2014 Barbour Award Contenders EVERYBODY DIES, MAN IN THE MOON & THE GIANT Set for Guild Hall, 3/10-24

2014 Barbour Award Contenders EVERYBODY DIES, MAN IN THE MOON & THE GIANT Set for Guild Hall, 3/10-24

The 7th Annual Thomas Barbour Playwrights' Award contenders will be showcased on March 10, 20, 24 at 7:00 pm at Guild Hall at The Little Church, 1 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016 (b/w Fifth Ave. and Madison Ave.)

For this annual celebration of new work, The Episcopal Actors' Guild is excited to partner with Oberon Theatre Ensemble in offering staged readings of three new plays. This year's plays and performance dates are Everybody Dies by Molly Rydzel (Monday, March 10), Man in the Moon by Mark Karafin (Thursday, March 20), and The Giant by Christopher Stetson Boal (Monday, March 24).

All readings are in Guild Hall at 7:00 pm, and followed by a reception. Past winners include Ian August (Donna Orbits the Moon), Lynn Rosen (Apple Cove), and Laura Eason (40 Days).

Trains: R/N @ 28th St.; 6 @ 28th St. Tickets: $10/EAG members, $15/non-members. RSVP: (212) 685-2927 or matt@actorsguild.org.

The Barbour Award was established in 2008 by the family of writer, actor, and EAG supporter Thomas Barbour, whose long career on stage and screen included roles in Arthur and Broadway's The Great White Hope with James Earl Jones.

About EAG and Oberon Theatre Ensemble: Founded in 1923, The Episcopal Actors' Guild is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping performers "of all faiths, and none" who are experiencing financial crisis. Throughout the year, EAG also hosts events and fundraisers including concerts, variety shows, play readings, and professional workshops. www.actorsguild.org

Since 1997, Oberon Theatre has produced nearly 100 staged-readings and 56 full productions including last year's acclaimed revival of The Drawer Boy. The aware-winning ensemble has 20 active members and many more regular collaborators, including actors, playwrights, directors, and designers. www.oberontheatre.org.

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