Starting 6/21/24, 7:30:00 pm: Waitress

2020 Festival Play Selections Announced

Theatre Cedar Rapids

Thank you to all who submitted a play for our 2020 Underground New Play Festival: The Mysterious. As always, our reading committee had many great plays to choose from and we are excited to announce our selected titles for our 2020 Festival this August.

Thanks again to all for your work on these plays!


  • A New Year by Brian Tanner
  • Barrymore or the Case of the Missing Red Herring by Brian Tanner
  • Basic Accounting by Emily Golden
  • Basilicata by Ali Ajram
  • The Broadcast by Billo O’Loughlin
  • The Case of the Missing Cookie by Tristan Maynard
  • Chicken Needle Soup by Matt Fisher
  • Lost in Flavortown by Zachary Johnson
  • The Photographer by Brian Markowski
  • Reubal Sleuth Solves Another One by Mike Miersen
  • The Slayer of Alien Gods by Brigid Martin
  • The Tempest at Shnuz U Luz by Tristan Maynard
  • W.I.S.E. Inc. by Duane Larson

Interested in directing one of these awesome, new plays? Click HERE to check out the application process!