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Student-written and produced plays featured in theatre festival

Penn State Berks’ Fourth Annual One-Act Play Festival titled N.O.W. (New Original Works) at Berks will run from February 20–24, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. The festival showcases five ten-minute, one-act plays written, performed, and produced by Penn State Berks students. The NOW 2012 faculty producer is Radhica Ganapathy, Lecturer in Theatre, and the assistant producer/stage manager is Erin Edelstein, a senior majoring in Theatre from Lebanon, PA. The assistant stage manager is Ashleigh Levan.

N.O.W. is representative of the current students at Penn State Berks and promises to showcase amazing on-campus collaborations between playwrights, directors, and actors.

The following is a list of the selected plays, playwrights, stage manager, and directors for N.O.W. 2011:

  • Park Performers
    Written by Patrick O'Neill
    Directed by Kevin King
  • Waiting
    Written by Melissa Davis
    Directed by Danielle Fitzgeorge
  • Old Souls
    Written by Katelynd Knorr
    Directed by Ashleigh Levan
  • Brotherly Love
    Written by Cat Whelan
    Directed by Dashanyua Robinson
  • Let's Be Frank
    Written by Nicholas Lewis
    Directed by Ashanti Acosta
  • Morality
    Written by Stefanie Thomas
    Directed by Cat Whelan
  • Outted
    Written by Dashanyua Robinson
    Directed by Erin Edelstein

General admission is $10. Admission for Penn State faculty and staff with ID is $5. Admission for Penn State Students with ID is $3. For more information, contact Dr. Radhica Ganapathy at 610-396-6432 or via e-mail at RZG3@psu.edu.

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