Primary Stages Announces Off-Broadway Premieres by Acclaimed Playwrights

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Primary Stages has announced that the initial lineup for its 2015-16 season will feature Off-Broadway premieres by playwrights Deborah Zoe Laufer, Dan O'Brien and Ike Holter.

Ike Holter
Ike Holter

For the 31st season, the award-winning company will present:

Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer
July-September 2015
"An urgent, challenging and of-the-moment drama about one woman's quest to answer the mysteries of science and her own life, based on based on a landmark court case between the Havasupai tribe and the University of Arizona. An electrifying new play by one of the most exciting voices in American theater, who in the past year alone, has had over 20 productions of her plays performed."

The Body of an American by Dan O'Brien
February-March 2016
"Winner of the 2014 Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play and the Inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Award, The Body of an American tells the true story of an extraordinary friendship as two men, a war photojournalist and playwright, journey from some of the most dangerous places on earth to the depths of the human soul."

Exit Strategy by Ike Holter
March-May 2016
"A fiery, riveting work from the award-winning writer of Hit the Wall, about the chaotic final days of a Chicago public school, Exit Strategy is a taut edge-of-your-seat drama about the future of public education."

Primary Stages founder and executive producer Casey Childs stated, "We are eager to announce our 31st season of new and exciting American plays. These plays simply need to be produced in New York City right now and the team here at Primary Stages is thrilled to bring them to the foreground of the Off-Broadway scene, where they so rightfully deserve to be experienced." A fourth production for fall 2015 will be announced at a later date. Subscriptions for the Primary Stages 2015-16 season are now available and can be purchased by visiting primarystages.org or by calling Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200. All plays will be performed at The Duke, located at 229 West 42nd St., New York.

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