Play Reading Series

Monday, September 12, 2016

Black Box Theater


The Sheen Center Play Reading Series provides a first look at outstanding plays that highlight the true, the good and the beautiful. In our first three readings this autumn, we will examine what it means to be a stranger in a strange land. Later in the fall, our plays concern convergence and conversions.

Admission Free. To reserve a seat please email readings@sheencenter.org

Stepping Out of the River at Dawn

Written by Dean Poynor
Directed by May Adrales

As they prepare to be married, a Rwandan immigrant couple face the collision of their traditional culture and their new lives struggling to get by in New York City.

Monday, September 12

7pm Black Box Theater

Admission Free. To reserve a seat please email readings@sheencenter.org


 

Holy Laughter

Written by Catherine Traichsman

Directed by Shelley Butler

A young Episcopalian priest may be in over her head as she tries to organize her congregation -- and her life.

Monday, September 26

4pm Black Box Theater

Admission Free. To reserve a seat please email readings@sheencenter.org


 

Queens

Written by Martyna Majok

Directed by Kimberly Senior
Produced by Rachel Karpf Reidy

The lives of two generations of immigrant women in Queens collide in a series of small apartments. When you are working so hard to move forward in America, what cannot—and should not—be left behind?

Monday, October 24

4pm Black Box Theater

7pm Black Box Theater

Admission Free. To reserve a seat please email readings@sheencenter.org


 Dear Galileo

Dec 9