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Plays in Bloom Residency: Staged Readings of New Plays
May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
In the annual Plays in Bloom Residency, Bloomsburg University students and
recent alums will collaborate with a guest professional playwright in a
week-long development of a full-length play then participate in a festival
of short new plays written by student and alum playwrights. The staged
readings of each of these plays are a chance for general audiences to
respond to the plays-in-progress. Each reading will include a guided
post-play discussion about the plays.
A reading of The Astronots by Guest Playwright Mora V. Harris
Saturday, May 21 at 3:00 pm
Greenly Center, 50 E Main Street, Downtown Bloomsburg
A reading of Three Short New Plays by Student and Alum Playwrights
Tuesday, May 24 at 7:30 pm
Theatre Laboratory, Arts & Administration 036, on the campus of Bloomsburg
University at the corner of E 2nd St. & Chestnut St.
The student and alum plays are Action by Lydia Hannibal, Dark Clouds by
Russell Shelton, and The Great Princess Pilgrimage of Erwin Hall’s 23rd
Birthday Party by Samantha Corcos.
Plays in Bloom: A New Play Development Program at Bloomsburg University is
supported by the CGA, BU Players, a PASSHE Faculty Professional Development
Award, and a Faculty, Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activities Grant
from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Plays in Bloom is led
by Artistic Director Prof. David A. Miller, Associate Professor of Theatre
at Bloomsburg University.
For more information about Plays in Bloom: A New Play Development at
Bloomsburg University, visithttp://playsinbloom.org or contact Prof. David
A. Miller at [email protected] mailto:[email protected] . For more about
the Theatre program at Bloomsburg University, visit