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Village Playwrights to Celebrate Pride with Short Play Festival, 6/25

Village Playwrights to Celebrate Pride with Short Play Festival, 6/25

The parade isn't the only way to celebrate NYC Pride. Join the Village Playwrights for readings of eight new LGBTQ themed 10 minute plays on June 25, from 8 pm to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC. $3 suggested donation.

The plays include:

- "Lawyer Looking for Love: Date-O-Rama 1" by Jeffrey Harmon Smith

The compatibility of a conservative Afro-American man and a Jewish liberal lawyer is tested on a blind date.

- "Mistaken Identity" by Sharon E. Cooper

A Lesbian, Hindu Indian woman is at the end of a long line of very bad dates with an American Texas Cowboy who's desperate to marry.

- "Telling" by Austin Alexis

A Go-Go Dancer is uncovered.

- "The Middle Seat" by Ross Hewitt

A male couple receives relationship advice from a psychic on an airplane.


- "When Men Were Men "by Lawrence DuKore

The sting of an undercover cop in drag is disrupted by an old high school buddy.

- "Uncle Clyde and His Niece Mary" by Debbra Liverman

Clyde and boyfriend Harris are now raising Clyde's precocious teen niece Mary.

- "Samson and the Blow Dryer" by Bradley Troll

Sparks fly when Sam's hair is shorn.

- "Waltzing, One, Two, Three" by Lawson Caldwell

Two unlikely friends who, during a simple waltz lesson, help one another out.

ABOUT THE VILLAGE PLAYWRIGHTS: The Village Playwrights meet at 8 PM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at the LGBT Center, 208 W. 13th Street. Participation is open to all playwrights and screenwriters. "This is a place to speak from the heart. This is a place to find one's voice. This is a place to take risks." For information about attending a Village Playwrights' meeting, call 614-285-2515 or e-mail Visit us on Facebook at or go online at

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