UCR Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
New Play Festival
by UCR MFA Playwrights
Featuring plays by graduate students in the Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts MFA program. A different play is scheduled for each performance.
JUNE 2 AND 3, 2021
Wednesday and Thursday, 7:00pm Premiere on the TFDP YouTube Channel
Free and open to the public.
Download the New Play Festival program here
Some plays contain adult subject matter, sexual situations, and strong language.
JUNE 2, 2021
LILITH by Paige Goodwin
Directed by Patricia Cardoso
When Lilith learns that her ex-husband, Adam, has moved on and is getting married to Eve (yes, that Adam and Eve), she travels back to Eden to reconcile and win him back. Once she discovers the true reason behind the divorce and her exile, Lilith must confront the fine lines between love and hate, sisterhood and competition, mercy and vengeance.
JUNE 3, 2021
TURKEY, STUFFING, AND CEREBRAL PALSY by Andrew Justvig
Directed by Rickerby Hinds
Welcoming home their daughter, Kayla, for Thanksgiving, Scott and Janice are thrown for a loop when a "friend" comes home with Kayla. Chaos begins as they realize Kayla's friend isn't only her boyfriend, but that he has Cerebral Palsy too.
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