7th Annual Dream Up Festival to Take Over Theatre for the New City

News   7th Annual Dream Up Festival to Take Over Theatre for the New City The line-up includes 19 plays, musicals, dance pieces, solo and interdisciplinary works.
The cast of <i>Alpha 66</i>
The cast of Alpha 66

Theatre for the New City will present the seventh annual Dream Up festival August 28-September 18. The line-up includes 19 new plays, musicals, dance pieces, solo and interdisciplinary works.

The cast of <i>Mary V</i>
The cast of Mary V

The festival is billed as a “feast of adventurous theatre,” from across the country and from around the world. All of the productions are either world premieres or Off-Broadway debuts.

The line-up includes Robby Ramos’ Alpha 66, about a Cuban family called in for interrogation during Fidel Castro’s regime; Lured, Frank J. Avella’s drama based on factual accounts of persecuted members of the LGBTQ community in Russia over the past decade; Mary V, a feminist exploration of Shakespeare’s Henry V; and The Blind Truth, an autobiographical musical play from blind musician Vinny St. Marten.

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The festival is helmed by TNC literary manager Michael Scott-Price. For the full line-up of shows and to purchase tickets, visit dreamupfestival.org/index.html.

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