2018/19 SCRIPT-IN-HAND SERIES
Free readings of plays-in-progress
by Jenifer Nii
read by Colleen Baum, Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin,
April Fossen, Yolanda Stange
directed by Alexandra Harbold
Wednesday, October 24, 7pm
A re-imagining of DON QUIXOTE: modern-day women find and face their own windmills – which, it turns out, warrant more than just tilting.
From the author of WALLACE (co-written with Debora Threedy, 2010), THE SCARLET LETTER (2012), SUFFRAGE (2013), RUFF! (2015), KINGDOM OF HEAVEN (2016) and THE WEIRD PLAY (2018).
SHORT PLAYS FROM THE
THEATRE ARTISTS OF COLOR WRITING WORKSHOP
Edward Lewis Theatre Festival
City Library (Main Branch)
February 10, 2019
Sunday, February 10, time & plays TBA
directed by Jerry Rapier
by Debora Threedy
read by Kirt Bateman, Nell Gwynn
stage managed by Cate Heiner
Wednesday, April 3, 7pm
What if Portia’s appearance in court dressed as a man in Shakespeare’s THE MERCHANT OF VENICE was not the first time she’d cross-dressed? An exploration of gender, gender rebels and the nature of desire.
From the author of THE END OF THE HORIZON (2008), WALLACE (co-written with Jenifer Nii, 2010), THE THIRD CROSSING (2012) and ONE BIG UNION (2016).
As the only professional theatre company in the United States producing full seasons of new work by local playwrights, we invite you to join us for three public readings of plays-in-progress.read more
THE PRIESTHOOD by Carleton Bluford
MOUNTAIN LAW by Melissa Leilani Larson
Pieces from the THEATRE ARTISTS OF COLOR WRITING WORKSHOP
Tell your stories. Tell them as often as you need to. Because they are the foundation of your families.read more
A world in which we have run out of oil and are forced to ride bicycles everywhere isn’t necessarily a dystopia for me. To each their own.read more
So some parts of this play are very true, some parts are very false, and some parts lie somewhere in between. Most of the things I won’t confess to, but here are a couple. The first is that I think everybody is still trying to figure stuff out, whether you’re 75 or 21. We think we’re supposed to get old and wise but I don’t think that ever happens.read more
See, the Stasi thrived through a network of paid or blackmailed informants. “They” were largely made up of regular men and women. “They” were not always in uniforms. “They” were your brothers, mothers, co-workers, college professors, and favorite uncles. “They” were like you, and “They” were not necessarily after an obvious out-group. And, as I explore in my play, “They” might have been as afraid of their bosses as anyone else.read more
Subscriptions are $53 and include ONE BIG UNION by Debora Threedy, VIRTUE by Tim Slover and NOT ONE DROP by Morag Shepherd. THE EDIBLE COMPLEX by Melissa Leilani Larson is available as an add-on for $6.read more