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The Neurodiversity New Play Festival

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Presented by Spectrum Theatre Ensemble at Online/Virtual Space

Jul 31 2020
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Aug 02 2020
The Neurodiversity New Play Festival

This online live festival event will feature plays written by neurodiverse artists, capstones of works that are in progress by emerging professional playwrights, and panels discussing different challenges and opportunities.

The Neurodiversity New Play Festival will generate a marketable, replicable body of work that expands the American play cannon with neurodiverse voices and stories. It was developed in collaboration with and for the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble Company, and to serve the communities they represent.

This online live festival event will feature plays written by neurodiverse artists, capstones of works that are in progress by emerging professional playwrights, and panels discussing different

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Schedule (in CDT)
Friday, July 31, 2020

5:00 PM
Elevating the Voice: Neurodiversity

5:30 PM
10-Minute Play: Respec by Oscar Cabrera, Directed by Dewey Scott Wiley

6:15 PM
10-Minute Panel Discussion with Mashuq Deen

7:00 PM
Full-Length Play: The Age of Belief by Michael John Carley, Directed by Dewey Scott Wiley

8:30 PM
Playwright Interview: Michael John Carley and Dewey Scott Wiley
Saturday, August 1, 2020

2:00 PM
STE Feature: Viewpoints in Social Distancing

2:45 PM
Scene: Importance of Being by Jeremy Kamps

3:30 PM
One-Act Play: Piotr’s Magic Radio by Michael John Carley, Directed by Dewey Scott Wiley

5:00 PM
10-Minute Play: The Simulation… of Sensory Overload by Charles L. Hughes, Directed by Teddy Lytle

5:30 PM
Wrap-Up: STE Sizzle Reel
Sunday, August 2, 2020

2:00 PM
UP Next Panel: The Exonerated, Produced by Javier Aybar, Directed by Deron Williams, Featuring Jay Walker

2:45 PM
10-Minute Play: Internal Negotiations by Kevin Talley, Directed by Clay B. Martin

3:30 PM
Full-Length Play: Light Switch by Dave Osmundsen, Directed by Clay B. Martin

5:30 PM
Playwright Interview: Gary Garrison and Dave Osmundsen

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.
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