Provincetown Theater Begins New American Play Reading Series WINTER PLAY DATES
To start off the new year, the Provincetown Theater is proud to premiere Winter Play Dates, a three month reading series of new American full-length plays. Beginning January 15, Winter Play Dates performs every other Tuesday night at 7pm thru March 29, 2019 at the Provincetown Theater (238 Bradford Street, Provincetown, MA 02657). Readings are free of charge. No reservations necessary; first come, first serve general seating. A cash bar in the lobby, including snacks and hot drinks, will be open for every performance.
Winter Play Dates is curated by playwright, author, and former executive director of the Dramatist Guild, Gary Garrison, along with Provincetown Theater artistic director David Drake. The series includes six new full-length plays directed and performed by local artists. In a diverse line-up of new works, participating playwrights range from local to regional to national. Following each reading, the playwright will engage in a talkback with the audience, facilitated by either Gary Garrison or David Drake.
WINTER PLAY DATES SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019:
Chasing Happy - One Brazilian, one English woman, and a couple of gay men in mid-life crisis tumble together in this romantic comedy set in a summer in P'town. By Provincetown playwright Michel Wallerstein. 7pm
Tuesday, January 29, 2019:
By North Truro playwright Joe Paprzycki. 7pm
Tuesday, February 12, 2019:
The Shadow Child - A young boy enters the lives of an emotionally haunted family in 1960s Brooklyn, shedding light on the things that matter most.
By Provincetown playwright Myra Slotnick 7pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019:
The Lady Hamlet - A 1920's backstage comedy in which two great female stage divas compete for the role of Hamlet on Broadway, as they compete for the hand of Ophelia. By New York playwright Sarah Schulman. 7pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019:
Fuck You, Julia - Set in current day NYC, the personal and professional adventures of a high-priced dominatrix and a struggling young hustler discover a new kind of family. By New York playwright Chris Harder. 7pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2019:
A new play by Boston playwright Kate Snodgrass, to be announced. 7pm