Directed by Kerry Whigham, the reading will boast the talents of Reed Birney, Lisa Emery, Roger Lirtsman and Armando Riesco. Show time is 7 PM. "When a recently divorced, recently unemployed intellectual invites her depressive son and his hard-partying, professional model friends over for dinner and drinks, things get a little wild," according to press notes. "A play about growing up, growing old, and the dangers of playing Edward Forty-hands with your mother."
Dawson is also the author of Movie Geek.
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The series will continue Oct. 5 at 7 PM with Samuel Brett Williams' Fraternity; Sam Gold directs.