Tonya Pinkins Leads Caridad Svich's STAND Reading at the Mary Rodgers Room

NoPassport theatre alliance and press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play STAND starring Tonya Pinkins (Broadway's Caroline, or Change; TV's Gotham and 24) Lisa Ramirez (Good Grief, Vineyard Theatre), and Nemuna Ceesay (The Cake, Barrington Stage Company) on December 8, 2018 at 7 PM at the Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild in New York City under the direction of Adrian Alexander Alea (Dreaming in Cuban, The Drama League).

STAND is an acoustic electric piece about womxn rage, defiance and ancient power that has been described by TONY Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens as a "beautiful poem of a play: savage and elegant and furious by turns." This is a smash-all-patriarchies text for performance.The piece features the song "no hosanna" by composer O-Lan Jones and lyricist Caridad Svich.

STAND is read as a presentation of NoPassport theatre alliance and press on December 8, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Mary Rodgers Room at the Dramatists Guild, 1501 Broadway (on 43rd Street off of 7th Avenue). Limited seating. Reservations must be made at NoPassportPress@aol.com

NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press was founded by OBIE-Winning playwright Caridad Svich in 2003. It is an unincorporated, artist-driven, grass-roots theatre alliance & press devoted to expressions of aesthetic & cultural difference through performance, theory, action, advocacy, and publication.

Past events include AFTER ORLANDO theatre action at DR2 in New York City co-produced by Missing Bolts Productions, and international reading schemes for the plays The Way of the Water, Spark and Upon the Fragile Shore. NoPassport Press publishes the works of David Cale, David Greenspan, John Jesurun, Lenora Champagne, Deborah Brevoort, Todd London, Octavio Solis and more. www.nopassport.org

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