LADIES FIRST is a list of new productions, workshops, readings, and publications by female playwrights. Our goal is to create greater gender parity in theatre by highlighting the works of female writers and the organizations that promote and produce their works.
On Saturday, May 19th, Four Quarter Theater presents RESISTANCE – a night of short play readings on a common theme.
BOXES ARE MAGIC by Allie Costa
with Shaun Cott / Sarah Hysjulien
FIRESIDE CHAT by Lewis Shilane
with Gene Taylor / Maya Rose Hormadaly / Anthony Castellano
THE WOMENS FOLLOW YOUR DREAM CLUB by Jack Feldstein
with Shaun Cott / Marcella Baglione / Sarah Hysjulien
MISS SMITH SPEAKS TO THE PTA by Adam Seidel
with Jo Walker
DRIVING GREEN by Martin Blank
with Maya Hormadaly / Dana Trottier / Anthony Castellano
FOR HER FINAL ACT by Dana Trottier
with Jo Walker / Dana Trottier
All plays directed by Kirby Mason.
Saturday, May 19th @ 8 PM
Comley Studio Lab at the Drama League Theater Center
32 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
Doors open at 7:30 PM
$7 in Advance / $10 at the Door
Join us for the #metooplays.
500 plays were submitted. 30 semi-finalists were selected. 10 will be presented at each reading, in May, June, and July. The final eight plays will be chosen to move forward for a fully-staged production Off-Broadway.
The reading on Monday, May 21st will include plays written by Claire Mascarenhas, Nicole Amsler, Jonathon Ward, John Minigan, Christine Foster, Carol Hollenbeck, Russell Nichols, Robin Doupe, John Bavoso, and Allie Costa.
Duke Ellington Performing Space, 400 West 43rd, New York.
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