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Theatre stages 5th Annual WriterzBox Showcase April 21-22

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 5, 2017) -- Scottsdale Community College Theatre Arts presents the 5th Annual WriterzBox Playwriting Showcase, a collection of students' original scripts performed and staged as readings.

The performances are open to the public and free with reservations. Go to wwww.eventbrite.com. In search box, type in WriterzBox. Seating is limited.

The collection features the work of 12 playwrights, 6 directors, 20 actors and 6 design tech students. It will be performed April 21-22 in the Black Box Theatre, which is within the school's Performing Arts Center. SCC is located at 9000 E. Chaparral Road in Scottsdale. The scripts range in length from 4 to 10 minutes.

The student-based production is under the mentorship of E.E. Moe, Artistic Director of The Playwrights WriterzBox, and produced by the collaborative Playwriting/Acting, Directing/Design and Technology programs of SCC's Theatre Arts division within the Scottsdale School of Film + Theatre.

"The scripts are an excellent display of creativity and spirit reflecting existential questions, current social issues, suspense, myths and legends, and intrigue," said Moe.

Since the showcase began, playwrights have received main stage productions as well as prestigious awards from the VORTEX publication, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Maricopa MCLI Artists and most recently a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 8 honor for Best Short play.

Caution: Some of the scripts contain adult themes.

if you go

When: Friday, April 21 and Saturday April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Additional 2 p.m. matinee showing April 22; Dress preview April 21 at 2 p.m.

Where: Black Box Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E. Chaparral Road, Scottsdale.

Admission: Free with reservation. Seating limited. Go to www.eventbrite.com and type in WriterzBox. For more information, call (480) 423.6356.

*Some scripts contain adult themes