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Event Series Event Series: <b>2020 New Works Festival<b>

2020 New Works Festival

December 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - December 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

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Full Festival Pass $44 / Single Evening Pass $16

Over the past 17 years, more than 200 new works have been performed on the Firehouse stage through our annual Firehouse New Works Festival, which fosters the growth of New England playwrights while showcasing the talent of local and regional actors and directors. Playwrights from across New England submit their 10-minute shorts, one-act, and full-length plays to an independent panel who select the festival’s shows in anonymous readings. Directors and their casts then work with selected playwrights to produce two weekends of original theater.

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We are excited to share the 2020 New Works Festival line-up:

Friday, 1/17 @ 8pm: Full Length Play
Seeing Violet by Peter Snoad / Directed by Stephen Faria

*Winner of the Pestalozzi Prize for Best Full Length*

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Saturday 1/18 @ 8pm: A Night of Shorts

Filling in the Gaps  by Ken Green / Directed by Ellen Dempsey

The Angel by Robert LeBlanc / Directed by Elizabeth Randall

Where the Fireworks Come From by Michael Pisaturo / Directed by Katharine Clarke

The List  by Jonathan Markella / Directed by Astrid Lorentzson

Are You One of Those Robots? by Deirdre Girard / Directed by David Houlden

Locker Room Talk by Andrea Clardy / Directed by Bonniejean Wilbur

One-on-One by Elaine Brousseau / Directed by Leslie Pasternack

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Friday, 1/24 @ 8pm: One-Act Plays
The Unstable Bridge by James English / Directed by Adele Jones

The Brink by Eugenie Carabatsos / Directed by Stephanie Carbone

*Winner of the Honegger Prize for Best One Act*

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Saturday 1/25 @ 8pm: A Night of Shorts  
The Stake Out  by K. Alexa Mavromatis / Directed by Adair Rowland

The Only One by Anne Marilyn Lucas / Directed by Eden Tomaszewski

If I Had Wings to Fly by Judith Strang-Waldau / Directed by Anne Easter Smith

Loon Lake by Lawrence Kessenich / Directed by Josh Faigen

Duck Blind by Bruce Menin / Directed by Jesse Kalfel

Deal, a Reunion by John Shea / Directed by Geehae Moon

Closing Doors by John Minigan / Directed by Tim Diering

*Winner of the Honegger Prize for Best Short*

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December 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
December 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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