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!
NEW CITY, NEW BLOOD READINGS:
This reading presentation is directed by Jonathan Weber
"Great Kills" is a powerful, and comedic drama that revolves around the planning of an ill-fated get rich quick scheme, during which the characters' desperate lives are made apparent to one another, and a family secret is revealed, to devastating consequences.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
JONATHAN WEBER (Director) has directed several plays over the past 15 years. TNC Credits include Two Alone/Too Together, written by Peter Welch, Age Out, Guaranteed to Never Lose Suction and Shock Therapy, all written by Tom Diriwachter, 18:30 and The Tennis Pro, both written by Oliver Thrun, September's Song, Your Town, An Optimistic Picture, Phallic Fables, Laugh, Damn Ya, Laugh! and Stops (Along The Road), all written by Walter Corwin, Staged readings of Militant Language and Goodness, both written by Sean Christopher Lewis, and selections from his own plays 9J and The Red Sox Monologues. Other credits include Sister Mary Ignacius Explains it all For You, Life Under Water and Pvt. Wars. For 11 years, he was an Assistant Director for TNC's Award-Winning Summer Street Theater tour. He is the author of the popular New York Mets blog, The Ballclub (theballclub.blogspot.com).
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