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News Mee's Mail Order Bride and Rivera's School of the Americas Featured in LAByrinth Barn Series The LAByrinth Theatre Company's complete 2004-2005 season features three works presented at the troupe's annual Barn Series Festival last season. LAB has just announced the titles selected for this year's event.

The 2004 free reading series is set to take place Sept. 1-22 at The Public Theater — where the company is once again in residence.

Among the playwrights to present developing works include Rebecca Cohen, Gian DiDonna, Robert Glaudini, Carson Kreitzer, Padraic Lillis, Charles L. Mee, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Michael Puzzo, Joe Quintero and José Rivera. LAB co-artistic directors (and well-known actors) Philip Seymour Hoffman (Long Day's Journey Into Night) and John Ortiz (Anna in the Tropics) are among the directors to stage the readings.

The 2004 Barn Series lineup is as follows:

  • The Night Trombone by Gian DiDonna (Sept. 1 & 19) Directed by Paula Pizzi
  • Two Thirds Home by Padraic Lillis (Sept. 2 & 7) Dir. Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Mail Order Bride by Charles L. Mee (Sept. 3 & 13) Dir. Rebecca Marzalek Kelly
  • 1:23 by Carson Kreitzer (Sept. 6 & 8) Dir. John Gould Rubin
  • First Voice by Joe Quintero (Sept. 10 & 14) Dir. David Anzuelo
  • The Subjects of a Vampire Class by Robert Glaudini (Sept. 11) Dir. Brian Roff
  • The Secret Lives of Losers by Megan Mostyn-Brown (Sept. 12 & 21) Dir. John Ortiz
  • Into The Sunset by Rebecca Cohen (Sept. 15 & 18) Dir. John Gould Rubin
  • School of the Americas written and directed by José Rivera (Sept. 16 & 17)
  • Faster Beats The Furious Heart by Michael Puzzo (Sept. 20 & 22) Dir. Padraic Lillis


    LAByrinth's 13th season includes the world premieres of John Patrick Shanley's Sailor's Song, José Rivera's Massacre (Sing to Your Children) and Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Rebecca Cohen's Looking for Mr. Brady will also undergo a developmental three performance run. LAB Pass subscriptions to all shows are currently available by calling (212) 279 4200. Seating to the Barn Series is limited and reservations are strongly recommended. To make reservations, call (212) 512-5188 or email [email protected] For more information on LAB, visit .

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