During this series, The Workshop Theater presents sit-down readings of new and revisited scripts by company playwrights, or projects initiated by company artists, generally followed by a moderated dramaturgical discussion. Unless otherwise noted on the schedule, Sunday readings begin at 6pm in the Jewel Box, and are Free and Open to the Public. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department Of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
No Reserved Seating! Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to ensure seating.
by Dana Leslie Goldstein
Go Down, Moses tackles the aftermath of a racially charged incident that takes place on a liberal college campus, at a time when students were rallying for divestment from South Africa but weren’t focused on the racism around them.
by Linda Segal Crawley
With help from her brilliant Irish-American husband, Jewish New Yorker from Iowa searches for meaning, mojo and the advancement of civilization on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
by Margo Hammond
Walter’s promise to his dying wife becomes a conflict within the city of Tinder Hill. One side is for and the other against. He attempts many screwball maneuvers but can Walter keep his pledge to Patsy? Will love prevail?
by Jay Strong
A dark comedy about ageing; memory loss; and the uncertainty of the present. Dad’s being cared for by his son and daughter-in law in his home, or is he? Where is he and who are they really? What do they want from him? Or is the question, who is he? The only thing he remembers for certain is the past and that’s slipping away.