Playwrights Announced for Roundabout's Underground Reading Series

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Roundabout Theatre has announced the participants for the fourth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that will feature readings of new plays written and directed by emerging artists.

The readings will be held May 4-8 at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The program's mission is to showcase new plays in Roundabout's most intimate space. The plays featured in the 2015 series include: The Saints by Nathan Dame, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt; Mechanics Of Love by Dipika Guha, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch; Kingdom Come by Jenny Rachel Weiner, directed by Kip Fagan; The Midnight Ride of Sean & Lucy by Amy E. Witting, directed by Daniella Topol; and Zero Feet Away by Brian Otaño, directed by Stephen Brackett.

Roundabout Underground is an initiative to introduce and cultivate emerging and established artists. Prior productions include the acclaimed world premieres of Steven Levenson’s The Language of Trees (2008), Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews (2012), Meghan Kennedy’s Too Much, Too Much, Too Many (2013) and Jeff Augustin’s Little Children Dream of God (2015).

Tickets are free but must be reserved by emailing undergroundreadings@roundabouttheatre.org. The Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre is located at 111 West 46th St. For more information visit roundabouttheatre.org.

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