Levine's comedy is about studios, writers and producers competing to get their television show onto a network's fall schedule. Janet Brenner directs. Levine is a veteran television writer of "Cheers" and "M*A*S*H," among other shows.
The work is the first in CAP21's Dorothy Strelsin New Works Series, which also includes A Womb with a View by Debra Barsha on March 12 and The Cosmopolitan by Lance Horne, Lorin Latarro and Josh Rhodes on April 2.
Gets' credits include Amour, Passion and "Caroline in the City." Tony Award winner Gleason was in Into the Woods, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and "The West Wing." Zien was in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Falsettos and Into the Woods. Rasche was in Speed-the-Plow, Regrets Only and "The Divine Secrets of the YaYa Sisterhood."
CAP21 (Collaborative Arts Project21) was founded in 1993 by its executive artistic director, Frank Ventura, to develop new work, talent and audiences for the theatre.
Readings take place on Mondays at 7:30 PM at CAP21's The Shop, located at 18 West 18th Street in Manhattan. All seats are free. To make reservations visit www.CAP21.org or call (212) 352-3101.