Scriptease is Iowa Stage Theatre’s play reading series, usually held in conjunction with our Mainstage plays. Scriptease looks at new and exciting works, with an emphasis on new plays by Iowa writers.


The Bear

by Anton Chekhov

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Saturday, February 27

“A life’s work celebrated with

genius, urgency and humor.”


-Jennifer Dunning, New York Times

of My Own Stranger