Columbia Stages
New Plays Now

New Plays Now
By The MFA Playwriting Class of 2014:
      Alexandra Bassett
      Hammaad Chaudry
      Sander Gusinow
      Mustafa Kaymak
      Claytie Mason
      Ashley Minihan
      Rebecca Nichloson
      Bryan Quick
      Celine Song
      Michael Walek

Yvette and the Wild Shame
by Alexandra Bassett

Mentor: Elizabeth Swados
A summerhouse. A ceremony. A war. “Let them explore the island. What can happen? Mud, we can wash. Blood, we can also wash.”

Ruth and Naomi
by Sander Gusinow

Mentor: Richard Greenberg
This play is about obligation and sacrifice, and the consequence of loving unconditionally.

The Wishing Tree
by Mustafa Kaymak

Mentor: David Henry Hwang
What does it take to break THE forbidden?

by Ashley Minihan

Mentor: Amy Herzog
What if the one you love hid a serious illness from you... until he relapsed?

Anatomy of Pie
by Rebecca Nichloson

Mentor: Lynn Nottage
Anatomy of Pie is concerned with family, the silent energy between mothers, daughters and lovers.

Faust (a tragedy) (staged reading)
by Bryan Quick
Mentor: Alice Tuan
Drunk and raving, Faust sells his soul to get back the only thing he has ever cared about.

by Celine Song

Mentor: Will Eno
Family is a play about being born into a violent planet.

Men in Love (staged reading)
by Michael Walek
Mentor: Caryl Churchill
What do men really think about love and sex in 2014?

The Ford Studio at Pershing Square Signature Center
480 W. 42nd Street

April 3-26

Free Admission

Yvette and the Wild Shame

4/12 Saturday 8:00pm
4/13 Sunday 2:30pm
Ruth and Naomi

4/18 Friday 2:30pm
4/18 Friday 8:00pm
4/21 Monday 2:30pm
The Wishing Tree

4/15 Tuesday 8:00pm
4/16 Wednesday 2:30pm
4/19 Saturday 2:30pm

4/24 Thursday 2:30pm
4/24 Thursday 8:00pm
4/26 Saturday 8:00pm
Anatomy of Pie

4/11 Friday 2:30pm
4/11 Friday 8:00pm
4/12 Saturday 2:30pm
Faust (a tragedy)

4/4 Friday 2:30pm
4/4 Friday 8:00pm
4/5 Saturday 2:30pm

4/17 Thursday 2:30pm
4/19 Saturday 8:00pm
4/21 Monday 7:30pm
Men in Love

4/13 Sunday 7:00pm





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