5th Annual LaBute New Theater Festival


Play/ Playwright/ City, State

July 7-16, Set One

“Hate Crime” by Neil LaBute
"Waiting for The Erie Lackawanna" by Ron Radice (Andover, MA )
"Sacred Space" by Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich(Needham, MA)
“Percentage America" by Carter W. Lewis (St. Louis, MO)

July 21-30, Set Two

“Hate Crime” by Neil LaBute
"How’s Bruno" by Cary Pepper (San Francisco, CA)
"Sin Titulo" by Tearrance Chisholm (St. Louis, MO)

High School Finalists

“Depths of Hell" by Erica O’Brien (Webster Groves High School)

“Five Things I Wish My Mother Never Told Me" by Cicely Henderson (Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts)

“24th December" by Ella Schmidt (John Burroughs School)

“10 Steps to A Good Life" by Ella Genovese (Nerinx Hall)

“Dessert in the Desert" by Danielle Goldberg (Parkway High School)

High school plays will be presented in readings at the Gaslight Theater Saturday, July 09, 2017 at 11 am. Admission is free.



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