Daphne Rubin-Vega Amongst Lineup for Labyrinth's Barn Series Readings

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Labyrinth Theater Company has announced that their annual Barn Series – the company's early new work reading series – will have both a fall and a spring iteration at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street).

The fall Barn Series will happen Nov. 4-9 with the spring Barn Series to run in early 2015.

According to press notes, the readings are "free, and open to the public, the Barn Series provides Labyrinth playwrights a supportive atmosphere in which artists and audiences can enter into a creative conversation about the future of a play in development."

Tickets are on a first come first serve basis beginning at 6 PM the day of each show. All shows are at 8 PM.

The 16th Annual Barn Series lineup for the fall follows:

* Empanada Loca
Nov. 4 at 8 PM
Written and directed by Aaron Mark
Starring Daphne Rubin-Vega

"Inspired by true events and the legend of Sweeney Todd, Empanada Loca is a Grand Guignolesque thriller about the indomitable Dolores. Now living deep under Manhattan in an abandoned subway tunnel, Dolores recounts her early years selling drugs, her return to Washington Heights after thirteen years in prison, and her reunion with a cannibalistic old friend who lets her give massages under his empanada shop."


Nov. 6 at 8 PM
Written and directed by Lyle Kessler
Starring Felix Solis and Florencia Lozano

"Things are not what they seem in this a modern day fable. A man and a woman meet in unusual circumstances in this dark comedy about life on the edge."


Nora Gets a Boyfriend
Nov. 9 at 8 PM
Written by Megan Mostyn-Brown
Directed by Mia Rovegno
Starring Jeff Biehl, Dylan Dawson, Greg Keller, Jamie Klassel, Annie McNamara, David Ross and Leigh Wade

"It’s impossible to find a perfect boyfriend in NYC. But what if you could build one? When the unlucky-in-love Nora meets a brilliant but lonely scientist working on artificial humanoids, she finally has the chance to construct the man of her dreams. But what happens when perfection turns out to be less than perfect? A romantic comedy about love, loss and getting over your fear of Queens."


For more information visit labtheater.org.

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