Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Young Playwrights Festival Showcase 2016-2017

by Alexandra Gieske, Kyle Radomski and Malaina Moore Running Time: TBD

May 4, 2017 to
May 7, 2017

Studio Theatre
Directed by Alexander Coddington, Jake Brockmann, Grace DeWolff

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MCT is celebrating young writers with its eighth Young Playwrights Festival Showcase, May 4-7, 2017. The Showcase features three one-act plays from the winners of our high school playwriting competition and is directed, designed, and performed by up-and-coming local professionals. All three one-acts will be performed each evening during the Showcase in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre. This year's Showcase will also feature three Honorable Mention plays, receiving free staged readings on May 6 at 2 p.m.

SAYING GRACE

by Alexandra Gieske, Homestead High School
[Mentor teacher: Angelina Cicero]
A family navigates the complex choices of care for parents as they reach their 50th wedding anniversary in an assisted living facility. 
Directed by Alexander Coddington |  Featuring Gladys Chmiel, Molly Corkins, Marcee Doherty-Elst, L. Mark Flagg, Doug Jarecki, Izetta Rees

PRIDE & PANCAKES

by Kyle Radomski, Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School
[Mentor teacher: Carrie Baker]
A pancake-eating champion cheers his friend on to another, perhaps worthier, goal.
Directed by Jake Brockmann  |  Featuring Rae Elizabeth Paré, Joe Picchetti, David Stein

This Just In...

by Malaina Moore, Rufus King International School
[Mentor teacher: Anna Figlesthaler]
A young Milwaukeean grieves the loss of a friend due to an incident with police and seeks justice and change in response.
Directed by Grace DeWolff  |  Featuring Kaleb Hamilton, Ashley Jordan, Hannah Klapperich-Mueller, Aziz Rideout, Syd Michael Robinson, Nadja Simmons

TICKETS: $18 Adult/Regular  |  $12 Student/Senior/MCT Subscriber
Order by phone 414.291.7800 |  Order ONLINE
Order in person at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office (158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee) Monday thru Saturday from noon to 6:00 pm

Co-sponsored by:
BADER PHILANTHROPIES
THE JEROME AND DEBORAH ARONSON THEATRE EDUCATION FUND
MORGAN STANLEY FOUNDATION
WOMAN'S CLUB OF WISCONSIN FOUNDATION

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Click HERE for more information about MCT's Young Playwrights Festival

Playwright
Alexandra Gieske, Kyle Radomski and Malaina Moore
Production Staff
Producer Marcella Kearns
Production Manager/Company Manager Brandy Kline
Asst. to the Producer Samantha Martinson
Scenic Designer Shannon Heibler
Costume Designer Nicole Maritch
Lighting Designer Amanda McDonald
Propmaster Matt Norby
Sound Designer Luke Zembrowski

Stage Manager Bailey Wegner

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P=Preview
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T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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