Good Kids at Clarice Smith, Feb 27-Mar 7

Good Kids at Clarice Smith, Feb 27-Mar 7

Big Ten New Play Initiative: Good Kids
By Naomi Iizuka
February 28 – March 7, 2015
Director Seret Scott

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Fri, Feb 27, 2015 . 7:30PM
Sat, Feb 28, 2015 . 7:30PM
Sun, Mar 1, 2015 . 2:00PM
Wed, Mar 4, 2015 . 7:30PM
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 . 7:30PM
Fri, Mar 6, 2015 . 7:30PM
Sat, Mar 7, 2015 . 2:00PM
Sat, Mar 7, 2015 . 7:30PM

Tickets: Regular: $25, Student: $10. Kay Theatre, Reserved Seating.

Description: UMD has partnered with the Big Ten Conference schools to create a new playwriting and performance initiative. Known as the Big Ten Theatre Chairs, the group will commission, produce and publicize new plays in an effort to influence the national dialogue about women playwrights and aim to produce higher-caliber plays that are effective tools for teaching theatre students.

The program’s first commissioned work, Good Kids, is written by Naomi Iizuka, one of the nation’s most acclaimed young authors and head of playwriting at University of California, San Diego.

Good Kids explores a casual sexual encounter gone wrong, and its very public aftermath. Who is telling the truth? Whose version of the story do you believe? What does that say about you? This play responds to actual events that went on to generate a national dialogue.

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