As previously announced, the afternoon, entitled The Bad Boys of Off-Broadway, will feature playwrights Adam Rapp (Nocturne, Ghosts In the Cottonwoods, Red Light Winter, American Sligo), Christopher Shinn (Dying City, Where Do We Live, Four, What Didn't Happen) and Itamar Moses (Bach at Leipzig, The Four of Us and Back Back Back). Time Out drama critic David Cote will moderate. Newly announced for the free discussion, which is scheduled for 12:30-2 PM, is playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. Guirgis' plays include The Little Flower of East Orange, Our Lady of 121st Street, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, In Arabia, We’d All Be Kings and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. He is co-artistic director of LAByrinth Theater Company.
"How exciting for us and for the Off-Broadway community to have two outstanding playwrights as part of our first Off Broadway Alliance seminar," said Peter Breger, chair of The Alliance, in a statement. "The seminar is perfect for anyone with an interest in Off-Broadway, from the theatregoer to the professional practitioner."
The Snapple Theater Center's Jerry Orbach Theater is located at 210 West 50th Street at Broadway. To RSVP for the event, visit http://obaseminar.eventbrite.com before Feb. 26.
The Off-Broadway Alliance is an organization of Off-Broadway producers, general managers, venue owners, press agents and marketing personnel.