While Carol continues on the Atlantic's mainstage (through April 6), the theatre company will offer the week-long New Works series in its Studio 2. The series features one-act plays by established and emerging writers; those taking part in the latest program include writers Joan Ackermann, Cusi Cram, Tom Donaghy, Michael Dowling, Scott Organ and Jeff Whitty. Those writers who have taken part in past New Works series include Stephen Belber, Jessica Goldberg, Rinne Groff, Jerome Hairston, Davey Holmes, Maggie Kiley, Heather MacDonald, Brian Parks and Julian Sheppard. For more information about the one-act festival, visit http://www.atlantictheater.com.
The New Works Series plays Monday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM with an additional show 9:30 PM on Friday night. Studio 2 is located in Manhattan at 453 West 16th Street; for reservations call (212) 691-5919, ext. 123. There is an $8 suggested donation.