Victory Gardens Theater outgoing Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Artistic Erica Daniels announced the lineup for the 2020 IGNITION Festival of New Plays.
Productions include Black Like Me, by Monty Cole; North Star, by Georgette Kelly; Last Hermanos, by Exal Iraheta; and Pivot, by Alex Lubischer.
The annual festival of new plays, now online for this summer, will run from mid-June to mid-July with free readings of four new plays from Chicago playwrights on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. Each reading will be followed by a "Coffee with the Creators" chat at noon the following day.
Since 2008, IGNITION programming has been free and open to the public. Reservations, which are available beginning the week of May 25, are required. For more information and to register for the online events, visit victorygardens.org/event/2020-ignition-festival-of-new-plays/ .