Tatum O'Neal Appears in Half-Day Marathon of New Works in LAB's "Live Nude Plays" April 16

News   Tatum O'Neal Appears in Half-Day Marathon of New Works in LAB's "Live Nude Plays" April 16 LAByrinth Theater Company hosts the one-day marathon "Live Nude Plays," a festival featuring staged readings of new works, April 16. Academy Award winner Tatum O'Neal is among the performers.

The works-in-progress series — which replaces the previous reading series "In The Kitchen" — performs over the span of half a day (noon-midnight) at The Public Theater's Martinson Hall.

Scheduled to take part in the readings are Julian Acosta, Carlo Alban, Vanessa Aspillaga, Liz Bangs, Megan Mostyn Brown, Raul Castillo, Andrea Ciannavei, Cusi Cram, Alexis Croucher, Matt Damico, Jaime Dunn, Alexa Scott Flaherty, Charles Goforth, Sal Inzerillo, D.H. Johnson, Gregory Keller, Trevor Long, Florencia Lozano, Joseph B. McCarthy, Kelley Rae O'Donnell, Tatum O'Neal, Michael Panes, Richard Petrocelli, Justin Reinsilber, Melissa Ross, Angelo Rosso, Deborah Rush, Marshall Sharer, Donal Lardner Ward and Sidney Williams.

The readings featured during the marathon follow:

  • Noon: Space by Keli Garrett (directed by Dominic Taylor)
  • 2 PM: the body and the father by Florencia Lozano
  • 4 PM: Gingerbread House by Mark Schultz (dir. Brian Roff)
  • 6 PM: Bloodless by Michael Voyer (dir. Andrea Ciannavei)
  • 8 PM: Dress Them Down With Whiskey by Bill Powers (dir. Donal Lardner Ward)
  • 10 PM: Crazy Little Thing by Melissa Ross (dir. Brian Roff)

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    Works for "Live Nude Plays" were selected from LAByrinth's Summer Intensive and are "designed to encourage further development of new works from up-and-coming and established playwrights alike." The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are necessary. Seating will be general admission on a first-come, first-served basis per performance. Patrons are advised to arrive at the theatre 30 minutes before the performance they would like to attend.

    The Public Theater is located at 425 Lafayette Street in downtown Manhattan. For more information on LAB, visit labtheater.org.