Works by Dan Moran, Joan Patrick Shanley, Regina Taylor, Andrew Dolan and Beth Henley are presented in the second set of free readings that runs July 30-Aug. 2. Brian Dykstra, Joel Farrell, Peter Gerety, Michael Lewis, Chris McCann and Jay Patterson will appear in Dan Moran's Soul Cake, directed by David Wolh (July 30); while John Patrick Shanley will direct his play Pirate, featuring Ron Menzel, Fisher Stevens, Emily Swallow and Yul Vazquez (July 31).
Regina Taylor's Rain will feature Eisa Davis, Harriet Foy, Lizan Mitchell and Tonye Patano under the direction of Sheryl Kaller (Aug. 1); and Bob Krakower will direct Andrew Dolan's The Good Night, including Matthew Arkin, Gerry Bamman, Sheri Graubert, Marin Ireland, Wendy Makkena, Bruce Norris, Mary Beth Peil and Reg Rogers (Aug. 2).
The final offering will be Beth Henley's The Jacksonian, directed by Tony-winner Doug Hughes and starring Margaret Colin, Paul Fitzgerald, Mary Catherine Garrison, Bill Pullman and Bess Rous (Aug. 2).
For reservations to the free readings phone (845) 437-5599. Visit Powerhouse.Vassar.
Since 1985, the Powerhouse Summer Theater Season, a collaboration between New York Stage and Film and Vassar, "has produced remarkable works of theatre and trained an entire generation of young artists" through its apprentice training program.