The West Side Show Room presents the 2017 Rockford New Play Festival Staged Reading at the Mendelssohn Performinig Arts Center and on Facebook Live.
Six new ten minute plays by Rockford and national playwrights will be read to the public, with a reception afterward.
• Climbing To God - Dave Carley (Toronto, ON)
• Dinner For Dear Husband - Rachel León & Ryann Robertson (Rockford, IL)
• Infinite Awareness Of The Present - Mahasin D. Shamsid-Deen (Prince George, VA)
• Laundry At The Coin & Spin - Stacey Isom Campbell (Cleveland, TN)
• Calypso And I - William Daer (Rockford, IL)
• Stamina - Donna Kaz (New York, NY)
The 2017 Rockford New Play Festival is made possible by a grant from the Rockford Area Arts Council. Playwright awards are made possible by a generous grant from an anonymous grandmother who sees women as the key to making the world a better place for everyone, including her beloved grandchildren Angelmax, Gabrielle, Gavin, Scott, Elan, and Kai.
Directions: Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center – Mendelssohn Hall – 11/15/2012 - 406 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.), west on Business 20 to downtown Rockford, where it will become Jefferson St., one-way westbound. Turn right on IL 2, Wyman St., immediately after crossing the Rock River. After curving left, turn right on N. Main St. Mendelssohn Hall is on the northwest corner of S. Main St. and Park St.