Press - ​201​​​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival


​2​2nd ANNUAL PACIFIC PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL

The Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF) annually presents seven new plays in staged readings and full productions during a three-day period.  Audiences consist of local playgoers and representatives from theatres nationwide.

Photos

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​Prelude to a Kiss

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​​Orson Bean, foreground, Scott Waara and Karole Foreman in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Prelude to a Kiss music by Dan Messé, lyrics by Sean Hartley and Dan Messé and book by Craig Lucas. Photo by ​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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​​​David O, Dan Messé and David Ivers in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Prelude to a Kiss music by Dan Messé, lyrics by Sean Hartley and Dan Messé and book by Craig Lucas. Photo by ​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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​​​David O, Dan Messé, John Glore (obstructed), Craig Lucas and David Ivers in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Prelude to a Kiss music by Dan Messé, lyrics by Sean Hartley and Dan Messé and book by Craig Lucas. Photo by ​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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​​Amanda Naughton, Scott Waara, Karole Foreman, Manna Nichols, Rustin Cole Sailors and Nicole Cowans in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Prelude to a Kiss music by Dan Messé, lyrics by Sean Hartley and Dan Messé and book by Craig Lucas. Photo by ​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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​Dan Messé, John Glore and Craig Lucas in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Prelude to a Kiss music by Dan Messé, lyrics by Sean Hartley and Dan Messé and book by Craig Lucas. Photo by ​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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​Amanda Naughton, Scott Waara, Karole Foreman, Manna Nichols, Rustin Cole Sailors, Garrett Marshall, Marlene Martinez and Nicole Cowans in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Prelude to a Kiss music by Dan Messé, lyrics by Sean Hartley and Dan Messé and book by Craig Lucas. Photo by ​Tania Thompson/SCR.

​The Canadians

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Kyle T. Hester in rehearsal for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​​The Canadians​ by Adam Bock. Photo by ​​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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Larry Powell in rehearsal for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​​The Canadians​ by Adam Bock. Photo by ​​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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​Linda Gehringer in rehearsal for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​​The Canadians​ by Adam Bock. Photo by ​​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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Kyle T. Hester, Larry Powell and Linda Gehringer in rehearsal for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​​The Canadians​ by Adam Bock. Photo by ​​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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Adam Bock, Nick Waaland and Corey Brill in rehearsal for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​​The Canadians​ by Adam Bock. Photo by ​​Tania Thompson/SCR.

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​Larry Powell, Kyle T. Hester and Linda Gehringer in rehearsal for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​​The Canadians​ by Adam Bock. Photo by ​​Tania Thompson/SCR.

​Unlikeable Heroine

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Playwright Melissa Ross and director Gaye Taylor Upchurch in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Unlikeable Heroine. Photo by ​​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Dramaturg Kimberly Colburn, Playwright Melissa Ross and director Gaye Taylor Upchurch in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Unlikeable Heroine. Photo by ​​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Mozhan Marnò, Aaron McGee, Lynn Milgrim, Corey Dorris and Lorena Martinez in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Unlikeable Heroine by Melissa Ross. Photo by ​​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Aaron McGee, Lynn Milgrim, Corey Dorris and David Denman in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Unlikeable Heroine by Melissa RossPhoto by ​​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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The cast and creative team in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​​Unlikeable Heroine by Melissa Ross. Photo by ​​Debora Robinson/SCR.

​Whitelisted

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Director ​Sarah Rasmussen and playwright ​Chisa Hutchinson in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​Whitelisted. Photo by ​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Kwana Martinez and Sol Castillo in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​Whitelisted by Chisa Hutchinson. Photo by ​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Adam Haas Hunter and Rebecca Mozo in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​Whitelisted by Chisa Hutchinson. Photo by ​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Playwright ​Chisa Hutchinson in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​Whitelisted. Photo by ​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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The cast and creative team in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​Whitelisted​ by Chisa Hutchinson.  Photo by ​Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Dramaturg Amrita Ramanan, director Sarah Rasmussen and ​playwright ​Chisa Hutchinson in rehearsal for the 201​9 Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of ​Whitelisted. Photo by ​Debora Robinson/SCR.