Announcing Our 2019 ONSTAGE Finalists

This year’s festival received 171 play submissions, with participating playwrights completing our unique peer review process shortly before the holidays. I’m thrilled to announce our list of top scoring plays, and welcome both new and familiar faces to our list of ONSTAGE Finalists!

Ava Maria, by Anne Flanagan
Crabs(Dot)Com, by Rachael Carnes
Daughter, by Maggie Damken
DOMINION: Prelude to an Activist, by Brigitte Viellieu Davis
Float Back Up, by Ms. Philana Omorotionmwan
Girl, by Bethany Dickens
The Goldilocks Exit, by Gail Mangham
Heroes in the Seaweed, by Jen Huszcza
In Amongst The Weeds, by Kate Hawks
Interdisciplinary, by Ife Olujobi
Jump, by Gina Femia
Liberty Enlightening the World, by Kate Bell
Lowtide, by Allie Costa
Once I Was a Kingdom, by Gemma Cooper-Novack
Pay It Backward, by Donna Hoke
Poetic Licence, by Diane Sampson
Smiling Cat Candy Heart, by Jennie Webb
The Star Attraction, by Fengar Gael
Smiling Cat Candy Heart, by Jennie Webb
Sugar Love, by Meghan Magner
Swallowed, by Rachel Nicole Bublitz
Swimming with Giants, by Liz Kerlin
Triangle, by Christine Power
Waiting for Hugo, by C.J. Ehrlich
Wata Daughters, by Asia Nichols
Wave Walker, by Bridgette Dutta Portman
We the Sisters, by Laura Neill
Whale Shark Ed Talk , by Rebecca Zelanin
Whale Song, by Andrea Goyan
Where Mama Left Off, by Doc Andersen-Bloomfield
Word Count, by Katherine Varga

Finalists’ plays will be shared with our partner producers, who will then select works to read in their cities. We will share information on Partner Producers and reading locations/dates/times as line-ups are finalized. But in the meantime, CONGRATULATIONS to this year’s playwrights! You all ROCK!


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