Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Around-the-Globe Chain Play Returns for 2014

Headlined by award-winning playwright Lisa Kron, The NYC World Theatre Day Coalition is pround to present… 

The Staged Reading of the Second Annual
Around-the-Globe Chain Play

Thursday, March 27th at 7:00 PM

To be performed at The Lark Play Development Center

Tickets are FREE
To make reservations go to nycwtdchainplay2014.eventbrite.com.

Starting and ending in NYC, a play will be written as it travels around the world making 15 stops with playwrights from across the globe. Each playwright will contribute the next one to four pages of text, moving the plot forward from where the previous playwright left off. The playwrights are Lisa Kron (USA, NYC), Aditi Kapil (USA, Minneapolis), Nicolas Billon (Canada), Luz Estrada (Colombia), Thomas Sainsbury (New Zealand), Nick Rongjun Yu (China), Anuvab Pal (India), Oded Liphshiz (Israel), Lily Bevan (UK), Nina Mitrović (Croatia), Lana Nasser (The Netherlands), Phillip M. Dikotla (South Africa), Amy Conroy (Ireland), Sol Rodríguez Seoane (Argentina), and Chisa Hutchinson (USA, NYC).

The final script will be given a stage reading on World Theatre Day, Marcy 27th at 7:00 PM. The reading will take place at The Lark Play Development Center (311 West 43rd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10036). The reading will be directed by Sherri Kronfeld, Artistic Director of the NYC based theatre company SUPERWOLF. Casting will be not be announced until the script is finalized after March 5th.

The reading will also be live streamed on innovativetheatre.org/live.

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