Pittsburgh New Works Festival

PNWF: Program D

By Eva Phillips The range of emotions and sentiments in the final program of Pittsburgh New Works Festival on display throughout the categorically eclectic array of three plays are profoundly mercurial and, at times, riveting. Revenge plots hatched by Lady… Read More ›

PNWF Program C: 2019

By Brian Pope Even with their short run times, the plays that make up Program C of the 2019 Pittsburgh New Works Festival don’t pull any dramatic punches. Whether they’re revealing closely guarded secrets, reliving past trauma, or hilariously contemplating… Read More ›

PNWF Program A: 2019

By Eva Phillips An embittered villain bent on vindication and clearing his literary reputation. A purgatorial lesson in the subtleties of the bard. A blind date that perhaps is not so oblivious to age or consequences. These are the stakes… Read More ›

PNWF Program B: 2019

By Brian Pope What’s better than one opening night? Four opening nights! For the last 29 years, the Pittsburgh New Works Festival has been a champion of the one act play. Each festival sees 12 plays receive full productions across… Read More ›

PNWF Program D: 2018

Pittsburgh New Works Festival opened their Program D one acts on Friday, September 14, 2018, putting together a group of plays that asked the big questions about the meaning of existence, and the not so big questions about how to… Read More ›

PNWF Program B: 2018

Enjoying its impressive twenty-eighth year, the hotly anticipated and highly regarded Pittsburgh New Works Festival (PNWF) is in full swing and delivering a new array of exciting, original one-act plays. PNWF, which involves a number of the outstanding theatre companies… Read More ›