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Out to Lunch Information

Posted in Out to Lunch, Press, Production Updates

Out to Lunch New Play Cafe presents an order of 10-minute plays written by local playwrights, to be served up during San Diego Fringe Festival. When: Friday, June 23rd 7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 24th 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 25th 3:00

Plays in Cafes Summer 2017

Posted in Plays in Cafes, Production Updates

New Play Cafe is doing something this summer and all we have is the name! Have you been waiting for information on New Play Cafe? Are you interested in what we’re doing next but just don’t have the social skills

Sunday Theatre Now Cool

Posted in Legends, Production Updates

At New Play Cafe, we don’t get why people don’t come to Sunday shows.  Yes there’s work on Monday, but our show is only an hour long, and it starts at 7:00, so… Other good reasons for going to see

Building Props

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Posted in Legends, Press, Production Updates

In which Kevin Six, reminiscent of his time as a props buyer and builder at a local regional theatre, describes how he made a very creepy prop for New Play Cafe’s latest production. Being a theatrical producer is pretty fun. 

Anatomy of a Rehearsal

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Posted in Legends, Press, Production Updates

Directing short plays is delightful. You only have to rehearse for an hour or less per rehearsal to have an impact on a play. Another delightful thing: having the playwright handy to answer questions. Directing three plays for New Play

Legends Actors

Posted in Legends, Press, Production Updates

Actors: Tony Beville: Charley in Charles… and Sam in Diner… Tony is psyched to part of the New Play Cafe once again, after last year’s bout of time-travel and fighting aliens. Over the years, he’s been seen on stages around

On fireworks, serving, and standing at attention

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Posted in Legends, Press, Production Updates

Powerful words and images. I am directing a play about many things. I think one of the main things is standing in the face if adversity. This is something important to me. At the end if the play Suspended, by

Anatomy of an Audition

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Posted in Legends, Press, Production Updates

I showed up at DeMi Cafe Cafe (yes that’s not a typo) on July 28th at a little before 5:00 p.m. to set up for auditions that would begin at 5:20 p.m. Waiting for me was an actor friend who

Legends (in ten minutes or less) Directors

Posted in Legends, Press, Production Updates

New Play Cafe is proud to announce the directors for Legends (in ten minutes or less).  Actor, director, playwright and NPC co-founder Kevin Six will direct Offline Daters by David Hogan, Suspended by Kurt Kalbfleisch, and The Only Real Diner

Anatomy of a Table Read

Posted in Legends, Production Updates

As a director, I like to jump right into working on a play.  Getting actors up and moving before the Table Read.  That is until I encountered an actor who really needed one and for good reason (which I’ll get