The Playwrights Union hosts its 9th annual reading series of new work. These six original plays were drafted during a month-long writing challenge to our playwrights in February.
S A T U R D A Y, J U N E 2
4pm INTO THE GOBPILE by Jennie Webb
Grieved by the LA riots, a young woman goes “home” to heal in a place she’s never lived: a small town called Perseverance, in the heart of Southern Illinois Coal Country.
6pm CHAMELEON IN ASPIC by Eric Rudnick
A sous chef longing to open her own restaurant seemingly finds the answer to her dreams when she meets a charismatic Frenchwoman who was once a celebrity of cuisine.
8pm LIONS by Jihan Crowther
At a possibly haunted party, the world’s worst hostess attempts to entertain her guests—one of whom is hellbent on commandeering her home before the night is over.
S U N D A Y, J U N E 3
2pm IDIO by Abbey Fenbert
In a mysterious station, three competitors—Hawk, Dip and Pigeon—battle for an unknown prize. A dark comedy about truth, understanding, and desire under a violent social order.
4pm O: RHAPSODY IN DIVORCE by Jami Brandli
A childless neurobiologist is blindsided when her husband demands a divorce, but refuses to leave the house—and finds herself on an epic, couch-hopping odyssey.