TRU VOICE New PlaySVirtual Reading Series
Welcome to our 21st annual series (and 1st virtual presentation) of new plays by TRU writers produced by TRU producers, followed by our "Dollars and Sense" panels on producing featuring prominent commercial producers, artistic directors and general managers.
Sunday June 14th, 2:30pm EDT - NO ENTRY by Marc Paykuss, directed by Melody Bates
presented by James Simon Productions
"Dollars and Sense" industry talkback featuring Merrie L. Davis (West End and Broadway Company, GiGi the Musical, Eclipsed); Jane Dubin (The Prom, An American in Paris, Farinelli and the King, Bandstand, Peter & the Starcatcher); R.K. Greene, producer (Peter & the Starcatcher, A Time to Kill, Almost Home, Cougar the Musical); Frank Zuback, producer (An American Soldier, Roof of the World).
Wednesday June 17th, 2:30pm EDT - DISBELIEF by Garret Jon Groenveld, directed by Jess Cummings
presented by Molly Morris
"Dollars and Sense" industry talkback will feature Patrick Blake, producer (The 39 Steps, Bedlam Theatre's Hamlet/St. Joan, My Life Is a Musical, Play Dead, The Exonerated), founding artistic director of Rhymes Over Beats Hip Hop Theater Collective; Martin Platt, producer-general manager Perry Street Productions (The Woman in Black, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike, Dames at Sea on Broadway, In the Continuum, an oak tree); Jana Robbins, producer (Company current revival, Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof, Little Women, Ragtime revival); Ron Simon, 3-time Tony Award winning producer (Jitney revival, A Gentleman's Guide, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike); Frank Zuback, producer (An American Soldier, Roof of the World).
The series was created to not only develop new plays but also new producers for theater, as well as foster the relationship between writers and producers with the hope that our readings will launch future steps of development.