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UMass New Play Lab: Unconditional
Snowflakes by Dustin Chinn: Dec. 1, 2, 7 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 9 at 2 p.m.
Unconditional by Tatiana Rodriguez: Nov. 30, Dec. 6, 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Attrition by Nicholas Cummings: Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.
Gabriel Harrell and Gaven Trinidad, Kim Euell and Judyie Al-Bilali
The Curtain Theater, Fine Arts Center
UMass New Play Lab is a crucible for new work. A professional playwright and two UMass student playwrights will be given the opportunity this fall for workshop productions of their newest plays — works that represent fresh voices, big ideas, and envelope-pushing modes of storytelling. Being in the rehearsal room as directors and actors transform a script to action and words, and experiencing audience reactions for the first time helps our playwrights hone their ideas into new, sharper plays. Play Lab projects have continued on to further development in regional and New York theaters. Take part in this grand experiment!
Pay only $5 for students and seniors, $15 for general admission buys two tickets.
Featured on these dates:
Unconditional by Tatiana Rodriguez, student
This play explores the lives of young people who are caught in a cycle of abusive relationships with their partners. All of these characters are connected via a support group which meets regularly.
Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $15 general admission for 2 shows. Theater tickets are available at the Fine Arts Center box office, by calling 1-800-999-UMAS or by visiting the box office online.
Special thanks to the Hotel UMass, which is the official provider of accommodations for UMass New Play Lab artists.