Evan Cabnet will direct the reading, which will feature the talents of Naomi Aborn, Heidi Armbruster, Ian Brennan, Austin Lysy, Keira Naughton and Heidi Schreck. Show time is 7 PM. "In the summer between high school and college," press notes read, "Allegra must fend for herself as she is faced with a summer job at a rest home, a new best friend who's hellbent on self-destruction, a boyfriend who is a terrible kisser, a disastrous roadtrip in a stolen car, a kidnapper, and provocative lipstick."
Adam Szymkowicz's other plays include The Relationship Game, Deflowering Waldo, Anne, The Art Machine, Someone I Don’t Know, Hotel West, Pretty Theft, Food For Fish, Manifest Western and Nerve. He is a Lecomte du Nouy Prize winner and was a semi-finalist for the 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 P73 Grant.
The Ars Nova is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. Although tickets are free, reservations are required by calling (212) 977-1700. Visit www.arsnovanyc.org for more information.