Rattlestick's F*CKING GOOD PLAYS! (FESTIVAL, IV) to Begin 12/16

Rattlestick's F*CKING GOOD PLAYS! (FESTIVAL, IV) to Begin 12/16

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announced the 2013 F*ck!ng Good Plays (festival, IV) -three (3) days of new play readings by four (4) of today's hottest playwrights. The festival, to be presented at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place - off 7th Avenue South between West 11th & Perry Streets) will begin on Monday the 16th, and continue on Wednesday the 18th and Thursday the 19th. Playwrights include: Denis Johnson, Basil Kreimendahl, Michael Laurence, and Jen Silverman. The readings will be directed by David Kennedy, Lisa Peterson, Francine Volpe, and Davis McCallum.

The F*ck!ng Good Plays (festival, IV) performance schedule is as follows:
December 16th: 7pm - Hamlet in Bed by Michael Laurence, dir. Lisa Peterson.
December 18th: 2pm - Cost of a Goat by Basil Kreimendahl, dir. Francine Volpe.
December 18th: 7pm - Des Moines by Denis Johnson, dir. by David Kennedy.
December 19th: 7pm - After the Tornado by Jen Silverman, Music by Joe Tippett, Lyrics by Joe Tippett and Jen Silverman, dir. by Davis McCallum

Admission is free. For reservations, please email reservations@rattlestick.org and specify which readings you will be attending and the number of seats needed. For more information, please call (212) 627-2556.

Rattlestick's 2013/2014 mainstage season features world premieres by Lucy Thurber, Charles Fuller, Halley Feiffer, Ken Urban, Craig Lucas, and Samuel D. Hunter.

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER is a multi-award-winning company that has produced over sixty world premieres in the past eighteen seasons and was the recipient of the 2007 Ross Wetzsteon Memorial OBIE Award for developing new and innovative work. Previous plays include Two Boys in a Bed,Message to Michael, Carpool, Volunteer Man, A Trip to the Beach, Ascendancy, Stuck, Vick's Boy, TheMessenger, Saved or Destroyed, Neil's Garden, My Special Friend, Faster, Bliss, St. Crispin's Day, Where We're Born, Five Flights, Boise, Finer Noble Gases, That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play, God Hates The Irish: The Ballad of Armless Johnny, Miss Julie, Acts of Mercy: passion-play, Cagelove, It Goes Without Saying, Dark Matters, Stay, American Sligo, Rag and Bone, War, Geometry of Fire, The Amish Project, Killers and Other Family, Post No Bills, Blind, Little Doc, underneathmybed, There Are No More Big Secrets, The Hallway Trilogy, Carson McCullers Talks About Love, The Wood, Asuncion, Horsedreams, Yosemite, Massacre (Sing to Your Children), 3C, Through the Yellow Hour, A Summer Day, The Revisionist starring Vanessa Redgrave and Jesse Eisenberg, Buyer & Cellar (2013 Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Awards for Outstanding Solo Performance), Basilica, Charles Ives Take Me Home, The Hilltown Plays, the Off-Broadway GLAAD Award-nominated hit The Last Sunday in June, Craig Wright's The Pavilion (Drama Desk nominee-Outstanding Play of 2005) and Lady (Drama Desk nominee-Outstanding Play of 2008), as well as The Aliens by Annie Baker (2010 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play).

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