NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2019 by UCR MFA Playwrights

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Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production

NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2019 by UCR MFA Playwrights     
An exciting festival of plays by Clark Fong Barclay and Michael Robinson, graduate students in the Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts MFA program

May 30 – 31, 2019
Thursday-Friday, 8:00 pm
Theatre Lab, HUMN 411, located next to the University Theatre
Free and open to the public.

May 30
HAPA
By Clark Fong Barclay
Directed by Rickerby Hinds

Biracial twins Clark and Erin negotiate their race, ethnicity, and ambiguity in order to receive support from an Asian American arts fellowship.

May 31
WHAT WE CARRY WHEN WE LEAVE
By Michael Robinson
Directed by Clark Fong Barclay

A one-act play based on the playwright’s short story, Cinnamon & Whitey
Secrets only his nonagenarian Granny can unravel, haunt Hamilton Dumas when an old Polaroid surfaces showing his father being brutally beaten in 1968 Memphis.

Plays may include adult subject matter, sexual situations, violence and strong language.

Free and open to the public. No late seating.
Though admission is free, a ticket is required. At 7:30 pm, one ticket per person will be distributed at the venue. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parking: Complimentary permits at the Kiosk for Lot 6
Information: (951) 827-3245  performingarts@ucr.edu  www.theatre.ucr.edu