The Bechdel Group's New Play Development Reading Series
The Bechdel Group's reading series features 20-40 minutes of new works in development, followed by a feedback/discussion session.
Monday, September 25th Alan Olejniczak's Transgress "Transgress is a one-act play on the detainment of Dora Ratjen, Nazi Olympic athlete and gold metal winning woman's high jumper, who was later arrested for impersonating a man." Rachel Mann's Say It Out Loud "At a family gathering that brings home three adult siblings and one trans friend, a feminist professor and a food writer contend with their newly-devout Orthodox daughter." Location: The Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Studio Lab at the Drama League. 32 6th Ave, New York, NY 10013 (in the former AT&T building). The A/C/E Canal Street station has an exit directly into the building during business hours (exit at the south end of the train).
October 30th Claudia Haas' Making Some Noise Lolly Ward's Theory of Nothing
November 27th Lynsey Murdoch's The Roar Juliany Taveras' Desarollo
December 18th Ethan Warren's The Healing in the Air Anya Kopishchke's Belly of the Ship
"What a fantastic evening in Kristine's Eggs on Ice reading!! Thank you so much y'all!!" ~ Thelma M. Reyes
"The casting was fantastic, and the light staging worked perfectly. The whole night was really helpful to me for continuing to develop the piece, especially the dramaturg-led talkback." ~ Francesca Pazniokas