2022 FREE PLAY READINGSFree Readings of New Plays
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JUNE 21 @ 7:30 p.m.
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
by Dara O’Brien
Edward Hopper attained long-awaited creative and commercial success after marrying artist Josephine Nivison. Meanwhile, Jo’s reputation declined. As Edward’s fiercest advocate she was also a deeply resentful competitor. Who pays for the price of genius?
AUGUST 9 @ 7:30 p.m.
by Marisa Smith
Julie, married mother of three, unexpectedly leaves her husband and moves in with her mother Cora. The two of them fight for control of Cora’s life while Julie comes to grips with her own mid-life crisis.
SEPTEMBER 20 @ 7:30 p.m.
IT STOPS HERE
by Mary John Boylan
The re-routing of the Underground Railroad in 1850 plunges an Ohio Quaker family into moral conflict and danger when a formerly enslaved woman seeks their help.
SEPTEMBER 6 @ 7:30 p.m.
by Aurora de Asua
For her seventy-seventh birthday, Gary knows exactly what she wants: to go surfing. There’s only one problem: She’s never touched the water. But with the help of a hotrod teenage surf instructor and her two best friends, Gary’s ready to conquer the unknown. Taking place on surfboards in the Pacific Ocean, WIPEOUT is a septuagenarian surf comedy about what it takes to hang ten.
OCTOBER 11 @ 7:30 p.m.
WHITE, BLACK and BLUE
by Steve Henderson & Will Chalmus
A young man becomes a fugitive with a hostage and the only obstacle standing between him and his home is an off-duty police officer. The three men resort to desperate measures in attempts to get back to their normal lives, but they must rely on each other to do so.