Summer Play Festival Announces 2007 Lineup

News   Summer Play Festival Announces 2007 Lineup The fourth annual Summer Play Festival has announced its 16 plays, each of which gets a week-long full production at Theatre Row in Manhattan between July 10 and Aug. 5.

The full line-up follows:

  • Alice in War by Steven Bogart
  • Blueprint by Bixby Elliot
  • Cipher by Cory Hinkle
  • Devil Land by Desi Moreno-Penson
  • Flesh and the Desert by Carson Kreitzer
  • The Gabriels by Van Badham
  • Half of Plenty by Lisa Dillman
  • Lower Ninth by Beau Willimon
  • Minor Gods by Charles Forbes
  • Missing Celia Rose by Ian August
  • My Wandering Boy by Julie Marie Myatt
  • The Nightshade Family by Ruth McKee
  • Not Waving by Ellen Melaver
  • Novel by Anna Ziegler
  • Unfold Me by Joy Tomasko
  • Vrooommm! A NASComedy by Janet Allard The plays were narrowed down by a panel of theatre professionals: Elissa Adams, Neena Beber, David Binder, Matthew Byam Shaw, Jeremy Dobrish, David Dower, Gordon Edelstein, Jordan Harrison, Lisa McNulty, Richard Nelson, Sheila Nevins, Barbara Pasternack, Leigh Silverman, Daniella Topol and John Weidman. More than 1000 scripts were submitted from all over the world.

    Founded by producer Arielle Tepper Madover (Frost/Nixon, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Pillowman), the festival stages productions created by emerging writers, directors, designers and producers.


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    Memberships to SPF are on sale, and members can purchase tickets now before they go on sale to the public May 22. Membership information and more information about the plays can be found at www.spfnyc.com or by calling (212) 279-4040.