Wisconsin Wrights New Play Festival

By David Schanker. Rand Higbee and Kurt McGinnis Brown

Directed by Jennifer Uphoff Gray, Talish Barrow, and Miranda McClenaghan

The Wisconsin Wrights New Play Development Project offers an incredible opportunity to Wisconsin playwrights as it focuses on the development of new works through extensive workshops and public readings.

The three finalists for Wisconsin Wrights 2009 will be in residence from May 30 through June 6 with public readings of their works June 4, 5, and 6.

For complete information visit www.dcs.wisc.edu/lsa/theatre/wrights

Produced by UW-Madison University Theatre at Hemsley Theatre, 821 University Avenue, UW Vilas Hall, Madison

Performances: June 4-6, 2009

Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 7:30 pm
"Kiritsis" by David Schanker (Madison, WI)
Directed by Jennifer Uphoff Gray

Friday, June 5, 2009 at 7:30 pm
"The Lightning Bug" by Rand Higbee (Hager City, WI)
Directed by Talish Barrow

Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 7:30 pm
"Broken and Entered" by Kurt McGinnis Brown (Madison, WI)
Directed by Miranda McClenaghan

Tickets ($10) are available through the Camups Arts Box Office at (608) 265-ARTS, in person at the Vilas Hall Box Office, or online through the WI Wrights website or www.arts.wisc.edu.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Three staged readings of new works by WI playwrights
Parts available for men & women
Directors are Jennifer Uphoff Gray, Talish Barrow, and Miranda McClenaghan
1 week of rehearsal/workshop
May 30-June 6
Staged readings are June 4,5,6
Hemsley Theatre, UW Madison

Auditions will be held on: Saturday, May 2 from 10 am - 2 pm -- 1st floor Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue

•We invite those auditioning to prepare one contemporary monologue and/OR be prepared for a cold reading from the scripts.
•Please bring a photo, which will not be returned.
•Also be prepared to list any scheduling issues you might have for the following dates: Saturday, May 30- Saturday, June 6
•SIGN UP ON LINE AT http://utproduction.blogspot.com/ after April 22.