Linnell Festival of New Plays

Gregory Moss, Artistic Director
Caroline Prugh, Associate Artistic Director

 


The University of New Mexico’s Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the world premieres of 2am Lovely by Irene Loy and Ashes Crossing Yellow Lines by Kevin Hathaway, two 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 3 through 11, 2015 in The Experimental Theatre on UNM’s Main Campus. This year’s festival also includes directed readings of new works by Denise Hinson and Rebecca Sánchez.

Please note that due to content and language, all the plays are appropriate for mature audiences.


Jump to:2am Lovely |Ashes Crossing Yellow Lines| Lilith, Darling|Chola Tripping|

2am Lovely
By Irene Loy
Directed by Heidi Handelsman
Part of the Linnell Festival of New Plays

When Jayden begins renting space in her friend Tia’s artist studio, she thinks that making art will be simple. It turns out to be anything but that. She finds herself distracted by what everybody else wants—her mother, her husband, the other artists around. Will she be able to focus and create her own original work? 2am Lovely is an unconventional story of artistic self-discovery.

Experimental Theatre
April 3, 11 at 7:30pm and
April 4 at 4:00pm

Tickets: $15 General, $12 Faculty & Seniors, $10 Staff & Students

Tickets are available at all UNM ticket offices, online at unmtickets.com or by calling 925-5858.

 

Ashes Crossing Yellow Lines
By Kevin Hathaway
Directed by Matthew Yde
Part of the Linnell Festival of New Plays

When two estranged brothers are suddenly thrust together on a road trip from New Mexico to Minnesota to claim their fugitive father’s body, secrets are revealed that change them forever. Fourteen years ago, charismatic cult leader Ezekiel Ash tore apart his family after being confronted for raping a young girl. With the help of strangers they meet along the way, Colin and Andrew begin to rebuild their family one painful memory at a time. Ashes Crossing Yellow Lines is a story of redemption as two brothers learn more about one another in 2,000 miles than they had in 28 years.

Experimental Theatre
April 4, 10 at 7:30pm and
April 11 at 4:00pm

Tickets: $15 General, $12 Faculty & Seniors, $10 Staff & Students

Tickets are available at all UNM ticket offices, online at unmtickets.com, or by calling 925-5858.
For more information call 277-4332.

 

Lilith, Darling
By Denise Hinson
Directed by Simón Hanukai
Part of the Linnell Festival of New Plays

Performed by two actors, Lilith, Darling is a collection of vignettes of women in the wild.

Experimental Theatre
Tuesday, April 7, 7:30PM
Admission Free

Tuesday April 7, admission free

Chola Tripping
By Rebecca Sanchez
Directed by Matthew Lee

Chola Tripping tells the story of a college freshman from New Mexico trying to be noticed and accepted in her new Ivy League environment.

Experimental Theatre
Wednesday, April 8, 7:30PM
Admission Free


 

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