April 2016

7
Thursday

Melisa Tien works with director Tamilla Woodard and a group of actors on the second draft of her new play, Back of the House, set in a restaurant prep kitchen.

7-8
Multi-Day

Barbara works 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 director and fellow resident playwright Kenneth Prestininzi at the helm. Barbara continues her work here with a professional cast,

12
Tuesday

Draw the Circle by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
3:00pm

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.

In a story about family and love and the things we do to be together, one immigrant family must come to terms with a child who defies their most basic expectations of what it means to have a daughter... and one woman will redefine the limits of unconditional love. Originally a solo show, this exploration is an adaptation for three actors. Directed by Chay Yew.

This event is open to the public.

The Total Immersion of Madeleine Favorini by Frank Gagliano

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

Public Alumni 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.

In which thirty-eight year old Madeleine Favorini journeys from dutifulness to rebellion on a gynecological examining table that takes wing ... with multiple roles played by Antoinette LaVecchia, Max Arnaud, and Melanie Rey. Musical Direction by James Rushin.

This event is open to the public.

14
Thursday

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.

Work by T.L. Wagener

424 West 44th Street
7:00pm

Public Alumni 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.

This event is open to the public.

18-22
Multi-Day

Mia Chung spends an intensive week working on Bloken Engrish, a play that looks at translation and at English as the dominant lingua franca.

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.

25
Monday

Poor Edward by Jonathan Payne

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

Princess Grace 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.

Join us to celebrate Jonathan Payne's Princess Grace Fellowship at New Dramatists with this public reading of Poor Edward, directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian.

This event is open to the public.

28
Thursday

Alumna Liz Duffy Adams holds a closed reading of her play, Dear Alien.

Yellow Card Red Card by Melisa Tien

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

Open Rehearsal

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.

 
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