New Works Next Generation

Readings of three plays around race and ethnicity


Join TheatreWorks’ New Works Initiative and Stanford University for readings of three new plays around race and ethnicity in conversation with the next generation of artists. Each play will be performed by Stanford students and directed by a mix of students and TheatreWorks artists. 

Each play will have a post-show Q&A with students, artists, and Stanford professors.

FREE VIA Zoom with RSVP!
Links will be sent to attendees before each show time.

Seating is limited for each performance. RSVP early to be participate in the post-show Q&A!
Reservations for each show expire 90 minutes before showtime.


Plays and Showtimes


Man of God

By Anna Meonch 
Directed by Marina J. Bergenstock

Sunday, November 15, 2pm PST



Zac and Siah or, Jesus in a Body Bag

By Jeffrey Lo 
Directed by Jeffrey Lo

Monday, November 16, 7pm PST



Baby Camp

By Nandita Shenoy 
Directed by Suhaila Meera

Tuesday, November 17, 7pm PST




A Collaboration with Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies and Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Coordinated by Giovanna Sardelli, Artistic Associate and Director of New Works, and Samer Al-Saber, Assistant Professor of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University

The New Works Initiative

New Works Next Generation is part of an Initiative founded to support the development of new works for the stage, and to foster the creation of up and coming theatre artists.