Actors Playground Offers Summer Play Readings Galore, Beginning June 17

News   Actors Playground Offers Summer Play Readings Galore, Beginning June 17 The Actors Playground Theater Company of New York City will hold a summer series of Monday night play readings, beginning June 17 and running through Aug. 26.

The Actors Playground Theater Company of New York City will hold a summer series of Monday night play readings, beginning June 17 and running through Aug. 26.

In all, 10 plays will be featured, each accompanied by a different free alcoholic beverage. (There's an audience lure if there ever was one.) All will take place at The Actors Playground, 412 Eighth Avenue, 2nd floor.

Doors open at 7 PM. Showtime is 7:30 PM. The schedule runs:

  • June 17: Ephemera by John Yearley; directed by Carin Perry; starring Joy Barrett, Beth Lein, Guido Venitucci, Veronica and Chad Gilkinson.
  • June 24: Deflowering Waldo by Adam Szymkowicz; directed by Karen Odyniec; starring Nicole Seymour, Sue Costello, Jerry Marino, Hayden Ramsey and Alex Tavis.
  • July 1: Yahweh by Joshua Goldstein; directed by Alexandra Ornitz; starring Lee Wilkof, Eileen Woods, Julian Brightman, and John Fitzgibbon.
  • July 15: Hunger Waltz by Sheila Callaghan; directed by Hayley Fin; starring: Heather Aldridge, April Peveteaux, Mathew Landfield and Larry Mitchel.
  • July 22: No One Ever Dies in Montana by Sean Michael Welch; starring Joy Barret and Scott Parish.
  • July 29: Montana Moose by John Moe; directed by Jim Elliott; starring Robert Harriell, Mary Holmstrom, Jen Krater and Jim Keiffer.
  • August 5: Two Thieves in a Trap by Tom Gannon; directed by Jim Jack; cast to be announced.
  • August 12: A 95% Chance They'll Wind Up Like Larvae by Barbara Herel; directed by Ron Peretti; starring Tony Martinelli, Caitlin Barton, Laurie Kilmartin, Christine Pappas, Jolynn Baca and Eliot Chang.
  • August 19: Almost Blue by Keith Reddin; directed by Francesca Mantani Arkus; starring Stephanie Michels, Joe Passaro, Jimmy Biberi, Kurt Everhardt
  • August 26: to be announced.

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Admission is a $10 suggested donation. For more reservations and more information, please call (212) 967-0303, or visit actorsplayground.com. —By Robert Simonson