Archives: Private Table Readings in The Lab

2017

ALREADY DEAD by Morag Shepherd – also reading at PYGmalion Theatre Company, March 2017
MOMMY DANCES WITH THE DEVIL by Rachel Bublitz, dramaturg Greg Hatch
ZOMBIE THOUGHTS by Jennifer A. Kokai and Oliver Kokai-Means, dramaturg Greg Hatch
(in)divisible (thrice) by Austin Archer, Matthew Ivan Bennett, Carleton Bluford, Rachel Bublitz, Elaine Jarvik, Julie Jensen, Jennifer A. Kokai, Melissa Leilani Larson, Jenifer Nii, Eric Samuelsen, Morag Shepherd and Debora Threedy, dramaturgs Greg Hatch, Janine Sobeck-Knighton, Martine Kei Green-Rogers – premiered by Plan-B, June 2017
AN EVENING WITH TWO AWFUL MEN by Elaine Jarvik, dramaturg Greg Hatch – optioned for Plan-B’s 2018/18 Season
MOUNTAIN LAW (twice) by Melissa Leilani Larson, dramaturgs Greg Hatch, Janine Sobeck Knighton – part of Plan-B’s 2017/18 Script-In-Hand Series

2016

JUMP by Austin Archer – will premiere at Plan-B in a co-production with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory, April 2018
HOW LONG CAN YOU STAND ON THE TRAIN TRACKS: A GAME FOR TWO SISTERS by Morag Shepherd – premiered by Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory/Sackerson, July 2017
FIGURINE by Matthew Ivan Bennett
THE WEIRD PLAY by Jenifer Nii, dramaturg Sydney Cheek–O’Donnell – will premiere at Plan-B in a co-production with Sackerson, March 2018
THE ICE FRONT by Eric Samuelsen, dramaturg Greg Hatch – workshopped as part of Pioneer Theatre Company’s Play-By-Play Series, April 2017; will premiere at Plan-B, November 2017
THE LOOKING GLASS by Debora Threedy
ZOMBIE THOUGHTS by Jennifer Kokai & Oliver Kokai-Means
RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN. by Elaine Jarvik – will premiere at Plan-B as the fifth annual Free Elementary School Tour, October 2017
SWEETHEART COME by Melissa Leilani Larson – 2016 O’Neill Semi-Finalist; optioned for PYGmalion Theatre Company’s 2018/19 season
rə’zistəns by Carleton Bluford
NOT ONE DROP by Morag Shepherd – premiered at Plan-B, March 2017

2015

QUARTER HORSE by Rob Tennant – read as part of Plan-B’s 2016/17 Script-In-Hand Series
THE LIVING END (now WINTER) by Julie Jensen – NNPN rolling world premiere, originating at Salt Lake Acting Company, January 2017
WHAT WE HAD TO by Matthew Ivan Bennett – read as part of Plan-B’s 2016/17 Script-In-Hand Series
RAIN IN HIS FACE by Eric Samuelsen
THE ART OF FLOATING by Jenny Kokai – read as part of Plan-B’s 2016/17 Script-In-Hand Series
KINGDOM OF HEAVEN by Jenifer Nii & David Evanoff – premiered at Plan-B, April 2016
THE KREUTZER SONATA by Eric Samuelsen – premiered at Plan-B in a co-production with NOVA Chamber Music Series, October 2015 (also played United Solo Theatre Festival, NYC, November 2015)
BLUE MONEY by Julie Jensen
THE EDIBLE COMPLEX by Melissa Leilani Larson – premiered at Plan-B as the fourth annual Free Elementary School Tour, October 2016
LET DOWN YOUR HAIR by Matthew Ivan Bennett –  2016 O’Neill Finalist

2014

MARRY CHRISTMAS by Elaine Jarvik – premiered at Plan-B, December 2014
THE PRIESTHOOD by Carleton Bluford
TRANSITION by Eric Samuelsen
ONE BIG UNION by Debora Threedy – workshopped as part of Utah Shakespeare Festival’s New American Playwrights Project (now Words3), August 2016; premiered at Plan-B, November 2016
MAMA by Carleton Bluford – premiered at Plan-B, February 2015
BOOKSMART by Rob Tennant – premiered at Plan-B, December 2015
BASED ON A TRUE STORY by Elaine Jarvik – premiered at Plan-B, February 2016
CANOSSA by Eric Samuelsen
RUFF! by Jenifer Nii – premiered at Plan-B as the third annual Free Elementary School Tour, August 2015
BALTHAZAR by Debora Threedy
PILOT PROGRAM by Melissa Leilani Larson – premiered at Plan-B, April 2015

2013

THE CAUSE by Matthew Ivan Bennett
TWO STORIES by Elaine Jarvik – premiered at Salt Lake Acting Company, February 2014
WRESTLING WITH ANGELS by Debora Threedy – reading at PYGmalion Theatre Company, October 2013
UNTITLED by Jenifer Nii
MOCKINGBIRD by Julie Jensen – premiered at the Kennedy Center Center Theatre for Young Audiences, January 2015
DIFFERENT=AMAZING by Matthew Ivan Bennett – premiered at Plan-B as the second annual Free Elementary School Tour, March 2014
CHRISTMAS WITH MISFITS by Julie Jensen – premiered at Plan-B, December 2014
CLEARING BOMBS by Eric Samuelsen – premiered at Plan-B, March 2014, nominated for Pulitzer Prize

From 2008-2012, The Lab was a training program with a focus on short plays and a spring recital, in partnership with the now-defunct Meat & Potato Theatre.

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