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Players New Play Festival

July 5 : 7:30 pm - July 8 : 7:30 pm

$10 – $28

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Between July 5 and 8, witness the birth of a new play, each night! Local playwrights have submitted wonderful works, and each night a new show will be read by local actors in reader’s-style theater. Each reading is followed by a talk back. Join us for these never-before-heard works of art!

OF THE LAKE
Tuesday July 5 at 7:30pm
Written by Connie Schindewolf
Directed by Jalex Scott
In this drama a man and wife grieve the loss of their daughter who drowned when she was only three.  It’s been 20 years, but they still wait for her every night at 6.

GIN RICKEY
Wednesday July 6 at 7:30pm
Written By Derek Brookins
Directed by Elliott Raines
A 1940’s psychological drama following detective Jimmy Harding, who returns to the police force after failing to solve the mystery of his missing wife. On his first day back he discovers clues to crack the case, but do they add up? Fantasy and reality intertwine in this seedy noir thriller!

LATERAL MOVES
Thursday July 7 at 7:30pm
Written by CeCe Dwyer
Directed by Blake Walton
A seductive romantic comedy where artful gamesmanship comes into play as an engaged millennial couple find their respective unattached boomer parents have the upper hand.

WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES
Friday July 8 at 7:30pm
Written by Laurie Stoner
Directed by India Marie Paul
A magical realism drama about a suicidal artist blinded by a lightning strike, whose fraught relationship with the fallen angel who becomes her eyes and hands so she can paint again, regains her will to live a meaningful life.

Details

Start:
July 5 : 7:30 pm
End:
July 8 : 7:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $28
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Website:
https://www.theplayers.org/events-calendar/players-new-play-festival/

Organizer

The Players Centre for Performing Arts
Phone:
941-365-2494
Email:
assistant@theplayers.org
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Venue

The Players Studio
1400 Blvd. of the Arts, Suite 200
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Phone:
941.552.8879
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