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) and Christopher Shinn (Dying City, Where Do We Live, Four, What Didn't Happen). Time Out drama critic David Cote will moderate.
Newly announced for the free discussion, which is scheduled for 12:30-2 PM, is playwright Itamar Moses. Moses is the author of Bach at Leipzig, produced by New York Theater Workshop, and The Four of Us and Back Back Back, both produced by Manhattan Theater Club. His other works include the full-length plays Outrage, Celebrity Row, Yellowjackets and Completeness; the musicals Reality! (with Gaby Alter) and Fortress of Solitude (with Michael Friedman and Daniel Aukin); and Love/Stories (Or But You Will Get Used To It), a collection of short plays.
"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.