Michael Schwartz’s play A Punchline will be one of the plays selected for an invited reading at the second annual Ground and Field Theatre Festival at the University of California-Davis. The date of the reading will be September 13.
Schwartz, an associate professor in the Theater and Dance Department, had his play previously selected (in a shorter version) for the William Inge Theatre Festival in Lawrenceville, Kansas, last year and has worked on the play in the department for the past three years.
The Ground and Field Theatre Festival is made up of professional theatre directors working with a combination of student and professional actors. Schwartz’s play is one of eight chosen for reading or production at the festival out of more than 300 entries.