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"Fish Eye" by Lucas Kavner, a Colt Couer production at HERE Arts Center in 2011. Pictured: Betty Gilpin and Joe Tippett.

Colt Coeur Announces 2015–16 Season of New Works

In a season dedicated to developing and producing new work, the company will premiere new plays by MJ Kaufman and William Francis Hoffman.

BROOKLYN: Colt Coeur has announced its 2015–16 season, including two world premieres, developmental workshops, and a new-play festival.

The season begins with the world premiere of MJ Kaufman’s How to Live on Earth (Sept. 13—Oct. 3), at HERE Arts Center, about four people chosen for a one-way mission of a lifetime who must say goodbye to Earth and their loved ones. Adrienne Campbell-Holt will direct.

Following will be a world premiere coproduction with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater of William Francis Hoffman’s Cal in Camo (April 23—June 4), produced at Rattlestick, about a woman whose worst fear of motherhood has come true. Campbell-Holt will direct.

Also part of the season will be the second annual #ParityPlaysFest, featuring three new works by female and trans* playwrights and directors in September.

The season will also include the ongoing developmental workshop series Play Hotel, which offers public presentations of three or more new plays throughout the year. Also part of the season is the company’s first commission, from playwright Amelia Roper, set to premiere in 2016.

The season will also include a six-day playmaking intensive for public school students during spring break, which will culminate in a public performance at St. Ann’s Warehouse or JACK.

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