Ten-Minute Play Festival

Feb 08, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018
Undergraduate Playwrights
Theatre B
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:00pm


The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts is proud to present the 21st Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival. Join us for the premiere of these undergraduate playwright’s new works!

Please Note: Ten-Minute Play Festival productions will take place on February 8, 9, and 10 at 8:00 p.m. and February 11 at 2:00 p.m. Works chosen for public readings will be presented on February 10 at 2:00 p.m.


By Jason Grobstitch
Directed by Jacob Prall

Identity Crisis
By Chris Hutton
Directed by Ashley Helm

Moving Downwards Incredibly Fast
By Kaylyn Kluck
Directed by Noah Bryant

Say It Loud
By Tessa Stahlhut
Directed by Jesse Everhart

The Animal Inside
By Ashlynn Dale
Directed by Chris Walbert

The Shell
By Nicole Gabrione
Directed by Clara Reynen

Two Slushies
By Benjamin Sulzberger
Directed by Nicole Gabrione


Call of Duty: European Assault
Written and directed by Emmy Palmersheim

By Fredrick O. Cherry Jr.
Directed by Sherry Campbell

Hunger Pangs
By Brigid Martin

War on Violence
By Alec Montgomery

Some works contain strong language and violence. Trigger warning: some works also contain references to mental illness and eating disorders that may be triggering to audience members. Productions will use theatrical haze.

Artistic Team

Title Name
Artistic Team for Ten-Minute Play Festival
Producer Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers
Lighting Designers Dante Benjegerdes, Rachel Sather
Scenic Designer Merric Bower
Stage Manager Adam Koob


Tickets for Gallery Productions are available in the Theatre lobby one hour before showtime.
Tickets are $5 for non-students and free for University of Iowa students with a valid ID.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Theatre Arts in advance at 319.335.2700.