New Leight, Miller, Wasserstein Plays Given Readings at Williamstown

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New plays by Warren Leight, Arthur Miller and Wendy Wasserstein will be part of the Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2004 "Fridays @ 3" series, which begins July 2.
Warren Leight
Warren Leight

Resurrection Blues, the Arthur Miller satire about power and the media, which has received a couple regional productions but not yet made it to New York, will get a July 16 reading directed by Will Pomerantz. James and Annie by Warren Leight, which had a well-received 2003 premiere in Cincinnati, will be read on July 30. Jack Hofsiss will direct the work about an interracial relationship in the days following World War II.

A week later, two Wasserstein one-acts, Welcome to My Rash and another play to be named, will be read. The first is about "Flora Berman, a writer, has developed a mysterious series of ailments so bizarre that she thinks her next symptoms might be hailstones, locusts and vermin. "

Also part of the reading series are Pass You By by Liz Flahive, directed by Evan Cabnet, on July 2; Epitaph by and starring Ethan Sandler and Adrian Wenner, directed by Betsy Thomas, on July 9; and Arrangements by Ken Weitzman, directed by Susanne Agins, on July 23.

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