Third Annual Reading Series
UNDER FURTHER REVIEW
Written by Emily Claire Schmitt
Directed by Lyto Triantafyllidou
Friday, December 5th at 8:00pm
A former star athlete comes into conflict with his alma mater
when his daughter accuses a fellow student of raping her on campus.
Nick Chris, Stephen D’Ambrose*, Melody Gray, Jenna Krasowski+, Joe Loper, Lisa Riegel*, Daniel Tepper and Douglas Taurel
Written by Claire Kiechel
Directed by Jenna Worsham
Wednesday, December 10th at 8:00pm
At the forefront of the latest nostalgia craze, VantageQuest™ enables wealthy clients to purchase the memories of the non-elite. When one of the “forgetters” dies, Senior Associate Dee Evans begins to wonder about her complicity in the tragedy. Can someone who is part of a problem be part of the solution? A play about the danger of human resources, and the things we try to forget.
Dan Chen, Rachel Christopher*, Duane Cooper, Julia Frey, Matt Hurley* and Chris Stack*
KITCHEN SINK EXPERIMENT(S)
Written by Colby Day
Directed by Isaac Klein
Thursday, December 11th at 8:00pm
Brian and Simone invite a Scientist to observe their day-to-day lives for extra money, not knowing that so much will be revealed about their relationship and themselves under the constant supervision.
Keilly McQuail*, Andrew Pastides* and Emily Louise-Perkins*
Written by Eleanor Burgess
Directed by Hannah Wolf
Friday, December 12th at 8:00pm
When Annabel Foley refuses treatment after a stroke, her estranged daughter Helen bribes the beloved granddaughter, Madison – a semi-employed millenial musician – to take on the role of caregiver. But as the experience brings Annabel and Madison closer, will Helen compete with her own daughter for her family’s love?
Holly Chou, Annalisa Ledson, Emily Jon Mitchell*, Debargo Sanyal*, Trip Rockafellow,
Barbara Thomas and Kimberlee Walker
Written by Alex Riad
Directed by Andrew Justin Smith
Sunday, December 14th at 8:00pm
As they crawl toward “adulthood” and grasp for what’s left of the American Dream, an interconnected group of New York City Millennials, including an idling underachiever, a actress/waitress, a college drug dealer, a Wall-Street-Occupier, an investment banker, a perpetual intern, and an underemployed political genius, share a disastrous Thanksgiving, while one person’s potential new job could threaten to dissolve their relationships and shatter their plans for the future.
Samuel Douglas Clark*, Jenna Krasowski+, Kathleen O’Neal, Ron Phippen, Nathan Shapiro,
Jordan Douglas Smith+ and Rebecca Vineyard+
*Members of Actors Equity
+ Members of Crashbox Theater
Read. Play. Write. III was curated by Jeremy Stoller and presented at
Shetler Studios with over 200 audience members in attendance!