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07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014


2013-14 Playwrights’ Center Member Stage Readings

 

Member Stage Readings are an opportunity for members to hear their new plays with the support of the Playwrights’ Center and our resources. Member Stage readings are open to all Playwrights’ Center members, except Core Writers and recipients of Playwrights’ Center fellowships.

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05/06/2014


Black Sheroes and Other Myths

by Maxie Rockymore
A Member Stage Reading

 

This Member Stage Reading is open to the public.

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05/07/2014


Writing Backwards: Finding Meaning in a Family’s Past

A Rimon Artist Salon event

By Sun Mee Chomet

The Rimon Artist Salon Series finishes its season with Writing Backwards: Finding Meaning in a Family’s Past at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Playwrights’ Center. McKnight Theater Artist Sun Mee Chomet presents excerpts from her new script based on the life of her Jewish grandfather who had been forced to flee Austria prior to the Nazi incursion. Tickets for the Artist Salon may be reserved by contacting the Rimon office at 952-381-3449 or online at www.rimonMN.org. Admission is $10 ($5 for students).

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05/15/2014


Wonderlust

A Playwrights’ Center benefit

 

Come play in our world for a night! Join us for our annual benefit to support playwrights.

Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6 to 10 p.m.

Aria at the Jeune Lune, in the Minneapolis warehouse district

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06/03/2014


54, rue Lepic

by Mary Sprouse
A member stage reading

 

The setting is a Paris apartment at 54, rue Lepic, 1891. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger is the widow of Vincent van Gogh's brother, Theo. She blames Vincent, whose suicide just six months before her husband died, led to Theo's physical and mental breakdown. Left alone to raise an infant son, Johanna's only inheritance are hundreds of Vincent's paintings. But, advised on all sides that Vincent's art is worthless, Johanna is on the brink of selling his entire output to scrap dealers.

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06/24/2014


After All

by Jennifer Berry
A member stage reading

 

Two women reunite on the eve of an art opening. Are they friends or just survivors of an unspeakable loss? Does time exist in linear form or do we live falling back? Does motherhood change your future even when you planned for it? Meet Sue and Marsha in their forties, in their thirties and in their twenties as they try to piece together loss, longing, love and running away.

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