Yale Playwrights Festival 2021
The Yale Playwrights Festival is proud to present virtual readings of 13 new, student-written plays. Spread over two weekends, these plays will debut on Zoom with casts of Yale actors for audiences in New Haven and beyond. Each reading will be followed by a talkback with the playwright, director, and their mentors. Come to one (or all!) of the readings listed below:
Friday, March 12:
1:30 pm JAZZ by Zyria Rodgers. Directed by K.G. Montes. Mentors: Deb Margolin & Lucy Teitler.
4:00 pm AUNTIE’S by Cassandra Hsiao. Directed by Bibiana Torres. Mentors: Laura Ekstrand & Julia Titus.
7:00 pm DINNER by Ella Stark. Directed by Madison Cole. Mentors: Aleshea Harris & Donald Margulies.
Saturday, March 13
11:00 am NICE GIRL by Gabrielle Poisson. Directed by Mikaela Boone. Mentors: Amy Boratko & Lucy Teitler.
2:00 pm OFF ROAD by Ethan Riordan. Directed by Rebecca Salzhauer. Mentors: David Auburn & Richard Deming.
5:00 pm NOT ABOUT KYLE by Ann Zhang. Directed by Sarah Valeika. Mentors: Eleanor Burgess & Shilarna Stokes.
8:00 pm CAVE CANEM by A. Emmanuel Leadon ’17. Directed by Cleopatra Mavhunga. Mentors: Aleshea Harris & Shilarna Stokes.
Friday, March 19
4:00 pm RETRACING ECHOES by Kevin Tang. Directed by Alex Thomas. Mentors: David Auburn & Deborah Margolin.
7:00 pm NOMAD GENES by Ella Attell & Daniel Blokh. Directed by Leo Egger. Mentors: Eleanor Burgess & Donald Margulies.
Saturday, March 20
10:30 am A BUTTERFLY IN A BARBERSHOP by Marty Chandler. Directed by Jacob Yoder- Schrock. Mentors: Hal Brooks & Edwin Sánchez.
1:00 pm PANCASILA by Arnold Setiadi. Directed by Malia Munley. Mentors: Daniel Egan & Edwin Sánchez.
3:30 pm SARAH, or LIKELY TO BE by Aaron Magloire. Director: Julian Hornos Kohl. Mentors: Dave Harris & Joseph Roach.
6:30 pm STALLED by Kyle Mazer. Directed by Luna Garcia. Mentors: Neal Bell & Anne Fadiman.
Performance Dates & Times
March 12, 2021 - 1:30pm
March 13, 2021 - 11:00am
March 19, 2021 - 4:00pm
March 20, 2021 - 10:30am
Please reserve tickets for each play you plan to attend through the eventbrite ticketing link. All plays will be shared via Zoom.