Up Theater – Dead of Winter Reading Series
Sundays @ 3pm in the Sanctuary of Ft. Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st Street, Washington Heights
Join us for readings of these 4 new plays over 4 Sundays in January. All readings are FREE and are followed by a talkback with the playwright.
January 8th – Natchetochez by Seth McNeill In the aftermath of a nearby mass shooting, a family in the rural Deep South is confronted with questions of how well they know themselves and each other, what it means to be “one of us,” and how to handle history that they would rather forget.
January 15th – Once on Rumspringa by Ellis Abigail Stump
With 24 hours remaining in their Rumspringa, two Amish teen girls face a momentous decision: surrender their forbidden love or flee their hometown and be shunned forever
January 22nd – The Rehearsal by Steven Young
A desperate cast rehearses their production of Othello, helmed by an egomaniacal director.
January 29th – Lime-a-Rita Racist by Joshua Young
When a mild-mannered guy knocks the ever-loving shit out of a racist scumbag, it causes his coworker to wonder if toxic masculinity is still toxic if it’s used for good.