New Ventures Play Festival

By Damon C Bonetti (other events)

2 Dates Through May 09, 2022

The New Ventures Play Festival

Honorary Producers Gayle and David Smith


Theatre Exile

1340 S. 13th St


Over 130 short play submissions.
50 semifinalists in the 2nd round.
5 final selections.

Inspired by the classics, five playwrights explore one unifying theme: 


Janet’s A Lady  by Lauren Davenport directed by Priyanka Shetty

A Hole in the Map  by Madison Wetzell directed by Victoria Goins

Three Women  by Victoria Mack directed by Ann Garner

Gilgamesh YOLO  by Meny Beriro   directed by Priyanka Shetty

The Wings  by Lena Barnard directed by Victoria Goins

With Cassandra Alexander, Megan Bellwoar, Nancy Boykin, Anthony Diaz, Tyler Elliot, Hanna Gaffney, Paul Harrold, Jenna Kuerzi, Donovan Lockett, Arthur Robinson, Natajia Sconiers, Abdul Sesay, Tai Verley, Damien J. Wallace and Jacinta Yelland.

Festival Stage Manager: Hunter Smith

Our Venture Reading Series has always been free since the PAC began.


When you arrive at Theatre Exile, check in with your last name. We recommend arriving 20 minutes beforehand.

Please Note: Proof of vaccination and masking are required for all Philadelphia Artists' Collective performances. In accordance with the Audience COVID-19 Policy for Philadelphia Regional Theatres, all patrons must show an ID and proof of vaccination in one of the following accepted forms: physical card, photocopy, electronic copy, or photo on a mobile device. In addition, patrons must be masked at all times while indoors.

Mailing Address

PO Box 37142 Philadelphia, PA 19148