My new play, WELCOME TO KEENE, NH will have it's first public reading on Sunday, June 5th at 6pm.
This part of Playwrights Union annual annual First Peek series. Every year several PU members set out to write new plays from soup-to-nuts in the month of February. First Peek is the unveiling of these plays to the public for the first time.
A complete schedule of the readings is below.
Saturday, June 4
4:00 PM - AN UNTITLED NEW PLAY BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE by Matt Schatz
An ambitious Literary Manager finds the nonprofit theatre she works for making questionable programming choices—and must suddenly question her notions of what stories are worth telling.
6:00 PM - THE ABUELAS by Stephanie Alison Walker
A visit from two strangers exposes a 37-year-old secret in this play about the long repercussions of Argentina's "Dirty War."
8:00 PM - THE HOUSE OF THE NEGRO INSANE by Terence Anthony
Attius builds coffins at the Taft State Hospital for the Negro Insane, where he has been locked up for over a decade; when two new patients ask him to help them escape, he dares dream of a life beyond the hospital walls.
10:00 PM (or immediately following the final reading) - Reception
Sunday, June 5
2:00 PM - THE SUPER VARIETY MATCH BONUS ROUND! by Deb Hiett
A small-town Texas couple find themselves launched on an unexpected, soul-searching, 1970s game show adventure when they rent out their son’s bedroom to a visiting young concert-goer.
4:00 PM - PERPETUAL GIRL by Wendy Weiner
A modern fairy tale about the most forbidden thing a woman can do in Hollywood: age.
6:00 PM - WELCOME TO KEENE, NH by Brian James Polak
Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," 115 years later . . . a three-act play telling the story of a small American town through the everyday lives of its citizens.
WHERE: VS. Theatre 5453 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90019