Iowa New Play Festival 2023 Anti-Hero: Revenge of the Swifties by Derick Edgren Otero

Anti-Hero: Revenge of the Swifties

May 03, 2023
Derick Edgren Otero
Catalano Acting Studio (Room 172)
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 - 5:30pm


A fourteen-year-old Taylor Swift stan seeks retribution against a music critic for his scathing review of Taylor's worst-rated album Reputation.

Please be advised this reading contains themes of misogyny.

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Cast of Anti-Hero: Revenge of the Swifties
Role Name
Cora Cecilia Oberdoerster
Scott Owen Brightman
Bonnie Renee Calhoun
Magenta Xiaoyan Kang
Malcolm Brayan Salinas
Jenna Katie Gucik
Lauren Nicolette Mayer
Stage Directions Ella Rupe

Creative Team

Creative team of Anti-Hero: Revenge of the Swifties
Title Name
Playwright and Director Derick Edgren Otero
Advisor Megan Gogerty

*Undergraduate student. UI Theatre is dedicated to providing hands-on theatre experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Ticket Information

Iowa New Play Festival readings are free and open to the public. However, you must obtain a ticket and seating is limited.

Tickets are available during Festival Box Office hours on Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. and at the door 30 minutes prior to the reading, on an as-available basis, unless the reading is sold out.


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