The festival kicks off with a benefit on Tuesday evening June 4 at 7:30 P.M. The benefit featuring refreshments, a festival pass, a raffle and a silent auction. $25 benefit tickets can be ordered in advance through Brown Paper Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com
All other evenings for the festival begin at 7:30 P.M. Admission to each evening is $10 a flexible festival pass for $40 covers one admission to all the plays in the festival or 10 admissions to one or more at a time.
Valet Parking for City Lit Theater after 6 P.M. at Francesca’s Restaurant at Bryn Mawr and Winthrop for $10.
The Chicago Writers’ Bloc has brought over 250 new works to Chicago and beyond – developing plays that have reached off Broadway, east coast, west coast and Midwest theaters, universities and communities.
Tuesday June 4 – WRITERS’ BLOC BENEFIT NIGHT – $25 – Refreshments, raffle, silent auction
The Glass House by JUNE FINFER
Wednesday June 5 – Oak Street Beach by BARBARA GEORGANS
Monday June 10 – Domestic Disturbance & Mother-in-Law Wit by HOPE HOMMERSAND
Hell is Canceled! by WENCKE BRAATHEN
Tuesday June 11 – Raizel’s Return by GAYLE ANN WEINSTEIN
Wednesday June 12 – The Life and Times of a Hopeful Romantic by FRANCESCA PEPPIATT
A Tale of Two Mamets & Paragraph 5 by BLAKE LEVINSON
Monday June 17 – The Girls Together Again by FRANCESCA PEPPIATT
Tuesday June 18 – Carole White and the Seven Deadly Sins by SAMUEL RADOM
Wednesday June 19 – Translations by RICHARD REARDON
Monday June 24 – Minister of Loneliness by FRAN ZELL
Tuesday June 25 – The Balance Must Be Paid by GERALD COLE
The English Teacher by BEVERLY ROSEN
I Do, I Do, I Do by JOANNE KOCH
Wednesday June 26 – The Ninkasi Brewery & The Uncertainty Principle & Kudos for Mangos by CHLOE BOLAN
Stockyards Theatre Project presents Chicago Writers’ Bloc at the City Lit Theater
Joanne Koch – Chicago Writers’ Bloc
2019 New Plays Festival- 17 New Plays by 13 Chicago Area Playwrights
The 2019 Festival Coordinators are Joan Mazzonelli and Francesca Peppiatt