The Bechdel Group's New Play Development Reading Series
Monday, January 29th Bi-annual 24 Hour Writing Challenge! Location: The Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Studio Lab is located at t 32 Avenue of the Americas, in the lobby level of the former AT&T Building. (A/C/E to Canal Street)
Monday, March 5th Milk and Gall, by Mathilde Dratwa "Vera gives birth to a shape-shifting baby on election night, and attempts to navigate the chaos of that first year as a new mom amid political turmoil." and An Ocean of Bees, by Susan Hansell "In a post-apocalyptic future, four characters survive to represent the human species. How will they find their humanity?" Monday, April 30th How We Survived, by Pauline David-Sax "An elderly grandmother, a German Jew who escaped to the United States in the 1930s, moves into a nursing home as her adult daughter takes charge of cleaning out her apartment. Questions are answered and secrets are unearthed, as mother and daughter consider what it means, and what it takes, to be a survivor." and Sam, Inc., by Jamie Rubenstein "Inside a young woman's mind, office politics threaten to undermine the company at large."
Monday, May 21st Wrists & Flowers, by James Bartelle "She sought shelter, but the storm was inside." and DearIvanka; or The Querida Eva Play: A Work of Fiction, by Benjamin Colon "In an alternate timeline within an alternate universe, Eva Trump and Elsie Clinton have been best friends for years. Now in their 30s, their friendship is pushed to the limit."
What Our Members Are Saying
"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