VoxFest 2020: Override


Override performance Zoom link

written by Elizabeth Keel
directed by Lillian King '07
Sunday July 12 at 7 pm

A VoxFest 2020 Festival performance
Performing via Zoom Webinar; password 428620

The 2020 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards for Playwriting runner-up. A story of innovation, touch-based technology, and competition all wrapped in romantic comedy, Override reinforces the importance of human interaction and contact through the body, heart, and mind.

Jacqui Byrne '22
Carol Dunne
Edward Lu '21
Alisya Reza '22, costume designer/stage directions

About The Performance Format

  • This performance will be hosted via Zoom webinar. The zoom link is available here or via the "watch here" icon above. The password is 428620.
  • Unlike a regular Zoom meeting, webinar viewers have neither video nor audio feed, so there will be no need to mute yourself or to disable your video. 
  • Email Theater Dept Administrator Milena Zuccotti with questions or issues concerning viewing this performance 




Keel headshot

Elizabeth A. M. Keel is a Houstonian playwright. Her work has been read or produced by Tokyo International Players, Shattered Globe, Otherworld Theatre, Squeaky Bicycle, Fresh Produce'd (NYC), Growing Stage Children's Theatre of New Jersey, Landing Theatre, Stages, Mildred's Umbrella, METdance, Rec Room, Cone Man Running, Houston Contemporary Dance Company, Flexible Grey, and 14 Pews, among others. She currently works as a teaching artist for Grackle & Grackle, Stages, and Writers in the Schools. She holds multiple degrees from the University of Houston, and her graduate thesis focused on encouraging more science fiction onstage. Upcoming projects may be found at elizabethamkeel.com. 





Lily King

Lillian King is a director, educator and artistic administrator, who has worked in many roles at many theaters--from summer stock to Broadway. She was the Assistant Director on Rocky Broadway at the Winter Garden Theater and Assistant Director for Peter and the Starcatcher at NYTW, on Broadway, and was Associate Director for the First National Tour. In Toronto she has worked for Musical Stage Company, Bravo Academy, Solar Stage and the Lower Ossington Theatre. Lillian served as Assistant Artistic Director and Director of Education at Northern Stage in Vermont, where she also directed Blithe Spirit and co-directed Songs for a New World. She graduated with her MFA in directing and certificate in Arts Administration from Boston University's School of Theatre and for seven summers Lillian worked at the New London Barn Playhouse in New Hampshire where she directed A Little Night Music, The Student Prince, Legally Blonde and Almost, Maine. Other directing credits include: A Doll House, The Women of Henry VIII, Antigone, Henry V, and The Last Five Years (BU).  Lillian lives in Toronto with her husband Dan and daughter Charlotte, and is looking forward to collaborating on more work in Canada and "the States" in the future!

CLICK HERE to view the complete VoxFest 2020 schedule of July performances.