Archives: Private Table Readings in The Lab

2019

FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET by Elaine Jarvik, dramaturgs Greg Hatch & Janine Sobeck-Knighton – workshopped on SLAC’s 2018/19 New Play Sounding Series
ODA MIGHT by Camille Washington, dramaturg Charisse Baxter – premieres on Plan-B’s 2019/20 Season
THE AUDACITY by Jenifer Nii, dramaturg Greg Hatch – premieres on Plan-B’s 2019/20 Season
Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable
P.G. ANONYMOUS by Julie Jensen, dramaturg Charisse Baxter & Greg Hatch – commissioned by Rivendell Ensemble, optioned for Plan-B’s 2020/21 Season

2018

THICKER THAN WATER by Debora Threedy, dramaturg Greg Hatch
PRESENTING: SUPER CAT & REPTILE ROBOT by Rachel Bublitz, dramaturgs Greg Hatch & Janine Sobeck-Knighton – will premiere as Plan-B’s 2020 Free Elementary School Tour
ART & CLASS by Matthew Ivan Bennett, dramaturg Greg Hatch, workshopped in 2018 on The Constructivists Under Construction Play Reading Series, on PTC’s 2018/19 Play-By-Play Series and the 2019 Great Plains Theatre Conference, optioned for Plan-B’s 2020/21 Season
SINGING THE TO THE BRINE SHRIMP by Jennifer Kokai, dramaturg Greg Hatch, premieres on Plan-B’s 2019/20 Season
Meeting with Kevin Kling
DONNA by Jenifer Nii, dramaturg Greg Hatch – workshopped on Plan-B’s 2018/19 Script-In-Hand Series
FLORA MEETS A BEE by Morag Shepherd – premiered as Plan-B’s 2019 Free Elementary School Tour
KORIHOR by Eric Samuelsen, dramaturg Greg Hatch
MOTHER OF MAUDE: Being a Fanciful Speculation on the 
Life and Longings 
of Actress Annie Adams,
 Mother of Maude Adams,
 the Foremost American Stage Actress of her Age by Julie Jensen, dramaturg Janine Sobeck-Knighton

2017

THICKER THAN WATER by Debora Threedy, dramaturg Greg Hatch
ALREADY DEAD by Morag Shepherd, dramaturg Greg Hatch – reading on PYG’s 2017/18 Season
MOMMY DANCES WITH THE DEVIL (twice) by Rachel Bublitz, dramaturgs Greg Hatch & Janine Sobeck-Knighton
ZOMBIE THOUGHTS by Jennifer A. Kokai and Oliver Kokai-Means, dramaturg Greg Hatch – premiered as Plan-B’s 2018 Free Elementary School Tour, workshop production on State Fair Community College’s 2017/18 Season, second production on Building Better People Productions’ 2018/2019 Season, third production on St. Andrew’s Priory’s 2018/19 Season
(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 on Plan-B’s 2016/17 Season
AN EVENING WITH TWO AWFUL MEN by Elaine Jarvik, dramaturg Greg Hatch – premiered on Plan-B’s 2018/19 Season
MOUNTAIN LAW (twice) by Melissa Leilani Larson, dramaturgs Greg Hatch, Janine Sobeck Knighton – workshopped on Plan-B’s 2017/18 Script-In-Hand Series

2016

JUMP by Austin Archer – premiered on Plan-B’s 2017/18 Season in a co-production with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory
HOW LONG CAN YOU STAND ON THE TRAIN TRACKS: A GAME FOR TWO SISTERS by Morag Shepherd – premiered in July 2017 in a Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory/Sackerson co-production
FIGURINE by Matthew Ivan Bennett
THE WEIRD PLAY by Jenifer Nii, dramaturg Sydney Cheek–O’Donnell – premiered on Plan-B’s 2017/18 Season in a co-production with Sackerson
THE ICE FRONT by Eric Samuelsen, dramaturg Greg Hatch – workshopped on PTC’s 2016/17 Play-By-Play Series, premiered on Plan-B’s 2017/18 Season
THE LOOKING GLASS by Debora Threedy
ZOMBIE THOUGHTS by Jennifer Kokai & Oliver Kokai-Means – premiered as Plan-B’s 2018 Free Elementary School Tour
RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN. by Elaine Jarvik – premiered as Plan-B’’s 2017 Free Elementary School Tour
SWEETHEART COME by Melissa Leilani Larson – 2016 O’Neill Semi-Finalist; premiered on PYG’s 2018/19 season
rə’zistəns by Carleton Bluford
NOT ONE DROP by Morag Shepherd – premiered on Plan-B’s 2016/17 Season

