Wednesday, November 4, 2009

FORUM begins this week

FORUM: 14 Staged Readings of New Plays

All readings begin at 7pm

Attend 1 reading for $10 or attend up to all 14 readings with a FORUM pass for only $25

Playwrights Theatre announces the return of the popular roundtable reading series FORUM with staged readings of 14 innovative new plays by some of the country's best writers with intimate discussions between author and audience following each performance.

On tonight's schedule is "Super" by Lia Romeo, directed by Artem Yatsunov.

About the Playwright: Lia Romeo earned her B.A. from Princeton University and her M.F.A. in playwriting from Rutgers University. She was last year's Emerging Playwright-In-Residence at Playwrights Theatre. Her short plays have been produced in fourteen different states and internationally, and she has world premieres of two new full-lenth plays coming up this season in Kansas and California. She is also the author of the humor book 11,002 Things To Be Miserable About, available in bookstores nationwide.

About the Director: Artem Yatsunov is one of the founding members of the troupe StrangeDog Theatre,, with whom he has been directing for over a year now. Some of his past credits include: subUrbia by Eric Bogosian (Jersey City); Bootstraps (Luna Stage) and New.Tricks! (Playwrights Theatre) by Ben Clawson. Up next, he's directing the world premiere of Omnivores by Ben Clawson, opening the day after Thanksgiving, right here at Playwrights Theatre. Montclair State University Alum.

To reserve your tickets, call our box office at 973.514.1787 X10 or reserve online.

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