Feb 14 - 16 2020
Theatre Kalamazoo New PlayFest 2020

Theatre Kalamazoo New PlayFest 2020

Presented by Theatre Kalamazoo at Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre (formerly Epic Theatre)

A festival featuring fresh work by Kalamazoo playwrights

All February 15 & 16 events are free and no reservations are necessary. February 15 & 16 events take place at the Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre inside the Epic Center in downtown Kalamazoo.

2020 selected plays:
-Old Friends by Shelby Alexander, produced by Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College
-Record by Rebecca Chan, produced by the Western Michigan University Department of Theatre
-Harold & Taco by Emma Fergusson, produced by Miller Auditorium
-Dreamgirl by Bethany Gibson, produced by Kindleberger Arts – Summer Festival & Concert Series
-Anything to Give by Danielle Kropveld, produced by Center Stage Theatre
-Miss Julie by Amber Palmer, produced by Queer Theatre Kalamazoo
-Sunsets & Shadows by Tucker Rafferty, produced by All Ears Theatre
-The Special Friend by Dawn Richberg, produced by Face Off Theatre Company of the Black Arts & Cultural Center

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Special opening night festival event on Feb. 14, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

Romance Guaranteed by Art Nemitz: Kalamazoo Civic Theatre Carver Center Studio Series Romantic Comedy, to be followed by a reception.

Tickets are $15 and limited quantities remain. Visit https://www.kazoocivic.com/romance-guaranteed-2019-2020-productions for additional information.

Saturday, February 15, 2020: All events free of charge and located in the Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre inside the Epic Center

10 a.m. The Dramatists Guild of America (Michigan Region) playwriting workshop led by WMU’s Dr. Steve Feffer. Participants must register in advance by emailing steve.feffer@wmich.edu

2 p.m. Anything to Give, Record, Old Friends and Sunsets & Shadows, followed by a talkback with playwrights

4 p.m. Harold & Taco, Miss Julie, The Special Friend and Dreamgirl, followed by a discussion featuring playwright Art Nemitz

7:30 p.m. Anything to Give, Record, Old Friends and Sunsets & Shadows, followed by a talkback with playwrights

Sunday, February 16, 2020: Event free of charge and located in the Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre inside the Epic Center

2 p.m. Harold & Taco, Miss Julie, The Special Friend and Dreamgirl, followed by a talkback with playwrights

Plays contain mature content and are not intended for younger audiences.

The Theatre Kalamazoo New Play Festival is sponsored by: WMUK 102.1 FM, Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo and the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation.

Admission Info

Free Admission for Feb. 15-16 events in the Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre

Phone: 2693872245

Email: bethany.gauthier@wmich.edu

Dates & Times

2020/02/14 - 2020/02/16

Location Info

Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre (formerly Epic Theatre)

359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007