New Plays Festival kicks off June 17

The inaugural International New Plays Festival of the Lowcountry, which brings three evenings of original plays to the stage at the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Center for the Arts, will be June 17-19.

A festival is scheduled at 8 p.m. June 17 and 18, and at 3 p.m. June 19. Admission is $10 or $25 for all three shows. Students are admitted for $7 or $18 for all three shows.

Pieces throughout the festival include comedic and dramatic readings performed and directed by local actors.

For a full schedule of performances, go to www.lowcountrynewplays.com.

Details: 843-521-4145