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Black Box New Play Festival 2016

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Fast-paced, Quirky, Multiple plays, Edgy, Entertaining

About the show

The 19th annual 'Black Box New Play Festival' at Gallery Players features 18 short new plays performed over four weekends. More…

This annual festival of short plays presents a separate program over each of its four weekends. The first weekend features 'Crisis,' 'Fire,' and 'Representation,' all by Brett Epstein. The programs for the 2nd and 3rd weeks feature a panoply of playwrights. The final weekend closes with 'Wrong Number' by Nedra Pezold Roberts. After the last performance of each weekend there is a moderated talkback with the playwrights and audience members.

Member Reviews (2)


Fast-paced, Quirky, Multiple plays, Edgy, Entertaining
Avg Score

Cliched, Edgy, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if see also show has closed great attempt to integrate the Black Box in mid season

Don't see it if see also

Also Only able to see the full length play. Disappointed ( just not my cup ... Read more Read less

Original, Entertaining, Banal, Fast-paced, Multiple plays

See it if You like multiple one-act plays from new playwrights. Hit or miss, in terms of story line or acting.

Don't see it if You only want to see a good full size play, this can be a mixed bag since the plays are original plays by fairly new playwrights.

June 4th, 2016
"A triple-header of fun…As Max, Steven Smith has great comic sensibility that seemed to channel the playwright himself. Smith stole the show, and the entire evening…'Crisis: Ocean Planet' was a tonally confused piece…The first week of the Black Box New Play Festival 2016 was an exciting evening s...
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