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The Colorado New Play Festival will be back in full gear in 2022. Five playwrights, five distinct and diverse stories creating more magic in the mountains than you can imagine. Join us for a week of rehearsals followed by a first reading of each work on stage Friday, June 17th through Saturday June 18th. Find out more…

This year we are excited to launch the first annual Youth Playwright Slam, an opportunity for Routt County Youth to read their original works on stage. This will be a year you won’t soon forget!

Get the most out of the festival with your 2022 Colorado New Play Festival Pass.

JUNE 12 – 16
REHEARSALS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Join us as playwrights from across the United States work with actors and directors to polish their plays at the 2022 Colorado New Play Festival. These open rehearsals are often intense and enlightening and will help you understand the process of how a play makes it from page to stage.

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JUNE 16
PLAYWRIGHT SLAM

Students at the Boys & Girls Club have been working with writing professionals to develop original works. June 16th their pieces will be read on stage in a safe and nurturing environment where they will receive feedback from theatre professionals. The winner of the Colorado New Play Festival Youth Playwright Slam will receive a free festival pass. Event is free and open to the public. Location TBD

JUNE 17 & 18
MAGIC IN THE MOUNTAINS

Professional actors perform a first reading of new works. There are no sets, no costumes, no frills just the raw power of words! BUY TICKETS

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JUNE 17
DINNER WITH THEATRE PROFESSIONALS

Your Colorado New Play Festival Pass gets you an invite to the hottest ticket in town – an intimate dinner with theatre professionals. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask about the process of writing, becoming a character in a play, or how to direct. To join, purchase your 2022 Festival Pass, which includes readings of all five plays, company lunch, company dinner and invitation to the Wrap Party. Buy Now