October 2018

3
Wednesday

Sheila Callaghan (alum) holds a closed reading of her one-woman play, So Um Thank You.

4
Thursday

Lloyd Suh holds a closed reading of Bina's Six Apples, being developed for Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis.

5
Friday

so go the ghosts of mexico by Matthew Paul Olmos

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
11:00am

Join us for one part or for a full day of readings of this trilogy. All public events at New Dramatists are FREE! Call 212-757-6960 or click here to reserve your seats!

This event is open to the public.

9
Tuesday

Andy Bragen works with actress, Laura Esterman, on his play Notes on my Mother's Decline.

Kenneth Prestininzi works with composer Alphonso Horn on their musical, Dee-Troite.

Dazl by Kirk Wood Bromley

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

All public events at New Dramatists are FREE. Call 212-757-6960 or click here to reserve your seats!

Dazl, aka The Cradle Robber Within, is Dr. Seuss meets Pillowman meets Death of a Salesman in a “kids of all ages” show that tells the story of a magical young girl who sorta dies as she tries to find her way through a family being eaten alive by the wretched and mysterious Wo(rm)man.

This event is open to the public.

15
Monday

2018 Nocturnal Commissions

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
6:00pm

Do playwrights make you swoon?
In love with new plays and the thrill of live theatre?
Do YOU have a story idea that you'd like bring to life?

Click here to learn more about New Dramatist's "Premiere" Event.

This event is closed to the public.

16
Tuesday
19-20
Multi-Day

Playwright Kenneth Prestininzi holds a two-day reading of MERISI;CECCO.

22
Monday

Brian Watkins develops his play, Epiphany, with a group of actors in advance of a production by Druid Theatre in Ireland.

23
Tuesday

Book Launch Party: People in a Magazine by Joseph Goodrich

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
(All day)

All public events at New Dramatists are FREE. Call 212-757-6960 or click here to reserve your seat!

24
Wednesday

Alumni duo Paul Zimet (playwright) and Ellen Maddow (composer) hold a closed reading of their musical, City of No Illusions.

26
Friday

Brian Watkins develops his play, Epiphany, with a group of actors in advance of a production by Druid Theatre in Ireland.

LOVE by Kate Cortesi

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

All public readings at New Dramatists are FREE. Please call 212-757-6960 or click here to reserve your seats!

Directed by Mike Donahue

Five former employees. One great love.
Thorny, uncomfortable, funny and surprising (oh, and, um, sexy) Love asks what accountability looks like when an abuser of power is one of our favorite men of all time and dares us to get to the other side of accountability and hashtags together.

This event is open to the public.

30
Tuesday

Sweet Teeth by Melisa Tien

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

This reading is postponed until February, 2019.

Public reading directed by June Prager

Four women meet in a safe space and begin to tell each other how they arrived. What sets out as a play about survivors of human trafficking ends up metamorphosing into a reflection on how one survives by storytelling.

This event is open to the public.

 
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