Theatre Resources Unlimited, the New York network of producing organizations that offers mutual advice and help, presents four new works in its TRU Voices play reading series Sept. 11-19.
The third annual series, produced by David Winitsky and sponsored by various companies, is held at St. Clement's Church, 423 W. 46th Street between 9th and 10th Ave. Admission for the 8 PM shows is free, and panel discussions about the viability of the pieces are held after each reading.
The series includes:
• Brad Levinson's A Ritual of Faith, about a Jewish family's harrowing persecution and issues of religion and identity, Sept. 11 (Random Arts).
• Dina Von Zweck's Cecile & Diana, about two childhood friends who meet years later and try to confront a shocking, unresolved secret, Sept. 12 (Alive Process Theatre Co.). • Bob Stewart's A Memory Play, about a playwright who tries to rewrite his parents' wedding day -- so it never happens, Sept. 18 (MoonSoup Productions).
• Norman Beim's Dreams, about a legendary theatre couple risking their reputations to make a comeback in a friend's play, Sept. 19 (Attic Salt Theatre Company).
For information, call (212) 714-7628.
-- By Kenneth Jones