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Theatre East's THE GRASS HARP Reading Set for Monday, 2/24

Theatre East presents a reading of Truman Capote's THE GRASS HARP as an installment in its NEIGHBORHOOD READING SERIES upstairs at O'Lunney's, 145 West 45th Street (between Broadway & 6th Avenue) on Monday, February 24th at 7pm (Cocktail hour begins at 6pm). Written by Truman Capote and directed by Christa Kimlicko Jones.

Come see what Capote called his favorite personal work.?A thoughtful southern tale of finding love, self, and truth through the eyes of a teenage orphan boy, his aunts, his nanny, a judge, and the small town that surrounds them. We stumble upon the realization that each and every relationship is at the very core of self-discovery. Some are welcomed. Some are not. All...are important.?Featuring Vanessa Altschuler, Ben Dawson, Stephen Dexter, Katy Ford, Kelly Kunkel Frazier, Adam Hadas, Heather Hill, Darlene Hope, Mischa Ipp, Judson Jones, Nick Piacente, Alice Qin, Alex Reed, Douglas Sheppard, Kire Tosevski, and Emily Verla.

There will be $5 WELL DRINKS, HOUSE WINE, & BEER! Seating is very limited and reservations are required. The reading is Pay-What-You-Can*. Make a reservation by simply emailing *$20 suggested donation.

Theatre East is committed to discovering new vivid theatrical works and celebrating all forms of theatre. The Neighborhood Reading Series helps us do just that while fostering relationships with playwrights and their work. The Neighborhood Reading Series allows us to expand our horizons even further because it is outside the confines of a full production. In addition, it provides a platform for discussion and community by celebrating plays you may have heard of along with some that might be a bit more obscure or even brand new. Since the readings are free and open to the public, it also aids us in our dedication to the ideal that theatre is not a luxury but should be accessible to everyone, no matter one's economic or social status.

Theatre East Advances The Dialogue of the Shared Human Experience through works that utilize Simple Storytelling, Providing Our community With A Platform to Deepen Its Understanding of themselves, each other and the world we share.

Theatre East (Judson Jones, Artistic Director; Christa Kimlicko Jones, Associate Artistic Director) is a New York based theatre company committed to ensemble collaboration through production of vivid theatrical works that explore our mortality and the shared human experience. They seek to build community by confronting isolation, allowing for a better understanding of their audience and ourselves.

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