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MJC Theater Department stages New Play Fest

MJC Theater Department stages New Play Fest


(Modesto, CA) — The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the New Play Festival featuring “world premieres” of original one act plays written and directed by MJC theater students.  Performances are June 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cabaret West Theater on West Campus, located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto.

The short works staged each night include “The Decision” by Christopher Wells; “The Case of Doctor Chase” by Sam Mellor; “A Party of Catherines” by Mar De La Cruz; “Omaha!” by Shane Meyers; “The Brothers Martelli” by Nick Salvucci, and “Running in Circles” by Salvador Vasquez.

MJC Professor of Theater Michael Lynch promises “an exciting theater evening with new and fresh voices for the stage.”

Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, and June 11 is Preview Night with all tickets $5.  Tickets may be purchased in advance online at  and will be available at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance.  The production runs approximately 2 hours with an intermission.



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