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Clark University's" New Play Festival"

Theatre - Performance

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, April 18, 2012 - April 28, 2012
7:30 PM-9:30 PM

Little Center
Michelson Theater

Clark's Theatre Program is an exciting generator of new works at many levels. The 2012 New Play Festival is a great demonstration of that work.
In April, the University will produce works by 9 student playwrights (3 readings, 6 full productions) on consecutive nights.
The production and development of these works was facilitated by Theatre Program Director Gino DiIorio and two professional dramaturgs, Erica Nagel and Jeff Zinn.

"Absolution" by Alexandra Tennant, directed by Christine Dunant
"And Likewise" by Hannah Yukon, Directed by Danny Zeliger
"Jet Boy/Jet Girl" by Alex Kump, Directed by Danny Balel
"The Greatest Bibical Story Every Told" by Michelle Houle, Directed by Chelsea Long
"You Cant Life With Em, You Cant Live With Em" by Shauna Noone, Directed by Hannah Yukon
"Slanted and Enchanted" by Thad Kelly, Directed by Maria Anderson

In residence are two guest artists, from NY, Padraic Lillis and from Paris France, Alberto Lombardo.

Padraic Lillis is a member of New York's Labrynth Theatre Company where has worked with the likes of Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Stephan Adly Guirgis. He is currently directing the Off Broadway production of Flight by Michel Wallerstein, featuring Maria Tucci.

Alberto Lombardo an alumnus of theater acting at the Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Lyon and the Antoine Vitez Workshops at the National Theater of Chaillot in Paris, Alberto Lombardo currently acts with several companies as well as his own productions.
He has written fifteen plays, regularly produced in France and overseas (Canada, Morocco, Germany, and Italy). Some of his plays have been edited by Art et Comédie and L'Harmattan; others have been radio-broadcast on France-Inter and France Culture.

Please call 508-793-7356 or email clarkarts@clarku.edu for information, reservations and complete play listings.

Cost: $5 or free with college ID

Suggested Audiences: Adult, College, High School, Middle School

E-mail: clarkarts@clarku.edu

Last Modified: April 16, 2012 at 11:45 AM

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