Monday, March 16, 2015

Getting To Know Our Young Artists

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre celebrates young writers with its seventh Young Playwrights Festival Showcase, March 19-22, 2015. The Showcase features three one-act plays from the winners of our high school playwriting competition and is directed, designed, and performed by up-and-coming local professionals.

Artist Bios: 3
by Hasani Kidd, Rufus King International School
Three prisoners of a totalitarian regime unlock one another's secrets as they are forced to choose which of them will be executed.
Directed by Thomas J. Novak Featuring local actors Marques D. Causey, Anna Figlesthaler, Ryan H. Nelson, Nate Press, Sherrick Robinson, Roqushaun Settlers, and Andrew Stachurski.

Hasani Kidd (Playwright)

Hasani graduated from Rufus King IB High School and was a participant in MCT’s Young Playwrights Festival Playwriting Residency 2013.

Thomas J. Novak (Director)

Thomas is an actor, director, and teaching artist in Milwaukee. He has worked at Milwaukee Rep, First Stage, Utah Shakespeare Festival, The Marcus Center, and Metropolis. He recently directed First Stage’s Young Company production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD. Other directing projects are W;T, BILOXI BLUES, and SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE. 


March 19, 20, and 21 at 7:30pm, March 22 at 2:00pm – Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre. All three plays will be featured each evening. There will be a talkback following each performance.

Young Playwrights Festival Showcase 2014-2015 tickets are $18 for adults; $12 for students, seniors and MCT subscribers. Tickets are available at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, 158 N. Broadway, by phone at (414) 291-7800, or online at,a 

No comments:

Post a Comment