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Young Playwrights Festival

Each year, a cohort of young playwrights is invited to spend a weekend at the O'Neill with a dedicated creative team to help them develop their short plays. Students receive a rigorous exploration of their work guided by professional artists as well as a script-in-hand public reading of their new play.

Public Performance:

May 19th at 5:00pm

Grieving by Abigail Eggers

Words for Worse by Natalie Hambidge

Timebound by Keira O'Donnell

One Step Away From the Top of the Mountain

by Emily Roy

A Crazy Cat Lady and Her Big Red Scarf

by Savannah Savas

Reserve free or pay-what-you-can tickets HERE.



The National Theater Institute's Theatermakers Summer Intensive trains students in a credit-earning curriculum of acting, directing, and playwriting. The six-week program focuses on: cultivating constant creativity practice, essential training techniques, high-quality mentorship, and collaborative opportunities that yield original work. Students' pieces are performed for free each Monday night.

Public Performances:

June 17th and 24th

July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

at 7:00pm

No reservations required. Performances will be held at various spaces on the O'Neill campus. You will be directed to the appropriate facility upon arrival.

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Blue Gene's offers drinks, light bites, trivia, karaoke, and even more. Plus beautiful outdoor seating on our spacious grounds overlooks the Long Island Sound! Events announced throughout the summer! Follow Blue Gene's on socials or visit our webpage to learn more.

The Pub will officially open for the season

Friday, May 24th.



Wednesday-Saturday 5-11pm

Sunday 1-6pm

Your patronage of Blue Gene's Pub helps support the O'Neill's educational and artistic development programs. 

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