Rockford New Play Festival presents an evening of Ten Minute Plays (staged readings), Thursday, August 14th 2014, 7:30PM at Mendelssohn’s Starr Center (415 N. Church St., Rockford, IL, 61103). Admission is free and open to the public.
The seven selected plays are: The The Paperboy Comes Before Dawn, by Chicago based writer Aaron Adair, Dam, Sweet Dam, by Steve Coogan of Rockford, Late Bloomer, by Caleigh Derreberry, a high school student from Lilburn, Georgia, Earth from the Moon by 2014 Rockford Auburn High School graduate Derick Edgren, Not Peace but a Sword by New York and Los Angeles based writer Mildred Lewis, Epiphany, by Rockford writer Charlyne Blatcher Martin and Roundabout Rumble by David Ross, also of Rockford.
The above plays were selected from a total of 111 submissions from playwrights throughout the U.S. and as far away as New Zealand. Each offers a unique take on the Festival’s current theme: Beginnings.
Doors will open at 7PM and seating is first come, first served.