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November 2014

Julia’s Reading Room

November 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
670 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10025 United States
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Julia's Reading Room, developed by Julia Miles, founder of the Women's Project, provides the unique opportunity for any League member to hear and observe work in its early stages. The next Julia's Reading Room will feature Robin Rice Lichtig's play Gently Down the Stream. GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM is true. Trapped in New York City, Turbo the cat wants desperately to return to Vermont to his Dear One. His struggles intertwine with those of humans he's forced to live with in…

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October 2015

Julia’s Reading Room: CON by Molly Fowler

October 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York, NY United States
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Photo credit: Joe Venafro CON   by Molly Fowler A filmmaker spends a year in a men’s maximum security prison documenting a group of inmates who staff their own hospice. In the process, she uncovers some truths that challenge her understanding of redemption and learns that forgiveness may only be achieved in direct proportion to the extent to which we see ourselves. Cast: Amelia: Gabriele Schafer (member LPTW) Bird: Dennis Green Jake: Doc Dougherty McComb: TBD Warden Boudreaux: Sophia Golden…

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February 2016

Julia’s Reading Room – Miss Valentine

February 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New York, NY United States
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Tuesday, February 16th 7pm The Players Club 16 Gramercy Park S Miss Valentine Julia’s Reading Room Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a reading of Miss Valentine! Inspired by the life of Esther Howland, “The Mother of the American Valentine,” Miss Valentine is a whimsical tale of an ambitious, Victorian woman who becomes one of the most successful female entrepreneurs of her day. As she crafts Valentine cards for her thriving business, her own love life suffers with the pangs of unrequited love. Written by…

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March 2016

Julia’s Reading Room – Millennium Mom

March 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New York, NY United States
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Millennium Mom

Tuesday, March 15 7:00pm The Players 16 Gramercy Park South Millennium Mom  by Liz Amadio Directed by Glenora Blackshire Featuring Hank Morris, Katharine Scarborough, Margaret Stockton, & Heather Wahl A stroller-toting, latte-guzzling, advanced-age militant mom stumbles through the daunting changes of new motherhood, reliving her own childhood in the process. When a forty-six year old, single woman gives birth to her first child, her often comedic, sometimes tragic struggles - with the medical community, the outside world, her demons and her own mortality - propel…

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Julia’s Reading Room – THE MUSE & THE MAESTRO

March 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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THE MUSE & THE MAESTRO a work-in-progress by Carolyn Balducci reading directed by Laura Caparotti Wednesday March 30, 2016  at 6 pm Jefferson Market Library Jeferson Market LibraryWilla Cather Reading Room Willa Cather Reading Room 471 Sixth Avenue (W. 10th) NYC 10011 When playwright and author, Luigi Pirandello met the talented young actress Marta Abba, he became obsessed with her. She was his lead actress and Muse in the last decade of his life. To maintain her artistic & personal independence, however, Abba…

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April 2016

Julia’s Reading Room – Vertical Village

April 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
New York, NY United States
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Vertical Village a new comedy by Lori Goodman directed by Melanie Sutherland actors include: Holly Chou, Marisa Fratto, Brandon Jones, Alice King, Will Manning, Anna Nugent, Lou Sumrall, John Emmett Whitney, Joleen Wilkinson Tuesday, April 19th at 7pm The Players 16 Gramercy Park South Hell's Kitchen, New York, the 1980's; homelessness and crime were high and crack was king. A small group of neighbors struggle to improve their crappy tenement coop even as junkies and drug dealers rule the hallways. But…

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Julia’s Reading Room – 365 Women a Year: A Playwriting Project

April 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Jefferson Market Library 425 Avenue of the Americas 6-8 p.m. The League of Professional Theatre Women & Julia's Reading Room present readings of Short Plays written and/or directed by Shellen Lubin These pieces are from 365 Women a Year: A Playwriting Project and/or were recently featured in the In Her Name Festival at 13th Street Theatre with LEAH FRIEDMAN JULIE FITZPATRICK ARNOLD KIM MAMI KIMURA SUSAN MERSON ROMY NORDLINGER VIRGINIA WING and more ... with work from playwrights: LYNDA CRAWFORD…

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May 2016

Julia’s Reading Room – The House on Poe Street

May 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York, NY United States
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The House on Poe Street Tuesday, May 17th 7pm - 9pm The Players 16 Gramercy Park South Presented by Fengar Gael, Directed by Katie McHugh Gothic ghosts meet modern genetic mutations in New York City when twin sisters inherit the house where Poe is reputed to have composed The Raven.

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Julia’s Reading Room – THE HOTEL BELLECLAIRE

May 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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Find Yourself at THE HOTEL BELLECLAIRE A New Musical Book and Lyric by June Rachelson-Ospa Music by Hirsey   Marilyn, Eve and Gloria meet over five years sharing their collective journeys towards their inevitable golden years.  They muddle through divorce, loss and graying hair accompanied by a fun, uplifting original score, discovering that love and enduring true friendship are the real ingredients making all the difference in the world and the Hotel Belleclaire. 

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February 2017

Julia’s Reading Room – Mrs Lincoln’s Dressmaker

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jefferson Market Library,
425 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY United States
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Thursday, February 23rd, 6pm - 7:30pm Willa Cather Room Jefferson Market Library in the Willa Cather Room 425 Avenue of the Americas Presented by Prudence Wright Holmes Mrs Lincoln's Dressmaker by Prudence Wright Holmes is based on the true story of Mary Todd Lincoln and her black dressmaker, Lizzy Keckly. They were best friends until their friendship and their lives were irrevocably shattered by the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. RSVP: JRR@theatrewomen.org

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