May 2016

3
Tuesday

A Tunnel Year by Karinne Keithley Syers

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
12:00pm

All events at New Dramatists are FREE. Reservations are required. Please email newdramatists@newdramatists.org or call 212-757-6960 to reserve your seat.

A Tunnel Year is a Bardo play composed of a year's ephemera as contained by 84 brightly colored scenes voiced by animals whose lives are bound up in human structures. Did I escape, or am I lost? asks the dog Faithful as she rides the elevator to the afterlife.

This event is open to the public.

5
Thursday

Lynn Rosen works on her play, Barnhard, in closed session with collaborators.

Don't You Fucking Say A Word by Andy Bragen

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
7:00pm

All events at New Dramatists are FREE. Reservations are required. Please email newdramatists@newdramatists.org or call 212-757-6960 to reserve your seat.

An explosive comedy about love, relationships, and the consequences of a lousy backhand. Directed by Lee Sunday Evans.

This event is open to the public.

12-13
Multi-Day

This event is closed to the public.

12
Thursday

67th Anniversary Spring Luncheon

New York Marriott Marquis Broadway Ballroom
11:15am

Please join us as we honor Audra MacDonald and our company of writers. For more information visit: http://newdramatists.org/luncheon

This event is open to the public.

16-17
Multi-Day

Barbara works with director and fellow resident playwright Kenneth Prestininzi on her play We Are Pussy Riot.Originally commissioned and produced by Contemporary American Theater Festival, Barbara has continued developing the play through a residency at Duke, and at Emerson College where it received a successful student production just a few months ago with Ken at the helm. Barbara and Ken are continuing their work together with a professional cast.

18
Wednesday

Jen Silverman works in closed session with director Moises Kaufman on her play, The Hunters.

19
Thursday
7:00pm

Public Resident Reading

All public events at New Dramatists are FREE. Reservations are required. Please email newdramatists@newdramatists.org or call 212-757-6960 to reserve your seat.

This event is open to the public.

20
Friday

Mashuq Mushtaq Deen works with collaborators Pirronne Yousefzadeh and Lynnne Marie Rosenberg on a new project.

23-27
Multi-Day

Kara Lee Corthron hosts a five-day closed exploration of her play, Listen for the Light, with director Nicole Watson and a team of collaborators, supported by the Jerry A. Tishman Playwrights Creativity Fund.

The Jerry A. Tishman Playwrights Creativity Fund supports 3-5 day playwright-driven projects. The Fund is sustained in perpetuity by the Jerry A. Tishman Living Trust, with current support from the Scherman Foundation's Katharine S. & Axel Rosin Fund and the Time Warner Foundation. It was established in 2008 by a lead grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

31-1
Multi-Day

Julia Jordan woks on her new musical, Red Light, with composer Lisa DeSpain lyricist Kristen Anderson Lopez, and director Kate Whoriskey in a closed 2-day session.

31
Tuesday

New Dramatists Intern Presentation

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
6:30pm

Public Intern Reading
All events at New Dramatists are FREE. Reservations are required. Please email newdramatists@newdramatists.org or call 212-757-6960 to reserve your seat.

Six 10-Minute Plays written and directed by the spring 2016 Bernard B. Jacobs Intern Class: Tyler Christie, Tom Dziuba, Ava Geyer, Keenan Hurley, Zoë Rhulen, Sofie W. Smith, and Jenna Spiwack.

This event is open to the public.

 
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