2008 Pittsburgh New Works Festival



Week 1 – September 4 to September 7

Johnny Quest and the Giant Kidney by Judy McGee
The Theatre Factory

The Funeral by Cory Tamler
Heritage Players

The Promise by Brian Paul Robertson
Apple Hill Playhouse

Week 2 – September 11 to September 14

The Mistress of Wholesome by Jacob Appel
The Summer Company

The Hope and Heartbreak of the Day Trader by James Sievert

Man Woman/ Hombre Mujer by Chris Gavaler
McKeesport Little Theater

Week 3 – September 18 to September 21

Cemetery Plot by FJ Hartland
CCAC South

Only Lightning, Only Rain by Chris Bondi
Gemini Theatre

Absence Makes the Eyes Grow Fonder by Joanna Lowe
Baldwin Players

Week 4 – September 25 to September 28

Air by Robert Isenberg
Cup-A-Jo Productions

Old Head by Margaret McCloskey
Open Stage Theatre

The Third Date by Alex Goldberg
The Rage of the Stage Players

Staged Readings

August 24

Thinking Outside the Box by Michael E. Wolfson
Kuntu Repertory Theatre

Thrown by Becky Ellis
The Red Masquers

Family Outing by Carol Mullen
Greensburg Civic Theatre

August 31

Davy Crockett Hates America by Sloan MacRea
Phase 3 Productions

Blur in the Rearview by Aleks Merilo
Caravan Theatre of Pittsburgh

The First Brood by Anna McGee
Pittsburgh New Works Festival

Special Awards

Outstanding Production
Man Woman/Hombre Mujer
MCkeesport Little Theatre

Outstanding Direction
Chuck Penick
Man Woman/Hombre Mujer

Outstanding Playwright
Chris Gavaler
Man Woman/Hombre Mujer

Outstanding Lead Actress
Jessica Kennedy
Man Woman/Hombre Mujer

Outstanding Lead Actor
Trent Wolfred
Man Woman/Hombre Mujer

Outstanding Supporting Actress
Heather Gray

Outstanding Supporting Actor
Dan Krack
Cemetery Plot

Lifetime Achievement Award
Tony Ferrieri