Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

May 2017

New Script Series – May 2017

May 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DG’s Tap House, 127 Main St
Ames, IA 50010 United States
+ Google Map

Readings of brand new scripts by local playwrights. May's line up includes scripts by Jake Hopson, Keegon Jackson, and Sarah Carney. Come have a beer and hear some new theatre!

Find out more »

June 2017

New Script Series – June 2017

June 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DG’s Tap House, 127 Main St
Ames, IA 50010 United States
+ Google Map

Readings of brand new plays by local playwrights Erica Walling, Ashley Diaz, and Taylor Sklenar. Have some drinks and enjoy some theatre!

Find out more »

July 2017

New Script Series – July 2017

July 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DG’s Tap House, 127 Main St
Ames, IA 50010 United States

Readings of brand new plays by local playwrights.

Find out more »

August 2017

New Script Series – August 2017

August 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DG’s Tap House, 127 Main St
Ames, IA 50010 United States

Announcing our August Edition of the New Script Series, featuring readings of Two Slushies and 200,000 Years of Human History, a ten-minute by Ben Sulzberger and Off the Rail, a ten-minute by Hannah Rublaitus. This performance of our August event will be in the Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library and will feature a talkback with Iowa City playwright, Hannah Rublaitus! Don't miss our first performance on Tuesday, August 15th, at 8 p.m. at DG's Tap House, which will follow…

Find out more »

September 2017

New Script Series – September 2017

September 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lockwood Cafe, 4625 Reliable St
Ames, IA 50014 United States

Readings of brand new plays by local playwrights. Announcing our September Edition of the New Script Series, featuring androids and mistaken identities in readings of Autonomy, a short play by Josh Oren, and Return, a short play by Vivian M. Cook. Join us for readings of new, local work and talkbacks with the playwrights. Lockwood Café will be hosting, so delicious beverages and treats will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public! Doors open…

Find out more »

October 2017

New Script Series – October 2017

October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lockwood Cafe, 4625 Reliable St
Ames, IA 50014 United States

Readings of brand new plays by local playwrights. Announcing our October Edition of the New Script Series! Dreams and secrets, fears for the future, and unyielding passion. This month will feature Adventures Insomniac by Molly Thorsen and Conviction by Vivian M. Cook. Join us for readings of new, local work and talkbacks with the playwrights. Lockwood Café will be hosting, so delicious beverages and treats will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public!

Find out more »

December 2017

New Script Series – December 2017

December 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cafe Diem, 229 Main St
Ames, IA 50010 United States
+ Google Map

Announcing our December Edition of the New Script Series! Murder mysteries and witches navigating the 21st century, this month will feature The Case of the Murdered Mayor by Sam Rude and The Three Witches and the Magic Rectangle by Sarah Carney. Join us for readings of new, local work and talkbacks with the playwrights. Café Diem will be hosting, so delicious beverages and treats will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public!

Find out more »

January 2018

New Script Series – January 2018

January 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010 United States
+ Google Map

Happy New Year from Focal Theatre Lab! Our New Script Series is back with the January edition. This month features an artist coping with a broken relationship in LUMINOSITY by Erica Walling and pirates with some unexpected motives in HERE BE THE MONSTROUS by Josh Oren. Join us for readings of new, local work and talkbacks with the playwrights. The event is free and open to the public. Find us in the Danfoss Room of Ames Public Library (up the stairs…

Find out more »

February 2018

New Script Series – February 2018

February 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010 United States
+ Google Map

Focal Theatre Lab is back for February! This month features OPEN HEART SURGERY by M. Molly Backes and GILL'S LANDING by Jenna Mertz. Join us for readings of new, local work and talkbacks with the playwrights. The event is free and open to the public. Find us in the Danfoss Room of Ames Public Library (up the stairs and to the left) at 2 p.m.! Doors open at 1:45 p.m.

Find out more »

March 2018

Gun Control Theatre – A ReACT Reading

March 21, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Elizabeth & Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden Ames, IA 50010 United States

Following the conclusion of the Thoughts and Prayers exhibition and leading up to the March for Our Lives on Saturday, March 24th, Focal Theatre Lab in partnership with ReACT Gallery will present informal readings of plays addressing gun control from a variety of perspectives. The plays will be read outside Morrill Hall in the Anderson Sculpture Garden. You are invited to come and go as your schedule allows or stay for the entire performance. #TheatreActionGunControl

Find out more »
+ Export Events