A play about William Marston, inventor of both the lie detector machine and Wonder Woman (yes, both…), and the women he loved, both of whom served as inspiration for the famous character.
by Jessica Brickman
A promising young actor and a stage veteran test the boundaries of trust when one of them threatens to commit an act of real violence on stage during a performance.
THE TOMB OF KING TOT
by Olivia Dufault
A mother grieving the loss of her child channels her emotions into a comic strip wherein a child-pharaoh journeys through the Egyptian afterlife.
by Corinna Schulenburg
When Melinda helps her teenage student Perse make a music video, its sudden fame sets them on a journey of unexpected intimacy and loss.