A vibrant theatre community requires just the right chemistry. Source Festival plays the role of alchemist, mixing the forces of rising talents and established artists to present 25 new works.
See the schedule and buy tickets here.
Each of the Festival’s three weeks examines the creative process from a different perspective:
– Week 1: June 12 – 20 | SPARKS OF GENIUS: 18 10-Minute Plays
Performing June 12 & June 15 at 8 pm; June 19 at 1 pm; June 20 at 4 pm
The Network • Seven Seconds Before the Conflagration • Mio Cuore — My Heart •
In The River • In The Fort • Something Like Loneliness
Performing June 13, 16 &18 at 8 pm; June 19 at 4 pm
Then and Again • J.A.P. • Foreign Tongue •
Girls Play • Saddam’s Lions • Amenities
Performing June 14, 17 & 19 at 8 pm; June 20 at 1 pm
Jacqmin Family in the Petrified Forest • The Shelf Life of Sushi •
He is Heavy • Rice Futures • Love Drunk •
There Are Shapes On The Ceiling Fan That Look Like Bats
– Week 2: June 22 – 26 | THE CHEMISTRY OF ART: Four Unprecedented Artistic Blind Dates
BLAME/GREAT(ER) – Performing June 22 and 24 at 8 pm; June 26 at 4 pm
It’s Me You Should Blame featuring Angella Foster, James Hesla & L’Tanya Mari
A Great(er) Depression featuring Jane Franklin, Brad Linde & Matt Ripa
MEMORIA/BUNNY – Performing June 23 and 25 at 8 pm; June 26 at 1 pm
Memoria Brassica featuring Karin Abromaitis, Tzveta Kassabova & Kristina Bilonick
Bunny, Bunny featuring Lisa A. Caruso, Chitra Kalyandurg & Seamus Sullivan
– Week 3: June 27 – July 3 | SYNTHESIS: Three Full-Length Plays
This is Not A Time Bomb by Aaron Wigdor Levy, Directed by Shirley Serotsky
Performing June 27 and 30 at 8 pm; July 3 at 8 pm
One night in the basement of a Brooklyn brownstone, three prep-school boys tackle life’s biggest questions about race, wealth, weed and who really owns hip-hop. Sharp, witty and honest, Aaron Wigdor Levy’s play leaves no easy answers.
Splinters by Emily Schwend, Directed by Clementine Thomas
Performing June 29, July 2 at 8pm and July 3 at 1 pm
When her younger sister goes missing, Sam’s family falls apart. Emily Schwend invites us into a world where soap bubbles overflow the sink, a yellow raincoat is spotted in the most unlikely of places and the whole world has to be re-assembled, one toothpick at a time.
It’s Lonely Out In Space by Sean Graney, Directed by Patrick Torres
Performing June 28 and July 1 at 8 pm; July 3 at 4 pm
On a rainy night in a spaceship bar, Rocketman buys drinks from an astronaut and contemplates making a phone call that could change the fate of the universe. Sean Graney, Founder and Artistic Director of Chicago’s The Hypocrites, takes us on a beautiful journey to a lonely place.
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