Labute New Theater Festival • St. Louis, Missouri

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Labute New Theater Festival 2013

Labute New Theater Festival 2014


2015 Festival Finalists

The following is a list of finalists for the 2015 Festival

Play/ Playwright/ City-State

July 10-19, 2015

“Kandahar” by Neil LaBute
“Cold in Hand” by Steve Apostolina, Burbank, Ca
“Custom” by Mark Young, Chicago, Il
“A Taste of Heaven” by Chris Holbrook, San Francisco, Ca
“Stand Up for Oneself” by Lexi Wolfe, London England
“A Stranger Here Myself” by Rich Orloff, New York, NY
“After the Silence” by Anne Maria Wynter, Austin, Tx

July 24 – August 2, 2015

“Kandahar”-Neil LaBute
“Pitch” by Theresa Masters & Marc Pruter, St Louis, MO
“Homebody” by Gabe Mckinley, New York, NY
“Deirdre Dear” by Norman Yeung , Toronto, ON
“There You Are” by Fran Dorf, Stamford, CT

High School Finalists

Presented in a Reading at the Gaslight Theater Saturday, July 25 – 11 am

“Listen To Me” by Benjamin Killeen, Webster Groves High School, St. Louis, Mo
“Zodiac” by Meghan Rivkin, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire,IL
“The Day Netflix Crashed” by Veronica Silva, Clayton High School, St. Louis, Mo
“Coming In” by Hannah Ryan, Clayton High School, St. Louis, Mo
“Guilt” by Sydney Cimarolli, Webster Groves High School, St. Louis, Mo