Mostyn-Brown's Objects Are Closer… Launches LAByrinth Barn Series Oct. 23

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LAByrinth Theater Company's Barn Series launches Oct. 23 with Megan Mostyn-Brown's Objects Are Closer Than They Appear.

The Off-Broadway troupe's annual free staged readings festivals runs through Nov. 15. The festival will be followed by the company's other new works fest, Live Nude Plays (Nov. 16-19).

Both festival line-ups were culled from the 37 new plays workshopped by LAB during its two-week Summer Intensive. The 16 works selected for development will now be seen as staged readings at The Public Theater.

The works scheduled to play follow:

BARN SERIES (all readings at 8 PM unless noted otherwise)

  • Megan Mostyn-Brown's Objects Are Closer Than They Appear
    Directed by Carolyn Cantor (Oct. 23 & 24)
  • Jonathan Smit's The April Hour
    Dir. Scott Illingworth (Oct. 25 & 26)
  • Mel Nieves' Night Train
    Dir. Felix Solis (Oct. 27 & Nov. 3)
  • Andrea Ciannavei's 7 Captiva Road
    Dir. Michele Chivu (Oct. 28 & 29)
  • Adam Szymkowicz's Incendiary
    Dir. Damon Arrington (Oct. 30 & Nov. 6)
  • Cusi Cram's A Life Time Burning
    Dir. TBA (Oct. 31 & Nov. 5)
  • Raúl Castillo's Bus Accident Play
    Dir. John Ortiz (Nov. 1 & 2)
  • Stephen Belber's The Transparency of Val
    Dir. Ortiz (Nov. 7 & 14)
  • David Bar Katz's Burning, Burning, Burning, Burning
    Dir. John Gould Rubin (Nov. 8 & 11)
  • Melissa Ross' Thinner Than Water
    Dir. Mimi O’Donnell (Nov. 9 & 10)
  • Maggie Bofill's Face Cream
    Dir. O’Donnell (Nov. 12 & 13)
  • Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**ker with the Hat
    Dir. TBA (Nov. 15 at 7 & 9 PM)



  • Untitled Brett C. Leonard play
    Dir. TBA (Nov. 16 at 7 PM & Nov. 17 at 10 PM)
  • Florencia Lozano's underneathmybed
    Directed and developed by Pedro Pascal (Nov. 16 at 10 PM & Nov. 19 at 7PM)
  • Justin Reinsilber and Ed Vassallo's iso… (in search of)
    Dir. John Gould Rubin (Nov. 17 at 7 PM & Nov. 18 at 10 PM)
  • David Anzuelo's Minotaur: A Romance!
    Dir. Lou Moreno with original music by Cristian Amigo (Nov. 18 at 7 PM & Nov. 19 at 10PM) Scheduled to perform these works are a roster of LAB vets and newcomers including Carlo Alban, Vanessa Aspillaga, Eric Bogosian, Elizabeth Canavan, Beth Cole, Kevin Geer, Florencia Lozano, Didi O'Connell, John Ortiz, Portia, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Felix Solis, Michael Stuhlbarg, Yul Vázquez, Sidney Williams and David Zayas.

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