Texas Tech University

Frontier Fest 2022

Frontier Fest is a festival of short plays, choreography, and full-length plays by Texas Tech students, showcasing adventurous new work on the edge of the known.





Monday, April 25
7:30 p.m.

Table Readings of 10-minute plays from the undergraduate course "Theory and Practice in Playwriting"

The evening concludes with an open discussion about the plays.

Tuesday, April 26
7:30 p.m.

The Playwright & The Producer by Garret Lee Milton

A desperate playwright kidnaps a successful theatre producer in an effort to stage a haunting presentation of their latest story.

Wednesday, April 27
7:30 p.m.

An evening of Movement & Dance featuring works by Abigail Lorenza Franco, Bailey Patterson, Hannah Coburn, Megan A Woodard, and Justin M. Krall.

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Thursday, April 28
7:30 p.m.

An evening of five 10-Minute Plays by Jada Campbell, Jonathan Lee, Tamar Neumann, Benjamin Stanford, and Justin M. Krall.

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Friday, April 29
7:30 p.m.

Gwen and Annie by Charles L. Hughes

Two sisters return to their West Texas childhood home to clear out its decades of clutter. Together they find themselves haunted by the past, struggling with the present, and facing an uncertain future.

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Saturday, April 30
7:30 p.m.

The Snake Eater by Bradley Hewlett

Lacking direction after completing high school, Thomas is working a temporary job as a hired laborer at an archaeological dig in West Texas when evidence of a strange ritual is uncovered. This discovery awakens doubts he has about the religious community that is his home. Over the course of a week, Thomas struggles to unite pieces of insight gathered from his waking life with images emerging from his dreams.

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Sunday, May 1
2:00 p.m.

Improv with The Sentient Nuts. The afternoon will include four short-form improv games and one long-form game.

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