A monthlong series of staged readings, sponsored by the Cherry Lane Alternative, will offer established and up-and-coming playwrights a chance to hear their new plays. The Alternative works out of the Cherry Lane Theatre on Commerce St. in Manhattan, with Angelina Fiordellisi and Susann Brinkley serving as artistic directors.
For reservations ($5 suggested donation) and information on the 1998 Looksee Series call (212) 989-2020.
Here's the line-up:
May 5: Remember Me by Lewis Gardner
May 6: Last Train To Nibroc by Arlene Hutton
May 7: Passage by Loretta Greco
May 8: Glam Dykes by Brian Dykstra
May 9: Draco & The Ecliptic by Mark SaFranco
May 10: No Rhyme Or Reason by Daisy Foote
May 11: Schoolgirl Figure by Wendy MacLeod
May 12: Angels Don't Dance by Richard Brockman
May 13: Sins of the Mother by Yolanda Smith
May 14: Raps by Robert Romanus
May 15: Criminal Acts by Kim Merrill
May 16: Getting Staten Island by Michael J. Chepiga
May 17: Twin Regard by Don Dewey
May 18: The Travelling Cinderella's Dead Mother's Show by Russell Davis
May 19: Can I Walk You Home? by Nicole Burdette.
May 20: Hope Is A Thing With Feathers by Frank Pugliese
May 21: The Heartsick Pioneer by Kenneth Lonergan
A week of screenplays will follow the playreadings, including Peter Hedges' Diary of a Lost Boy and Richard Vetere's Four Cops.
-- By David Lefkowitz