2020 NEOMFA Playwrights Festival

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For the ninth year, convergence-continuum continues its successful collaboration with the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA) in Creative Writing Program. The Festival runs two weekends, Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm, with different plays each weekend.

Week 1 (Feb 13-15) features the full-length play A Shape to This Ache by MFA candidate Morgan Elswick, directed by Jonah Raider-Roth, featuring actors Joan Janknowski, Joseph Milan, Clare Scott, and Kim Woodworth.

Week 2 (Feb 20-22) features the one-act play The Purple Queen by Ralph Myers, directed by Tyson Douglas Rand, and two ten-minute plays: First to Die Wins by Justin Lazor, directed by Eva Nel Brettrager and Autopoiesis by Oana Leuce, directed by David Munnell.
The Week 2 plays feature the following cast members in various roles: J.C. Cifranic, Samantha Cocco, Jamal Davidson, Mike Frye, Robert Lucchesi, Casey McCann, Grace Mitri, J.P. Peralta, Hannah Storch, Tim Tavcar and Monica Zach.

The 2020 NEOMFA Playwrights Festival opens Thursday, Feb. 13 and runs at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 22 at the Liminis Theater, 2438 Scranton Rd., Cleveland, OH 44113 in the historic Tremont neighborhood.

Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students. Tickets and information are available at convergence-continuum.org or 216-687-0074.