Scottsdale Community College Theatre Arts presents the 6th Annual WriterzBox Playwriting Showcase, a collection of students’ original scripts performed and staged in short play formats.
The showcase features storytelling through two original musicals, award-winning poetry, photography and plays that embrace snapshots of modern life and futuristic cultures. The scripts range in length from 4 to 10 minutes. Caution: Some of the scripts contain adult themes.
The performances are open to the public and free to attend with reservations. To reserve, go to wwww.eventbrite.com. In search box, type in Writerz Box. Seating is limited.
The collection features the work of 14 playwrights. It will be performed April 2o-21 in the Black Box Theatre, which is within the school’s Performing Arts Center. SCC is located at 9000 E. Chaparral Road in Scottsdale.
The student-based production is under the mentorship of E.E. Moe, Artistic Director of The Playwrights WriterzBox, and produced by the collaborative Playwriting/Acting, Directing/Design and Technology programs of SCC’s Theatre Arts division within the Scottsdale School of Film + Theatre.
Since the showcase began six seasons ago, playwrights have received main stage productions as well as prestigious awards from the Vortex publication, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Maricopa MCLI Artists and the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, both nationally and regionally.
if you go
When: Friday, April 20 and Saturday April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Additional 2 p.m. matinee showing April 21; Dress preview April 20 at 2 p.m.
Where: Black Box Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E. Chaparral Road, Scottsdale.
Admission: Free with reservation. Seating limited. Go to www.eventbrite.com and type in Writerz Box. For more information, call (480) 423.6356.
*Some scripts contain adult themes