New Works Festival


Attracting theatre lovers from across the country, TheatreWorks’ New Works Festival is the artistic highlight of the summer. An extraordinary opportunity to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development, the Festival has launched many new works onto TheatreWorks’ mainstage and on to productions nationally.


Our 2017 New Works Festival ran August 11–20, and featured artists from around the country:


My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding
Book, Music, & Lyrics by David Hein & Irene Sankoff
Directed by David Leon Lowenstein


Past, Present, Future: The Shangri-Las
By David Stenn | Featuring songs of the Shangri-Las
Directed by Lisa Peterson


3 Farids
By Ramiz Monsef
Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh


Tiny Houses
By Stefanie Zadravec
Directed by Giovanna Sardelli


Deal with the Dragon
By Kevin Rolston
Developed with & Directed by M. Graham Smith


Information about the 2018 New Works Festival will be announced in the spring of 2018.
For more information, please contact or 650.463.1960.


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