New Voices Theatre Festival at WPI

Contact: WPI Media Relations, 508-831-5706

A Festival of Original Plays Written and Performed by the WPI Community

Student Nick Barnes rehearsing his part in "You're Never Alone."


Worcester Polytechnic Institute's 22nd annual festival of new works, New Voices, features plays and performance pieces written, directed and performed by members of the WPI community.

This year's New Voices festival features 11 plays:

  • We've Got Soul by David Hartman
  • It's Not Identity Theft If You Pay the Bills on Time by Cat Darensbourg
  • You're Never Alone by Ben Sandofsky
  • Entropy by Ben Sandofsky
  • Among Friends... by Peter James Miller
  • Captions by Michael J. Ciaraldi
  • Two Graves by Michael J. Ciaraldi
  • It's noon. Do you know where your gun is? by Nick Barnes
  • A Viking Walks by Karen Singh
  • Anomaly by Dean O'Donnell
  • A Slice of Grief (a short play in 5 stages) by Chris Cenotti

A complete schedule and information about each play may be found on the New Voices Web site.


New Voices 22 is a co-production of WPI Masque and the WPI Department of Humanities and Arts. The festival was founded in 1982 by WPI Theatre Professor Susan Vick, and is one of country's longest continuously run university new play festivals. The festival is open to any person connected with the WPI campus community, including students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.


Wednesday, April 14 - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 15 - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 16 - 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 17 - 7:00 p.m.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Alden Memorial
100 Institute Road
Worcester, Mass.



More Info:

For more information, e-mail the festival organizers at nv22@wpi.edu.