Three plays by members of the playwriting circle at Northpoint Training Center; a medium security prison near Danville, KY; will be featured in the Bad Theater Fest at The Tank October 31st – November 3rd. The festival celebrates risk-taking and diverse points of view.
Written by PEN Award-winning playwright Derek Trumbo, Objectify is a lyrical exploration of selecting a partner. This time the tables are turned as a woman must choose among a thinker, the muscular one and the dreamer. The play was created during Holly Hepp-Galvan’s 2012 Voices Inside/Out Playwriting Residency. Mary Hodges will direct. Objectify will premiere on October 31st at 9pm. Get your tickets now.
Ghost and a Soda by Calvin Sturgill is a mash-up of Jeff Foxworthy and Sartre in an alternate universe. Seriously. The play was created during Mel Nieves’ 2013 Voices Inside/Out Playwriting Residency. Montserrat Mendez directs. The performance is Saturday, November 2nd at 7pm. Get your tickets now.
A Brother’s Love Is A Brother’s Love by Troy Hughes follows two brothers who are reunited in prison after being out of touch for years. Lydia Fort will direct. The premiere performance is November 3rd at 7pm. Get your tickets now.
The Bad Theater Fest takes place at The Tank (151 West 46th Street, 8th Floor, NYC ). We will announce the cast soon.