The Players Club of Swarthmore to Present 2017 New Play Festival

The Players Club of Swarthmore to Present 2017 New Play FestivalThe Players Club of Swarthmore presents its 2017 New Play Festival on the weekend of July 28. There are four plays, all by experienced area playwrights, each performed once in a staged reading.

The four playwrights are Julie Zaffarano of Broomall, Lindsay Harris-Friel of Philadelphia, Greg Nanni of Washington Crossing, and Dave Ebersole of Broomall. For them, these performances are an opportunity to see how their new works "play." The audience gets a peek at some exciting new work in its formative stages. Audience members are invited to share their impressions with the author after each performance.

The plays are presented at these times:

Friday, July 28, at 8 pm: Kentucky Lemonade by Julie Zaffarano, directed by Aaron Gould

Saturday, July 29, at 2 pm: The Wreck of the Alberta by Lindsay Harris-Friel, directed by Renée Schulz

Saturday, July 29 at 8 pm: Angst: Anger at the Gods for Not Inviting Us to Dine by Greg Nanni, directed by Tim Oskin

Sunday, July 30, at 2 pm: Maps for the Getaway by Dave Ebersole, directed by the author.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door, or in advance: or 866-811-4111. For those wanting to see all four plays, a special subscription package is available for $30. More information about the authors and casts can be found at

The Players Club is located at 614 Fairview Road in Swarthmore, PA. The New Play Festival will be held upstairs on the Raymond W Smith Stage, which is air-conditioned but not handicapped-accessible.

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