Ten-Minute Play Festival by Undergraduate Playwrights. Illustration of Theatre Building.

Ten-Minute Play Festival 2022

by Undergraduate Playwrights

February 17, 18, 19 at 8:00 p.m. and February 20 at 2:00 p.m.
Staged readings on February 19 at 2:00 p.m.
Alan MacVey Theatre

The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts is proud to present the 25th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival. Join us for the premiere of these undergraduate playwright’s new works!

The Ten-Minute Play Festival features ten-minute productions that are written, acted, designed, and run by undergraduate students. Support these students in a night that will have something for everyone.

There will also be a staged reading of select works at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19.


Office Hours
By Lola Knight, directed by Peter Lainson

By Nat Payan, directed by Tyler Salow

Dave's Pizza
Written and directed by Alice Doherty

How Many Marks
By Tyler Salow, directed by Josie O'Neil

The Writer Spends an Evening at Work
Written and directed by Aly Shamburg

By Emma Schroeder, directed by Emelia Wenzel


Written and directed by Demi Makeig

Speed Dating
By Emelia Wenzel

By Elaina Irving

Whispers in the Fog
By Aidan Schuttler   

3 bells, 2 twins, 1 wish
By Jivani Rodriguez

The Other Side
By Tyler Salow