May 2018

1-3
Multi-Day

Working in the Building: Boni B. Alvarez

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

Boni B. Alvarez works on his play, Refuge for a Purple Heart, with director Ed Sylvanus Iskandar and a group of actors.

1
Tuesday

Working in the Building: Melisa Tien

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

Melisa Tien works on a new play idea with director Tamilla Woodard and a group of actors.

The library will be closing today at 4pm for internal business.

This event is open to the public.

3-4
Multi-Day

Barbara Hammond works with composer Marc Chan on their new musical, You and Me, with a group of performers.

7
Monday

The library will be closed today for internal business.

8-9
Multi-Day

Kenneth Prestininzi coordinates a workshop with sound designers called Love Letters We Never Send.

9
Wednesday

The Making of a Great Moment by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

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

Public alumni reading directed by Sean Daniels

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

Mona Barnes (Aysan Celik) and Terry Dean (Danny Scheie) are on an ambitious quest: Tour their play, Great Moments in Human Achievement, across the country…by bicycle. Things go wrong. An exuberant comedy about the sacrifices we make to do what we love.

This event is open to the public.

11
Friday

The library will be closed to the public for internal business.

15-16
Multi-Day

The library is closed to the public for internal business.

15
Tuesday

69th Anniversary Spring Luncheon

Broadway Ballroom; Marriot Marquis; 1535 Broadway
11:15am

This event is open to the public.

21-23
Multi-Day

Mia Chung works with director Leah Gardiner on her play, This Exquisite Corpse.

21-25
Multi-Day

Chisa Hutchinson works on a commission for Audible with facilitator Jade King Carroll in a five day workshop supported by the Jerry A. Tishman Playwrights Creativity Fund.

The Jerry A. Tishman Playwrights Creativity Fund supports 3-5 day – 29-hour 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.

26-28
Multi-Day

New Dramatists is closed for Memorial Day.

27-29
Multi-Day

Mia Chung works with director Ken Rus Schmoll on her play, Catch as Catch Can.

30
Wednesday

Notes on my Mother's Decline by Andy Bragen

424 West 44th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
4:00pm

Public reading directed by Knud Adams

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

The story of a mother (Beth Dixon) and a son (Nick Choksi) – her ongoing illness, and their troubled relationship.

This event is open to the public.

 
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