BEST OF PLAYGROUND 23 (May 9-26) WP;
A HISTORY OF FREAKS by Katie May (May 13-June 15) WP;
ANNA CONSIDERS MARS by Ruben Grijalva (May 20-June 16) WPC;
FESTIVAL STAGED READINGS (May 25-26);
YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECT (May 16-19).
This comprehensive festival is produced by PlayGround, which is all about nurturing playwrights and developing new works for the stage. This year’s festival includes two full-length plays in rotating rep: Katie May’s “A History of Freaks,” about a circus sideshow; and “Anna Considers Mars” by Ruben Grijalva, which explores of-the-moment issues facing society. Also: staged readings, a young playwrights’ program and a series of short plays.