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John Walch

“Where you go, I will go…” Ruth 1:16

November 17, 2011

Boston Court's PLAY/ground Festival Includes Sheila Callaghan and David Wiener

Sheila Callaghan and David Wiener

The Theatre @ Boston Court's play festival presents plays that are in keeping with Boston Court's mission, which urges artists to fearlessly and passionately pursue their unique voice and vision. Play selection encompasses a wide variety of genres, with a special emphasis on nurturing playwrights and new play development, which are inherently theatrical, textually rich, and visually arresting.  Read More

Tanya Barfield

Annie and Peter want a baby. But, when they get surprising news from their international adoption agency, their marriage is put to the test — secrets of the past are exposed and this couple approaching midlife is faced with an unexpected choice. Sparked with humor, The Call probes the complexities of what it means to be a family.

Open to the Public—please note that this reading will be held at Primary Stages (307 West 38th Street, Suite 1510)

Lucas Hnath

Lucas Hnath will work in closed session on one of his plays.

November 13, 2011

Carlos Murillo to be Featured Guest at Western Michigan University

Playwright and director Carlos Murillo will be the next featured guest in the Gwen Frostic Reading Series at Western Michigan University.  Read More

Daniel Reitz

Daniel Reitz will work in closed session on his new play Rich Man's Burden.

Daniel Beaty

Paul Robeson, The Tallest Tree in the Forest
by Daniel Beaty

Journey through the life of one of the most dynamic figures in American History. A scholar, athlete, activist, vocalist, and actor of stage and screen, Paul Robeson rose to the heights of fame. He saw it all crumble during the McCarthy Area as questions of his Communist involvement arose. Discover the evolution of this artist/activist, his courage, his contradictions, and why many call him the Tallest Tree in the Forest.

David Wiener

David Wiener will work in closed session on his play Goliath.

Kate Fodor

Kate Foder will work in closed session on her play Fifty Ways.

Chiori Miyagawa

Chiori Miyagawa will work in closed session on her play A Winter's Captive.

Jenny Schwartz

Jenny Schwartz will work in closed session on her play Somewhere Fun.

Kristoffer Diaz

Kristoffer Diaz will work in closed session on his play Rebecca Oaxaca Lays Down a Bunt.

Jenny Schwartz

Jenny Schwartz will work in closed session on her play Somewhere Fun.

Chiori Miyagawa

Chiori Miyagawa will work in closed session on her play Way to Curaçao.

Lucas Hnath

Tonight —aided by a pack of cigarettes, a bottle of vodka, three actors, and a pile of dead lemmings—Walt Disney will read to you a screenplay he wrote about his last days on earth.

Please Call 212-757-6960 for Reservations

Stefanie Zadravec

Stefanie Zadravec will work in closed session on her play The Electric Baby.

October 13, 2011

New Marcus Gardley Play to be Read at Hartford Stage

Marcus Gardley’s The House That Will Not Stand, a re-imagining of Federico Garcia Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba will be featured as part of Hartford Stage's “Brand:NEW” play reading festival on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. The reading will be directed by Hartford's associate artistic director Hana S. Sharif.  Read More

Daniel Reitz

A desperate actor seeks out his embittered ex and asks for financial help for his seriously ill, uninsured boyfriend. His ex agrees to come to the rescue on one condition. That one condition sets off a chain reaction of lust, obsession, betrayal and near-death experience.

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Oni Faida Lampley

In tribute to Oni Faida Lampley (1959-2008), her fellow playwrights from the Class of 2011 will read excerpts from her plays, Tough Titty, Sons and The Dark Kalamazoo.

Part of the After Seven Festival, made possible with the generous support of The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, in memory of Barbara Barondess MacLean.

Zakiyyah Alexander

A musical and theatrical exploration of one girl's journey to womanhood featuring the poetry of Sonia Sanchez and music by Imani Uzuri.

Part of the After Seven Festival, made possible with the generous support of The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, in memory of Barbara Barondess MacLean.

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