Coming on the heels of Brown University’s Writing is Live Festival (writingislive.com), please join us for another week of play readings and works in progress from your favorite rompers! All performances take place at 95 Empire. $3-5 suggested donation or FREE with Brown/RISD student ID.
Wednesday, 2/9, 9:00pm
The 100 Minute Summarize Proust Competition
hosted by Jack Dwyer
A workshop exploring text lifted from an absurdly long French novel that is reinvented into a devised movement piece.
Thursday, 2/11, 7:30pm
Talking ‘Bout Some Revolutions
hosted by Brown MFA Playwrights
A revolutionary play reading featuring work from a collection of new plays from Egypt and the 2011 events at Tahrir Square
Friday, 2/12, 7:30pm
The New Jim Crow: An Adaptation
by Brad Wilson and Alexis
An experimental adaptation of Michelle Alexander’s seminal work, “The New Jim Crow.”
Saturday, 2/13, 12pm
Potlucks + Play Readings
hosted by B/T Interruptors
Kicking off a biweekly, roaming play reading series of works by playwrights of color starting with Jackie Sibbles-Drury ‘s “We are Proud to Present About the Herero of Namibia Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwest Afrika, Between the years 1884-1915.” Anyone is welcome to read and everyone is welcome to bring food!
Saturday, 2/13, 3pm
by Maurice Decaul, directed by Marcel Antonio Mascaro
A short play about a veteran seeking help to quench an anger, a rage, a pain that is truly unquenchable.
Saturday, 2/13, 7:30pm
by Lily Mengesha
An exploration of attachments to objects, people, and places that are no longer here, or might be someplace else. Like flipping through an old family photo album, we play with the gaps in recollection and the materials that remain. We are building the entryway to somewhere back-forward and over there.