Townsend and Watkins to Be Part of Chaser Reading

News   Townsend and Watkins to Be Part of Chaser Reading A reading of Howard Walters' Chaser will be presented at the Barons Court Theatre in London Feb. 25.

The 5:30 PM reading, presented by Shamelessboyz Theatre Company Ltd., will feature the talents of Graham Townsend and Gareth Watkins. Peter Bull directs. Chaser, according to press notes, is "a thought provoking and explosive new play exploring the forbidden subject of 'bug chasers' — gay men who actively seek to contract the HIV virus."

The one-hour performance will be followed by a discussion with the playwright.

A New York-based writer, Howard Walters also penned Extra Virgin, which played Off Off-Broadway and in the Ninth Annual International Fringe Festival. The Bailiwick Repertory Theatre will present Extra Virgin in Chicago this summer. Walters was a contributing writer for "The Man Show" and is currently working on a new play titled The Anniversary Present.

The Barons Court Theatre is located at 28A Comeragh Road in London. For tickets call 020 8932 4747.