Seed poster image


May 01, 2017
Scott Bradley
Directed by: 
Patrick Du Laney
Theatre B
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 5:30pm
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:00pm


Bud, a middle-aged agronomist, checks into a small-town motel searching for answers to his son’s disappearance. His arrival attracts Holler, a teenage boy looking to start a new life. Like the genetically-modified crops that surround the motel, both must commit to a frightening course of mutation if they are to overcome the dangers nature puts in their way.

This production is intended for mature audiences and contains violence, simulated drug use, strong sexual imagery, strong language, and the use of theatrical haze.


Cast members of Seed
Role Name
Bud Eli Jolley
Holler Danny Whiskeyman

Artistic Team

Artistic Team of Seed
Title Name
Playwright Scott Bradley
Director Patrick Du Laney
Scenic Designer Kenton Jones
Costume Designer Akeem Celestine
Lighting Designer Ted Brown
Sound Designer Wade Hampton
Stage Manager Lindsay Warnick
Assistant Stage Manager Clarice Kelling

Ticket Information

Tickets for Iowa New Play Festival productions are $5 for non-students and free for UI students (with a valid ID). They are available one hour before show time in the Theatre Building lobby or during Festival Box Office Hours on Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Link to Iowa New Play Festival homepage.

Link to Iowa New Play Festival 2017 full schedule.

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