Iowa New Play Festival. The Reading Series. The Wait, written and directed by Aja Nisenson.

The Wait

Apr 30, 2018
Aja Nisenson
Directed by: 
Aja Nisenson
Room 172
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 1:30pm


Papa is on his deathbed. A comedic and tragic look at what it means to lose and become your parent, and how death brings out the best and worst in all of us.

This production contains adult language and themes of death.


Cast for The Wait
Taylor Claman
David Combs
Julia Everitt
Ellis Fontana
Ryan Foy
Elizabeth Fuller
Michele Payne Hinz
Lily Larsen
Joe Osheroff
K.T. Peterson

Artistic Team

Title Name
Artistic Team for The Wait
Playwright and Director Aja Nisenson

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 will be available at the door 30 minutes prior to each reading or during Festival Box Office hours on Monday, April 30 and Tuesday, May 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Link to Iowa New Play Festival homepage.

Link to Iowa New Play Festival 2018 full schedule.

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.