NEW CITY, NEW BLOOD READINGS SERIES
For 35 years, Pulitzer Prize winning THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY has nurtured hundreds of playwrights through its EMERGING PLAYWRIGHTS PROGRAM. In June, 2006, we launched NEW CITY , NEW BLOOD, a play reading series designed to serve our audiences and writers even better. Curated by Michael Scott-Price, TNC Literary Manager, NEW CITY , NEW BLOOD will provide a hearing for worthy plays in earlier stages of Development. Audiences will get the opportunity to provide feedback, and artists will gain valuable insight from audience response. Be sure to check www.theaterforthenewcity.net for details about upcoming readings. Please join us!
The Hipster Zombie Apocalypse
This reading presentation is directed by Richard Vetere
Hipsters coming off the L train are turning into zombies and eating residents of Williamsburg. The FBI assigns an agent to entice the local mob to kill the zombie hipsters.
RICHARD VETERE (Playwright/Director) is a playwright, film writer, novelist and poet. He wrote the novel The Third Miracle (Simon & Schuster) and he co-wrote the screenplay adaptation starring Ed Harris, produced by Francis Ford Coppola and directed by Agnieska Holland released by Sony Picture Classics. He wrote the CBS TV film (highest ratings ever) The Marriage Fool starring Walter Mathau and Carol Burnett. His other movies include How To Go Out on a Date in Queens based on his stage play starring Jason Alexander and the cult classic Vigilante. His other plays Off-Broadway and international productions of Gangster Apparel, Caravaggio and Machiavelli as well as One Shot, One Kill which was seen at Primary Stages and received a Pulitzer nomination. His latest book of poetry was The Other Colors in a Snow Storm (Bordegheria Press) and his most recent published novel is The Writers Afterlife (Three Rooms Press). He has a masters from Columbia University in Comparative English Literature. He was made a Lifetime Member of the WGA East in 2010 and is a born and raised New Yorker. Vetrich88@aol.com
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