Greenhouse 2022

Thursday, May 05, 2022
Event Time 07:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. PT
Cost Free
Location Creative Arts Building, The Lab
Contact Email


Six of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area — students Nathanael Mitchell, Ku'uipo Rio, Dean Engle, Connor Wentworth, Megan Chenot and Hasti Jofari — present staged readings of their new work. Made possible in part through the generosity of the Sam Mazza Foundation. Free.


May 5, 7:30 p.m.
Argentina by Nathanael Mitchell
An encapsulating story about one's tendency and bias towards or against an institution.

May 6, 6 p.m.
I Want to Hold Hands With the Sun by by Ku'uipo Rio
How much would you tell the Sun if She was your best friend?

May 7, 2 p.m.
Strange Bedfellows by Dean Engle
A poet, a playwright, a novelist, a true crime podcaster, a horror writer, and an erotic historian are chosen for the prestigious Bedford Writing Fellowship. Personalities clash, techniques are challenged, writers are blocked… and ghosts are revealed.

May 8, 1 p.m.
Resting Place by Connor Wentworth
Alex, Carson, and Katie have a friendship that can weather anything. But when tragedy washes up on the shore of their small coastal town in Maine, their friendship is tested by grief, love, and a touch of mystery.

Greg and Hollis in the Morgue by Megan Chenot
How much should we change for the ones we love? Or, should Hollis accept Greg as he is - cannibalism and all?

Breakfast Theory by Hasti Jofari
What if a 6-year-old Oedipus’s entire fate could be found in the way he had his eggs for breakfast?


  • Location: Creative Arts Building, The Lab
  • Sponsor: Creative Writing Department, School of Theatre & Dance, Z Space
  • Contact: Ann Galijour
  • E-mail:


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