A one-of-a-kind experience packed with world premiere plays, lively discussions, and some of DFW's best actors and directors, the New Works Festival has something in it for everyone. KDT showcases new works from over 750 submissions. For full schedule, visit www.kitchendogtheater.org
Saturday, June 24
by: Hope Villanueva
After a deployment to the Middle East, Mel, a female Marine, returns home to plan her wedding. How can she manage her family issues while still struggling with the ghosts of her time in Afghanistan?
Director: Jonathan Taylor
by: Elizabeth Doss
Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America's best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851. While America now celebrates his achievements, this play explores the line between utter genius and epic failure and what it cost an icon to make history. Winner of our 2017 KDT/University of Texas MFA Playwright Project
Director: Lee Trull
Saturday, July 1
by: Kirk Lynn
Carlo and Marissa decide to give up electric lights and alarm clocks and live like animals within the confines of their own home while continuing to get dressed, go to work, and talk to their neighbors like civilized citizens
Director: Tim Johnson
by: Jessica Moss
Privacy. Identity. Lookism. The value of women. A fast-paced ensemble comedy about the selves we create and the stories we consume.
Director: Emily Ernst