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New Year/New Plays Festival

New Year/New Plays Festival

The Festival runs February 2-6, 2022 Tickets on sale NOW!
Participate in the excitement of bringing new work to life! PBD will usher in 2022 with Zoom readings of five new plays. The Festival provides playwrights the invaluable opportunity to hear their words presented aloud, and invites audiences to share their feedback in post-reading discussions which is instrumental to the development and growth of a new play.

Tickets for the 2022 Festival are on sale NOW!
Use ticket promo code NYNP50 for the 5-play package discount
Use ticket promo code NYNP30 for the 2-play package discount

For tickets, please contact the box office at 561.514.4042 x2 or [email protected]

JUST ANNOUNCED! Play lineup for NYNP Festival 2022:

Wednesday February 2nd, 7:30pm:The Science of Leaving Omaha by Carter W. Lewis


Thursday, February 3rd, 7:30pm: Dark Skinned Pavement by TJ Young


Friday, February 4th, 7:30pm: Past Midnight: A Visit with Larry and Viv by Donna Hoke


Saturday, February 5th, Noon to 1:30pm: Playwrights Forum


Saturday, February 5th, 7:30pm: The Chisera by Paula Cizmar


Sunday, February 6th, 2pm: how it feels to fall from the sky by Dominic Finocchiaro


NEWS ARTICLES
New plays festival and a weekly series of free readings coming to Palm Beach Dramaworks"
- Palm Beach Daily News, December 24, 2019
"Second PBD New Year/New Plays Festival a Resounding Success"
- Lacunae Musing, January 13, 2020

Diane and Mark Perlberg - Executive Producers
Penny Bank - Executive Producer
Sandra and Bernie Meyer - Associate Producers

Schedule

New Play Festival: The Science of Leaving Omaha by Carter W. Lewis
New Play Festival: The Science of Leaving Omaha by Carter W. Lewis
Feb 02 2022 07:30PM 

Iris feels trapped in her job at a crematory and wants to get out of Omaha. When Baker breaks into the funeral home to say goodbye to his recently deceased wife, he and Iris find themselves trying to understand the dismantling of their working-class lives before their pasts, and the police, catch up with them.

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New Play Festival: Dark Skinned Pavement by TJ Young
New Play Festival: Dark Skinned Pavement by TJ Young
Feb 03 2022 07:30PM 

When Harpo’s daycare business is threatened, she and her husband are introduced to Dwaylan – a man who can save her from being shut down. But what Dwaylan wants in return might be more than Harpo is willing to give, as the memory of the one child she couldn't protect comes flooding back.

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New Play Festival: Past Midnight: A Visit with Larry and Viv by Donna Hoke
New Play Festival: Past Midnight: A Visit with Larry and Viv by Donna Hoke
Feb 04 2022 07:30PM 

Summoned by Vivien Leigh's final companion, Jack Merivale, Sir Laurence Olivier rushes to the apartment where his former wife has been recovering from tuberculosis. Viv and Larry's love story was as legendary as their careers – until devastating mental illness tore them apart. Is it too late for them to make amends?

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New Play Festival: Playwrights Forum
New Play Festival: Playwrights Forum
Feb 05 2022 02:00PM 

Join the Playwright's of the 2022 New Year, New Play Festival as they discuss their works. Presented by Bruce Linser, Director of The Dramaworkshop. Ticketholders to any of the five titles will automatically receive free entry to this virtual event. Admission is free, but "purchasing" is necessary to receive the link.

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New Play Festival: The Chisera by Paula Cizmar
New Play Festival: The Chisera by Paula Cizmar
Feb 05 2022 07:30PM 

Set in the Owens Valley in the Eastern Sierra in both 1903 and the present, an early environmental writer and a contemporary scientist confront the questions: What actually constitutes “being green?” And how do we advance the rights of one group without harming another?

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New Play Festival: how it feels to fall from the sky by Dominic Finocchiaro
New Play Festival: how it feels to fall from the sky by Dominic Finocchiaro
Feb 06 2022 02:00PM 

After witnessing a woman plummet from the sky, five strangers in New York form a support group to process what they have seen. A melancholic dramedy about loneliness, loss, and the unending possibility of salvation through human connection.

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For ticket information, contact the box office by phone (561) 514-4042 ext. 2 or send an email [email protected]