Part of ESPA at Primary Stages' DETENTION series No. 35: Unconventional
Written by Joe Breen
Performed by Vanessa Peresa-Felix, Sarah Traisman, and Sarah Young
2 performances at 7pm and 9pm on July 12th, Tuesday.
Detention is an evening of new and original theater pieces written, directed, and performed exclusively by ESPA students. For each Detention, our playwrights have two weeks to create new, short plays based on a challenging writing assignment by a prominent guest artist. A handful of these plays are selected, staffed with a student director, and cast with student actors for a one-night-only, down and dirty production at Jimmy's No. 43 in the East Village. Detention plays have gone on to both publication and full production. This program continually brings the ESPA community of artists together in a raw, collaborative challenge with public exposure.
Detention performances take place a few times each semester, and participation is limited to ESPA students. Detention assignments will be announced 4-6 weeks prior to each performance.