Linnell Festival of New Plays

Gregory Moss, Artistic Director

 


The University of New Mexico’s Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the world premieres of Chatterbox by Rebecca Sánchez and Angels All Die by Denise Hinson, fully-staged new plays by MFA playwrights in UNM’s award winning Graduate Program in Dramatic Writing during the Linnell Festival of New Plays which runs April 8 through 17, 2016 in The Experimental Theatre on UNM’s Main Campus. This year’s festival also includes directed readings of new works by 2nd year MFA playwrights Stephanie Grilo, Drew Morrison, and Krista Pino as well as an evening of works by the 1st year MFA playwrights, and an evening of Screenplay Readings.

Jump to: Chatterbox |Angels All Die

Chatterbox
By Rebecca Sánchez
Directed by Morgan Green

Chatterbox chronicles the relationship between Valentina, and effervescent and spirited kindergarten teacher and Marco, a uptight literary scholar and expert on the work of one reclusive Chicano writer. As Valentina struggles to assert herself in the relationship to become visible, Marco retreats more completely into the world of ideas. In a combination of linear scenes, interspersed with vibrant memories, the play explores issues of love, the line between art and reality, obsession with the written word, and the impulse to live in the moment.

Friday, April 8 at 7:30pm, Saturday, April 16 at 7:30pm and
Sunday April 17 at 2:00pm

Experimental Theatre
Tickets: $15 General. $12 Faculty & Seniors, $10 Staff & Students
Tickets are available at all UNM Ticket Offices, call (505) 925-5858, or online at unmtickets.com

Angels All Die
By Denise Hinson
Directed by Dan Rogers

Francis Abbott lucks into the opportunity to work in the hair and make-up department of the hottest soap opera on television, where he is assigned to Petra Walls, an excitable beauty. Francis finds himself falling for the actress and thinks she just might feel the same way for him—but Frank has a secret that could change everything.

Saturday, April 9 at 7:30pm, Sunday, April 10 at 2:00pm,
and Friday, April 15 at 7:30pm


 
Experimental Theatre
Tickets: $15 General. $12 Faculty & Seniors, $10 Staff & Students
Tickets are available at all UNM Ticket Offices, call (505) 925-5858, or online at unmtickets.com/

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