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THE GREENHOUSE is a play development program at FIU Theatre supporting South Florida playwrights. Three playwrights were selected for one-week intensive residencies in the summer to workshop/revise a draft of a full-length play. A director, a dramaturg, and age-appropriate actors will work with the playwright. The week will culminate in a public reading of the revised work — this year, virtually on Zoom.

Three scripts were selected. The author will meet with the director, dramaturg, and actors for three sessions over the course of the week before the final public reading of the play-in-process.

2020 Plays

Friday, June 19 at 7 pm
PURPLE HEARTS

by Jake Cline
director: Margaret Ledford
dramaturg: Andie Arthur

https://go.fiu.edu/97046587806

Zoom Meeting ID 970 4658 7806

Friday, July 10 at 7 pm
UNEVEN SIDES OF A TRIANGLE

by Marj O’Neill-Butler
director: Victoria Collado
dramaturg: Meredith Bartmon

https://go.fiu.edu/91025204669

Zoom Meeting ID: 910 2520 4669

Friday, July 17 at 7 pm
THE WORDS OF DEAD MEN

by Israel Garcia
director: Matt Stabile
dramaturg: Christine Dolen

https://go.fiu.edu/97879440278

Zoom Meeting ID: 978 7944 0278

Greenhouse Staff

Managing Director:  Michael Yawney

Assistant Managing Director: Pedro Urquia

Assistant Dramaturg: Brandon Urrutia

Student Observers: Tee Chestnut, Natalie Ordonez, Daniella Valdivieso

Previous Greenhouse Plays

2019
Poolside Glow by Luis Roberto Herrera
Overactive Letdown by Gina Montet
Little Boy/Little Man by Rudi Goblen

2018
Rev. Nathaniel’s Daughter by Andie Arthur

Malvolio by Betty Shamieh
Investments in Time and Money by Israel Garcia

Read more about The Greenhouse: FIU Theatre Launches New Play Initiative, June 8, 2018

Playwright Andie Arthur during a 2018 workshop of her play REV. NATHANIEL’S DAUGHTER.

The team for 2018’s REV. NATHANIEL’S DAUGHTER read through a draft of the script.

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