Source Festival’s Rites of Passage theme involves “moments that define who we are.” These pivotal moments help define our character and provide a solid basis for a number of different playwriting choices.
It’s taco night in the Source rehearsal studio. As three strangers sit down to dinner, their similar anxieties bring them into a shared space that starts to feel like home. With its rich details, The Pressure Cooker is like a magic painting, inviting audience members to step inside and contemplate a single, shared moment.
Over a series of experiments, a scientist is drawn ever closer to his subject in this elegant, gymnastic dance of opposites. One of the Source Festival’s three Artistic Blind Dates, this hypnotic collaboration between a filmmaker (Dannie Snyder), a puppeteer (Lisi Stoessel), and an object manipulation specialist (Drex) is greater than the sum of its […]
When the man in the fedora leads the audience onto 14th Street and promises they’re about to see something that “has never before existed in the history of this evening,” he’s not kidding. Filter, one of three Artistic Blind Dates at this year’s Source Festival, is a unique examination of places and the way people […]
Once upon a time, there was a lonely critic. Never mind where he lived, nor care whether he was tall or handsome, though he certainly was not rich. One day, this lonely critic went to see Gregory Moss’ play The Uses of Enchantment as part of the Source Theatre’s annual festival.
Visitors come to a beautiful island seeking to fulfill their hopes and are greeted by an enigmatic host with a foreign accent and his short assistant. A description of the old ABC show Fantasy Island with Ricardo Montalban? No, Norman Allen’s The House Halfway running as part of the Source Festival is much smarter and […]
Theo Turner thought he had escaped his parents and life in a double-wide trailer for an academic life exploring the formation of the universe. Unfortunately, he finds that he and his wife need them to complete an adoption. The confrontation with his past forms the foundation of Qualities of Starlight, a thoughtful and entertaining new […]
The Rites of Passage, the second of the three 10-minute play events which opened the Source Festival, involves those pivotal moments that help define our character and provide a solid basis for a number of different playwriting choices.
Source Festival, DC’s longest-running festival of new works, will be presenting 25 new works from artists around the country over the next few weeks. For those who like quick takes, Source has three 10-minute play nights arranged around the themes Redeeming Demons, Rights of Passage and Ethereal Encounters.
This just in – Source Festival is holding an open, NON-Equity call to cast eighteen 10-Minute Plays and three Full-Length Plays. Auditions will run from 10am to 6pm on February 1, 2, 3 at Source, 1835 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC (South of T Street)Nearest Metro: Green or Yellow line to U Street. These plays are […]