The Festival has produced new plays from all over the world for the past 32 years.
From comedy to drama and traditional to cutting-edge, there’s always something for everyone to love. The plays are presented over five weeks by some of the Pittsburgh region’s theatre companies and top-notch acting talent from all corners of the Greater Pittsburgh area.
All performances are at the Genesius Theater at Duquesne University, located at 1225 Seitz Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.
Program A | August 24 – 27
Nemeses by Tom Moran of Fairbanks, AK | produced by Thoreau, NM – A Production Company
Fifteen Minutes (With Licorice) by Michelle Giusto of Levittown, NY | produced by The Summer Company
Spring Band Concert by Sean Lenhart of Pittsburgh, PA | produced by Play On Words
Program B | August 31 – September 3
Lucid by Dana Hall of Orland Park, IL | produced by Iron Horse Theatre Company
Frank & Frannie, With Love by Nick Rafello of New York, NY | produced by The Theatre Factory
My Top 5 by Amy V Morse of Princeton Jct, NJ | produced by Prime Stage Theatre
Program C | September 7 – 10
Up and Away by Thomas Andrews of Sewickley, PA | produced by Straycat Theatre Company
The Ferris Wheel by D Lee Miller of Rego Park, NY | produced by The Bobcat Players
Still It Moves by Jeff DeSantis of Baden, PA | produced by R-Act Theatre Productions
Program D | September 14 – 17
Things, or, The Rothko by Vonn Bair of San Francisco, CA. | produced by Riverfront Theater
Resume by Julie Loesch of Pittsburgh, PA. | produced by Split Stage Productions
The Jelly Bean by Kevin Broccoli of Johnston, RI | produced by McKeesport Little Theater
Program E | September 21 – 24
Reunion (Love in Three Parts) by James Still of Los Angeles, CA | produced by Heritage Players
Reply All by Eric Pfeffinger of Toledo, OH | produced by Red Masquers
All Our Tomorrows by Roger Brookfield of Cheviot, OH | produced by South Hills Players