Naked Angels and Furious Theatre Company to Collaborate on "Mondays LA" Play Reading Series

News   Naked Angels and Furious Theatre Company to Collaborate on "Mondays LA" Play Reading Series The New York-based theatre company Naked Angels and Pasadena's Furious Theatre Company are teaming up for "Mondays LA: Naked and Furious," a forum for presenting new work in theatre, film and television that is based on Naked Angels' 3-Step Formula play development series.

Naked and Furious will take place on the last Monday of every month (except for June-August) at St. Nick's Pub in West Hollywood. It serve as the West Coast equivalent of 1st Mondays, the second step in the Naked Angels process in which a complete script is publicly read for the first time. The first step in the program, the ten-pages-at-a-time reading process called Tuesdays @ 9, has been taking place in West Hollywood for eight years. (The final step in the process, Angels in Progress, consists of week-long workshops of plays that have gone through the first two steps, culminating in a public presentation).

The first two plays to be read in the series follow:

The Seduction Community
A new play by Greg Keller
Directed by Andy Donald
Jan. 31 at 8 PM

Shatter Street
A screenplay by Matt Pelfrey
Directed by Dámaso Rodriguez
Feb. 28 at 8 PM

Plays to come out of the Naked Angels 3-Step Formula series include the Tony Award-nominated Next Fall, by Naked Angels artistic director Geoffrey Nauffts; Lobby Hero and The Starry Messenger, by founding member Kenneth Lonergan; and plays by Theresa Rebeck, Warren Leight, David Marshall Grant and many others. St. Nick's Pub is located at 8450 West 3rd Street in West Hollywood. For more information, visit nakedangels.com or furioustheatre.org.

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