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2008-2009 Season

New Writers Now!

Monday, October 27, 2008

7pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

Celebrating Community

 

Plays:

 

Goodbye Past, Hello Future

By Vanessa Vatran

 

Do Dreams Exist?
By Rose Stefany Quispe

 

The Last Goodbye

By Jorge Hernandez

 

Actors

 

Monalisa Arias

Gabriela Fernandez-Coffey

Wendy Nogales

Alex Perez

Fernando Romero

Manolo Santalla

 

 

New Writers Now!

Monday, November 24, 2008

7pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

Life in School

 

Plays:

 

Family Scenes

By Maya Rivera, Priscilla Ward and Pete Hall

 

Prozac

By Samantha Brew

 

FoxyFire

By Heidy Lovo

 

Hot Pocket Man

By Pete Hall

 

Problem Vision

By Mayra Rivera

 

The Dominican Trap

By Nathan Sanders

 

Scooby Doo

By Nanci Rivera

 

Intersection

By Engedasew Menkir

 

A Lesson

By Jorge Hernandez

 

Security Guard 2.0

By Pete Hall

 

Snow Willow

By Nanci Rivera

 

Twilight

By Priscilla Ward

 

Actors

Suzanne Edgar

Wendy Nogales

Fernando Romero

Theodore Snead

Andres Talero

 

Student Resident Company

Natalia Brito

Jazmyn Fuller

Mercedes Gramajo

Anita Guzeh

Pete Hall

Heidy Lovo

Nathan Sanders

 

 

New Writers Now!

Monday, December 15, 2008

7pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

Green Growing and Original

 

Plays:

 

Tree House

By Mayra Rivera

 

The Rule That Could’ve Been

By Nathan Sanders

 

What is the Meaning of It All?

By Jorge Hernandez

 

Stability

By Priscilla Ward

 

News with Joseph Little

By Nanci Rivera

 

Save Da’ Planet Fool

By Pete Hall

 

Intergalactic Conference

By Heidy Lovo

 

Poems by

 

Samantha Brew

Jorge Hernandez

Heidy Lovo

Marya Rivera

Nanci Rivera

Nathan Sanders

 

Actors

 

Ricardo Evans

Carl James

Wendy Nogales

Karen Novack

Kenneth Ray

Fernando Romero

 

 

New Writers Now!

Monday, February 2, 2009

7pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

The Legacy of Multiculturalism

 

Plays:

 

My Dream, Marian’s Dream

By the students of Ferebee Hope Elementary School

 

For Which it Stands

By Kamilia Epps

 

Actors

 

Ricardo Evans

Carl James

Wendy Nogales

Karen Novack

Fatima Quander

Fernando Romero

 

 

New Play Festival

April 6-8, 2009

7pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

Plays:

 

Time’s Up

By Ines Contreras

 

The Other Side of the Mirror

By DeVanti Shouff

 

In Labor of Life

By Sarah Giffin

 

Opportunities Taken and Given

By Julia Ruiz

 

The Elevator

By Nora Spellane

 

A Big Sister

By Samantha Mehring

 

A Dedicated Gardener

By Israel Nuñez

Tornado Boy

By Antawan Taylor

 

Actors

Ricardo Evans

Carl James

Wendy Nogales

Karen Novack

Fatima Quander

Kenneth Ray

Fernando Romero
Andres Talero

 

 

New Writers Now!

Monday, April 20, 2009

7pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

Theater of the Next Generation

 

Plays:

 

Cell Phone Play

By Katrina Phillips

 

Who Owns These Streets?

By the students of the Young Playwrights’ Workshop

 

Johnny De Bergerac

By Mayra Rivera

 

Theater is in My Pen

By Madison Leathers

 

Actors

 

Ricardo Evans

Carl James

Karen Novack

Fatima Quander

Kenneth Ray

Fernando Romero

 

 

Express Tour

May 6-9, 2009

7:30pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

Plays:

 

My Dream, Marian’s Dream

By the students of Ferebee-Hope Elementary School

 

Mom and Mr. Nachos

By Luis Hernandez

 

Ally in Blunderland

By Sophie ReVeal

 

Choosing Change

By the students of Oak Hill Academy

 

 

New Writers Now!

Monday, June 8, 2009

7pm

 

GALA Hispanic Theatre

3333 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

Writing and Rewriting History

 

Plays:

 

Personal History in the Making

By the students of the Young Playwrights’ Workshop

 

The True Story of Jamestown: How They Lived and What They Wanted

By the 4th Grade Students of Claremont Immersion Elementary School

 

Letters from the Civil War

By the 4th Grade Students of Claremont Immersion Elementary School

 

Marching Up to Freedom Land

By the 4th Grade Students of Claremont Immersion Elementary School

 

Actors

 

Danielle Drakes

Ricardo Evans

Wendy Nogales

Kenneth Ray

Lorraine Ressegger

Fernando Romero