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Village Playwrights to Feature 3 New Plays; Seeks Submissions for THIRD PINEY FORK PRESS THEATER ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL

Village Playwrights to Feature 3 New Plays; Seeks Submissions for THIRD PINEY FORK PRESS THEATER ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL

Village Playwrights has announced a few new and exciting events. Check out all the details below!

On March 12, Matthew Davis's "Dangerous Walk" explores the internal relationship between blown apart childhoods, and both terrorism and fighting it. Four broken men, two CIA agents and two Arabs, use their politics to deal with their demons. Love, being gay, patriotism, and retribution all get entangled, exploded, and left for someone to pick up the pieces.

On March 26, Steve Gold's"The File on J. Edgar Hoover" deals with Hoover's campaign against sexual deviates and his failure to come to terms with his own homosexuality.

On April 9, in David Diaz and Debbra Liverman's "Psych Ward," Karen, a recent graduate from John Jay college. She lands a therapist job at Bellevue Hospital and learns the real definition of - Insanity.

In member news, Eddie Bacca's "Never in the Light of Day," a love story with a terrorism plot, will have a reading on St. Patty's Day, March 17th at 7pm at the Play Room Theater, at 151 W. 46th, St, NYC. A reception and Q&A follow the reading.

Join long time Village Playwright Barbara Kahn as she celebrates her 20th anniversary at the Theater for a New City with "Island Girls"-- about the women's penitentiary on Welfare Island in 1927. For information visit

Submissions from Queens playwrights (only) are now being accepted for the Third Piney Fork Press Theater One Act Play Festival, to take place in the summer of 2014 in Queens, New York. They are seeking 10 minute plays (no more than 10 pp), preferably with no more than 5 characters. They are also seeking monologues (no more than 4pp). They require basic sets.

One submission is allowed per playwright. No profanity, as this is a family friendly festival! There is no submission fee. Please include name, address, telephone number and email address. The festival is seeking actors and directors too. The deadline is April 1st, 2014. Email submissions to or mail them to:

Piney Fork Press Theater Festival
22-73 43rd Street - JC
Astoria NY 11105

The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre Profesional Playwrights Unit seeks new members. The Professional Unit invites committed playwrights from all minorities and others interested in Latino culture to submit their work. Candidates need to have written one or more plays and have a full-length, producible play ready to submit. If you wish to be considered for the Professional Playwrights Unit, please contact Mario Golden by email with your submission attached and your contact information at For more information, visit our Playwrights Unit page at or call 212-354-1293.

The Village Playwrights meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 8-10 pm at the LGBT Center, at 208 West 13 Street. Suggested contribution for the use of the room is $3.00. If you have any questions or if you would like to reserve time for a reading, please call George Bistransin at 614-285-2515.

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