2018 Season

The Playwriting Center of Theater Emory Presents: Brave New Works 2018


The 2018 Brave New works Festival highlights new work and adaptations from world class artists. Professional playwrights, adaptors, composers, directors, and dramaturgs gather at Emory to work on new scripts with a combined company of student and professional actors.

While all Brave New Works performances and events are free, reservations are requested. Please reserve seating here.


Saturday, February 3, 2018 | 7:30 PM
Kings are Killed by Jiréh Breon Holder
Directed by Justin Anderson
Theater Lab, Schwartz Center


Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 7:30 PM
Rothschild's Fiddle by Anton Chekhov
Adapted for the Stage by Donald McManus
Co-directed by Aldo Magnifico and Adam Friedman
Theater Lab, Schwartz Center


Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 7:30 PM
A Road to a Dream: Scenes from Buford Highway by Mark Valdez
Directed by Elizabeth Dinkova
Theater Lab, Schwartz Center


Friday, February 16, 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fellow's Fellows*
Directed by David Crowe
Theater Lab, Schwartz Center
The Quest by Lindsay McNair Patton
Henry Darger Takes a Walk by Roz Sullivan-Lovett


*The Quest and Henry Darger Takes a Walk are the 2018 Fellow's Fellows. Created by inaugural Emory University Playwriting Fellow, Edith Freni, The Fellow's Fellows identifies and mentors promising Emory student playwrights who have completed the first draft of a full-length play, culminating in a staged reading during Brave New Works.


Saturday, February 17th, 2018 | 7:30 PM
Wooden Nickels by Joseph Skibell
Directed by Tim McDonough
Theater Lab, Schwartz Center


January 22 - February 25, 2018
UHTCEARE: An Exploration in Grief 
A solo exhibit by Sara Culpepper
Opening reception: Friday, February 2, 2018 | 6-8:00 PM
Chace Upper Lobby, Schwartz Center

While all Brave New Works performances and events are free, reservations are requested. 

Reserve seating here.