2015

QUARTER HORSE by Rob Tennant – workshopped on Plan-B’s 2016/17 Script-In-Hand Series
WINTER by Julie Jensen – NNPN rolling world premiere, originating on SLAC’s 2016/17 Season, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble’s 2016/17 Season, Central Works 2016/17 Season
WHAT WE HAD TO by Matthew Ivan Bennett – workshopped on Plan-B’s 2016/17 Script-In-Hand Series
RAIN IN HIS FACE by Eric Samuelsen
THE ART OF FLOATING by Jenny Kokai – workshopped on Plan-B’s 2016/17 Script-In-Hand Series
KINGDOM OF HEAVEN by Jenifer Nii & David Evanoff – premiered on Plan-B’s 2015/16 Season
THE KREUTZER SONATA by Eric Samuelsen – premiered on Plan-B’s 2015/16 Season in a co-production with NOVA Chamber Music Series (also played United Solo Theatre Festival, NYC)
BLUE MONEY by Julie Jensen
THE EDIBLE COMPLEX by Melissa Leilani Larson – premiered as Plan-B’s 2016 Free Elementary School Tour
LET DOWN YOUR HAIR by Matthew Ivan Bennett –  2016 O’Neill Finalist, premieres as part of WTC’s 2019/20 Season

2014

MARRY CHRISTMAS by Elaine Jarvik – premiered on Plan-B’s 2014/15 Season
THE PRIESTHOOD by Carleton Bluford – workshopped on Plan-B’s 2017/18 Script-In-Hand Series
TRANSITION by Eric Samuelsen
ONE BIG UNION by Debora Threedy – workshopped as part of Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 2016 New American Playwrights Project (now Words3), premiered on Plan-B’s 2016/17 Season
MAMA by Carleton Bluford – premiered on Plan-B’s 2014/15 Season
BOOKSMART by Rob Tennant – premiered on Plan-B’s 2015/16 Season
BASED ON A TRUE STORY by Elaine Jarvik – premiered on Plan-B’s 2015/16 Season
CANOSSA by Eric Samuelsen
RUFF! by Jenifer Nii – premiered as Plan-B’s 2015 Free Elementary School Tour
BALTHAZAR by Debora Threedy – workshopped on Plan-B’s 2018/19 Script-In-Hand Series
PILOT PROGRAM by Melissa Leilani Larson – premiered on Plan-B’s 2014/15 Season

2013

THE CAUSE by Matthew Ivan Bennett, workshopped on Carnegie-Mellon University’s 2013/14 Season and the 2014 Great Plains Theatre Conference
TWO STORIES by Elaine Jarvik – premiered on SLAC’s 2013/14 Season
WRESTLING WITH ANGELS by Debora Threedy – reading on PYG’s 2013/14 Season
UNTITLED by Jenifer Nii
MOCKINGBIRD by Julie Jensen – workshop production on Weber State University’s 2013/14 Season, premiered on Kennedy Center Center Theatre for Young Audiences 2014/15 Season, second production on PYG’s 2014/15 Season
DIFFERENT=AMAZING by Matthew Ivan Bennett – premiered as Plan-B’s 2014 Free Elementary School Tour, second production on Faith Family Academy’s 2016/17 Season
CHRISTMAS WITH MISFITS by Julie Jensen – premiered on Plan-B’s 2014/15 Season
CLEARING BOMBS by Eric Samuelsen – premiered on Plan-B’s 2013/14 Season, nominated for the 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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