It's our 10th year of the Festival of New American Plays and from over 200 submissions, we have narrowed it down to the final two! Firehouse is very proud and excited to host staged readings of the final two before letting the audience decide who will take home the top prize!
This year's Festival is generously sponsored by:
Engine Sponsor: Carole Weinstein
Brigade Sponsor: Nancy and Dick Krider
Station House #10 Sponsor: Sandy & Heyn Kjerulf
by David Rush
Directed by Kerrigan Sullivan
During the l970's the American painter Jamie Wyeth (son of Andrew) created a series of works about the dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Nureyev's Eyes imagines what their encounters may have been like, how their relationship evolved, and how they changed each other. When Wyeth meets Nureyev at a party and decides to paint him, he first has to overcome the dancer's reluctance, and then has to deal with Nureyev's explosive personality.
Featuring Matt Bloch and Dean Knight. Narrated by Sarah Legere.
Thursday, June 28th at 7:30pm
Saturday, June 30th at 7:30pm
Memories of Lost Time
by Jeffrey Wolf
Directed by Deejay Gray
Memories of Lost Time takes place during a man's last night in prison after he is proven innocent and is going to be released. The play explores whether a person can ever come back from living in prison and what it means when a person thought guilty of murder is suddenly innocent.
Featuring Axle Burtness, Augustin J. Correro, Marquis Hazelwood, Katrinah Lewis, and Iman Shabazz. Narrated by Sarah Legere.
Friday, June 29th at 7:30pm
Sunday, July 1st at 7:30pm
Each play will receive two staged readings and audience members who see both plays are able to vote for the winner! The first and second place announcements will happen at the end of the festival. Come be a part of selecting our New American Play!
Tickets are $5 for one and $8 to see both.
Season subscribers get into readings for FREE!
To reserve your ticket(s), email: email@example.com