June 2012

29-1
Multi-Day

Creativity Fund: Tanya Barfield

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
10:00am

Resident playwright Tanya Barfield will work with director Leigh Silverman on an untitled new play.

Creativity Fund offers playwrights the opportunity to workshop new plays or musicals for up to five days.

Learn more about Creativity Fund.

This Creativity Fund project was made possible by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

This event is closed to the public.

Full Stage USA: Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
10:00am

Resident playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb will work on his new play The Totalitarians with director Ken Prestininzi.

This project is commissioned by the National New Play Network through New Dramatists' Full Stage USA program.

Full Stage USA pairs New Dramatists residents with producing organizations nationwide.

Learn more about Full Stage USA.

This event is closed to the public.

4-7
Multi-Day

Loewe Award Workshop: "String"

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
10:00am

String
Book by Sarah Hammond
Lyrics & Music by Adam Gwon
directed by Kent Nicholson

Winner of the Frederick Loewe Award in Musical Theatre

A prickly and romantic new musical about the three Fates from Greek mythology, also selected for the O'Neill Music Theater Festival with four performances in Connecticut at the end of June.

String will be presented in an open public reading on Friday, June 8 at 2pm. Please call 212-757-6960 for reservations.

This event is closed to the public.

8
Friday

Loewe Award Reading: "String"

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
2:00pm

String
Book by Sarah Hammond
Lyrics & Music by Adam Gwon
directed by Kent Nicholson

Winner of the Frederick Loewe Award in Musical Theatre

A prickly and romantic new musical about the three Fates from Greek mythology, also selected for the O'Neill Music Theater Festival with four performances in Connecticut at the end of June.

String will be presented in an open public reading on Friday, June 8 at 2pm. Please call 212-757-6960 for reservations.

This event is open to the public.

11-15
Multi-Day

Full Stage USA: Carson Kreitzer

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
10:00am

Resident playwright Carson Kreitzer will work with composer Matt Gould on their new musical Lempicka.

This project is commissioned by the Yale Repertory Theatre through New Dramatists' Full Stage USA program.

Full Stage USA pairs New Dramatists residents with producing organizations nationwide.

Learn more about Full Stage USA.

This event is closed to the public.

11-13
Multi-Day

Full Stage USA: Sibyl Kempson

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
10:00am

Notes From the Pig Pile: Austin Full Stage Work-in-Progress showing

River of Gruel: The Requirement(s) of Narrow Approach(es)

A humble offering to the wider population of the City of New York. After the first year of pig piling, the Austin Full Stage piece is a nascent but vast collection of unrelated objects AND WE WANT TO SHARE SOME OF OUR FAVORITES WITH YOU!

After private working sessions June 11 - 13, please join us for a public presentation on June 14.

This event is closed to the public.

11
Monday

"Red Speedo" by Lucas Hnath

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
7:00pm

A play about men who wear speedos and swim and take drugs so they can swim even faster.

This reading is open to the public. Please call 212-757-6960 for reservations.

This event is open to the public.

14
Thursday

Full Stage USA: Sibyl Kempson

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
7:00pm

Notes From the Pig Pile: Austin Full Stage Work-in-Progress showing

River of Gruel: The Requirement(s) of Narrow Approach(es)

A humble offering to the wider population of the City of New York. After the first year of pig piling, the Austin Full Stage piece is a nascent but vast collection of unrelated objects AND WE WANT TO SHARE SOME OF OUR FAVORITES WITH YOU!

This event is open to the public. Please call 212-757-6960 for reservations.

This event is open to the public.

18-22
Multi-Day

Creativity Fund: Daniel Reitz

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
10:00am

Rich Man's Burden by Daniel Reitz

Mike inconspicuously works for a monster conglomerate - or he thinks inconspicuously - until the day the conglomerate's billionaire owner unleashes a preemptive strike on Mike, in the form of sexual servitude, blackmail and mind f***ing. A tale of the point one percent and its ongoing rape of the 99.99%.

Creativity Fund offers playwrights the opportunity to workshop new plays or musicals for up to five days.

Learn more about Creativity Fund.

This event is closed to the public.

Creativity Fund: Barbara Hammond

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
10:00am

The Eva Trilogy by Barbara Hammond
Eva the Chaste, Enter the Roar, and The Great Walk
directed by Kevin Kittle, along with Rachael Hip-Flores and Louisa Proske

All three pieces; 3 plays. 3 hours. Set in Ireland, Paris and the most difficult hiking trail in Corsica.

Creativity Fund offers playwrights the opportunity to workshop new plays or musicals for up to five days.

This event is closed to the public.

23
Saturday

Writing Workshop: Sylvan Oswald

424 West 44th Street, New York, NY
12:00pm

New Dramatists is thrilled to announce our FINAL low-cost writing workshop of the season with Sylvan Oswald's 'FINDING YOUR PLAY WITH FOUND TEXT'. There will not be another workshop like this one until the Fall...

Sylvan's workshop will take place this SATURDAY, JUNE 23RD from 12-3pm at New Dramatists (424 West 44th street) and costs just $40.

This event is open to the public.

28-29
Multi-Day

2012 After Seven Festival

424 West 44th Street
(All day)

Celebrating Marcus Gardley, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Melanie Marnich, Daniel Reitz and Lucy Thurber as they complete their seven-year residencies. Join us for an exciting two-day festival of readings and tributes, food and fun.

This event is open to the public.

28
Thursday
11:00am

John Brown. Harriet Tubman. Timothy McVeigh. Nat Turner. All deeply religious. All heard voices from God. All were extremely patriotic and loved their country. And all believed in violence. Their stories and unique historical markers meld into a contemporary family's quest for identity and survival.

Supported, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts; commissioned and produced by the Contemporary American Theater Festival.

This event is open to the public.

7 Years, 7 Plays: Daniel Reitz

424 West 44th Street
7:00pm

Featuring selections from Daniel's work over his seven years at ND.

This reading is open to the public, however, reservations are required as seating is limited. Please call 212-757-6960 to reserve.


This festival is made possible with the generous support of The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, in memory of Barbara Barondess MacLean.

This event is open to the public.

29
Friday

In a corner bar in North Philly, seven locals intersect in unexpected ways over the course of twenty years. A play with live music by Latin jazz legend Michel Camilo.

This reading is open to the public, however, reservations are required as seating is limited. Please call 212-757-6960 to reserve.


This festival is made possible with the generous support of The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, in memory of Barbara Barondess MacLean.

This event is open to the public.

 
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