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May 2018

Julia’s Reading Room: People as Paper

May 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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People As Paper By Lynne Marie Rosenberg   People As Paper explores divorce from the point of view of a single paralegal 10 years into her career. The piece explores constructs, numbers, beginnings, endings, impermanence, and volcanoes.

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September 2018

Julia’s Reading Room: The Seven Ages of DD by LPTW Member Ruth Wolff

September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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Tuesday, September 25 6PM The Jefferson Market Library 425 Avenue of the Americas Between West 9th and West 10th Street The Seven Ages of DD By Ruth Wolff The first reading of the JRR series this season is Ruth Wolff’s play: The Seven Ages of DD. This major work spans one woman’s entire lifetime.  The play, Wolff’s response to Shakespeare’s Seven Ages of Man, unfolds in seven scenes – The Seven Ages of Woman. While the actions are specific to DD, every…

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October 2018

Julia’s Reading Room: Honestly

October 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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Tuesday, October 30th 6-8PM The Jefferson Market Library 425 Avenue of the Americas Between West 9th and West 10th Street Honestly Written by Jessica Bedford Directed by LPTW Member Kristen Heckler Bina: Sarah Raimondi Michael: Brennan Lowery Love bubbles up. Love finds a way. Michael and Bina are in love. Michael and Bina like to play games. No one knows Bina besides Michael and maybe no one else ever will because Bina might not exist. A grappling exploration of the power…

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December 2018

Julia’s Reading Room: Passing Parades

December 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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Tuesday, December 11th 6PM The Jefferson Market Library 425 Avenue of the Americas Between West 9th and West 10th Street By LPTW Member Fengar Gael Music Composed by LPTW Member Sheilah Rae Directed by LPTW Member Lorca Peress An idealistic young woman undergoes a radical transformation after a bomb shatters the lives of marchers gathered to celebrate the centennial of women's suffrage.    

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January 2019

Julia’s Reading Room: Cracked Open

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grand Central Library,
135 E 46th St.
New York, NY 10017
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Tuesday, January 29th 6-8PM Grand Central Library 135 East 46th Street Between Third & Lexington Avenues 2nd Floor, Teen Center Cracked Open By LPTW Member Gail Kriegel LPTW member Gail Kriegel will be presenting a cold reading of the first draft of her new play, Cracked Open

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February 2019

Julia’s Reading Room: WITHOUT A TITLE

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grand Central Library,
135 E 46th St.
New York, NY 10017
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Thursday, February 28th 6-8PM Grand Central Library 135 East 46th Street Between Third & Lexington Avenues 2nd Floor, Teen Center   WITHOUT A TITLE A Three-Ring Circus Written and Directed by Shellen Lubin Loosely based on Federico Garcia Lorca's Play Without A Title With moments from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream A night of radical theatre in Trump's America when everyone attending has something to say and the whole world erupts. Even the audience has lines! Please arrive at…

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March 2019

Julia’s Reading Room: GRANDMA SOUP!

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grand Central Library,
135 E 46th St.
New York, NY 10017
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Thursday, March 28th 6-8PM Grand Central Library 135 East 46th Street Between Third & Lexington Avenues 2nd Floor, Teen Center   Grandma Soup! A Brand New Solo Play By LPTW Member Amy Oestreicher Directed by LPTW Member Shellen Lubin When a simple celebration brings Shayna Tazler to tears, Abigail seeks to understand her grandmother's journey to America. When nobody can tell her why Grandma Shayna is in a hospital, Abigail attempts to piece together a puzzle, learning of her grandmother's…

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April 2019

Julia’s Reading Room: PRO BONO

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grand Central Library,
135 E 46th St.
New York, NY 10017
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Thursday, April 25th 6-8PM Grand Central Library 135 East 46th Street Between Third & Lexington Avenues 2nd Floor, Teen Center   Pro Bono By LPTW Member Natalie Bates Directed by Catherine Siracusa Pro Bono focuses on an attorney faced with two cases that shake her conscience and her sense of family loyalty to their foundations. Pressured by her sister to pull strings to get child-pornography charges dropped against her college-grad nephew, Elena puts her reputation on the line with disastrous…

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May 2019

Julia’s Reading Room: EVE OF BELTANE

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grand Central Library,
135 E 46th St.
New York, NY 10017
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Thursday, May 23rd  6-8PM Grand Central Library 135 East 46th Street Between Third & Lexington Avenues 2nd Floor, Teen Center Eve of Beltane By LPTW Member Coni Koepfinger & Joe Izen Directed by Cailín Heffernan “Love in timeless pursuit returns, as Dark spirits all, melt in the fires of Beltane” The Eve of Beltane is an enchanting tale of power and passion that dares to look beyond the walls of time to see the point and possibilities of reincarnation.

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September 2019

Julia’s Reading Room – Bedroom Farce: Reloaded

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grand Central Library,
135 E 46th St.
New York, NY 10017
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Thursday, September 19 6PM - 8PM Grand Central Library 135 E 46th Street Between Lexington & 3rd Avenues Free and Open to the Public   Bedroom Farce: Reloaded Three Bedrooms. Three Couples. One Connection. by LPTW Member, Yvette Heyliger Inspired by Alan Ayckbourn’s 1975 hit, Bedroom Farce, this farce for the 21st century asks, "What do a couple of cisgender swingers, their gay son, his new husband, a trans woman, and her closeted boyfriend all have in common?" One of the…

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