BOY MISSING by Travis G. Baker
In a small-town bar, Darcy and Jerry are going to have a ‘conversation’ about the missing boy who connects their families.
KNOCKS AND HOW TO ANSWER by Ron Kanecke
Two lonely people at crossroads in their lives meet during a hurricane evacuation.
GESUNDHEIT by Parker Lemal-Brown
After deciding out of the blue that he’s on his deathbed, a father’s cavalier attitude towards illness – and giving away his possessions – drives his daughter to desperation.
ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD by Gordon LePage
After the arrival of an unexpected young guest, a successful New York real estate agent must appraise the value of her properties past and present.
SLEEPING AT CAMPOBELLO by Jennifer Reck
Historical artifacts get borrowed and broken as the summer season at Campobello draws to a close, and a docent finds herself in a compromising position in the Roosevelts’ bedroom.
The five scripts will be performed at the 2018 Maine Playwrights Festival, running April 26 through May 6, 2018 at the Studio Theater at Portland Stage (25A Forest Avenue) in Portland.
Congratulations to the selected playwrights, and to everyone who submitted a new play for consideration in this year’s festival!