Iowa New Play Festival

Silo Tree

May 05, 2015
Sam Collier
Directed by: 
Nina Morrison
David Thayer Theatre
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 9:00pm


Lailah guides souls through her house to the world of the dead. Lou and Wiley meet up again after ten years. The coywolves run in the night. Silo Tree is a pause on the bridge, a collection of lives in liminal space, and a memory that rolls forward as its surface is blown backward by the wind.


Wiley Valeria Avina
Lou Katy Karas
Lailah Regina Morones
Clip Kevin Burford
Reed Andrew Berger
Annie Lindsey Francisco
Coywolf 1 Emma Genesen
Coywolf 2 Damitri Taylor
Coywolf 3 Shunhua Xing

Artistic Team

Playwright Sam Collier
Director Nina Morrison
Dramaturg Alison Ruth
Scenic Designer Kevin Dudley
Lighting Designer Alex Casillas
Costume Designer Hiram Alexander Orozco
Sound Designer Bri Atwood
Violence Designer Lukas Brasherfons
Stage Manager Samantha Paradis
Assistant Stage Manager Jacob Melvold

Silo Tree contains adult language and themes, violence, the use of haze, and strobe effects.

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 special Festival Box Office hours on Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Iowa New Play Festival Information

Link to the Iowa New Play Festival homepage.

Link to the Iowa New Play Festival 2015 full schedule.

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