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Ashland New Plays Festival

Ashland, OR 97520 United States

October 2018

The Excavation of Mary Anning at Ashland New Plays Festival

October 17 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 1:30pm

Ashland New Plays Festival Ashland, OR 97520 United States + Google Map
$20

The Excavation of Mary Anning by Ian August takes audiences on a whimsical journey of the struggles of 19th-century English fossil hunter Mary Anning as she combs the earth for glimpses of the ancient past while also fighting to claim her legacy in a society that refuses to acknowledge her worth. Ian August is a New Jersey-based playwright and librettist. His works have been performed across the U.S., as well as in Canada, Australia, the UK, South Korea and Bermuda. He is a…

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Cold Spring at Ashland New Plays Festival

October 18 @ 1:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2018 at 7:30pm

Ashland New Plays Festival Ashland, OR 97520 United States + Google Map
$20

Cold Spring by Victor Lesniewski focuses on four parents as they attempt to deal with their responses when a teenager accuses his baseball coach of sexual assault and the ramifications resound through their own relationships. Victor Lesniewski’s plays have received world premieres at TBG Theatre and The Wild Project in NYC. He was the only American to be shortlisted for the inaugural Theatre503 Playwriting Award and was a 2015-16 Uncharted Artist in Residence at Ars Nova. He is currently an Artistic Patriot…

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Primary User at Ashland New Plays Festival

October 18 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

Ashland New Plays Festival Ashland, OR 97520 United States + Google Map
$20

Primary User by Nate Eppler is a story set in the future, based around a cutting-edge chatbot that unintentionally becomes a digital monument when one of its creators dies unexpectedly, and tells a universal story of grief while his loved ones argue over ownership of the digital remains. Nate Eppler is a playwright and new play advocate currently serving as Playwright-in-Residence for Nashville Repertory Theatre. In addition to his work as a playwright, Eppler serves as Director of the Ingram New Works Project,…

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The Abuelas at Ashland New Plays Festival

October 19 @ 1:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 7:30pm

Ashland New Plays Festival Ashland, OR 97520 United States + Google Map
$20

The Abuelas by Stephanie Alison Walker explores the ongoing and devastating repercussions of the military dictatorship in Argentina in the 1970s and ‘80s through the personal story of one family when a visit from two strangers exposes a 37-year-old secret, testing the heart’s capacity for resilience and forgiveness even in the face of the most incomprehensible betrayal. Stephanie Alison Walker is a returning ANPF Fall Festival winner, previously winning in 2016 for The Madres, which is receiving four consecutive productions in Los Angeles, Chicago,…

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