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THE 2003 FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAY READINGS

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Start:
May 13, 2003
End:
Jun 30, 2003
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Segal Theater

THE 2003 FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAY READINGS
prflagFrom the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre’s Professional Playwrights Unit
Presented by The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre
in association with the
Martin E. Segal Theatre Center
The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Tuesday, May 13, 2003
What’s Funny in Greenwich by Jay Vasquez
Why did Gustav buy this house?

Monday, May 19, 2003
The Psychiatrist by Fred Valle
Crazy??

Tuesday, May 20, 2003
Twister with an Octopus by Ben-Hur Carmona
Porno actors experience 9/11 … a deeply felt human drama.

Monday, June 2, 2003
Power House by Fred Crecca
A dying world-famous Cardinal confronts his life of questionable actions with a long dead Pope.

Tuesday, June 3, 2003
Confessions of a P.K. by Henry Guzman
The darkly comic journey of a Preacher’s son who dreams of taking a leap out of faith.

Monday, June 9, 2003
The Courtship of Diderot by Maria Elena Torres
Budding Philosopher meets girl; budding Philosopher loses girl; budding Philosopher should think seriously about getting girl.

Tuesday, June 10, 2003
Gone Fishin’- Won’t Be Back by Harding Robert de los Reyes
Love – marriage – adultery – lap dancing.

Monday, June 16, 2003
Sin Paradise by George Joshua
The battle for a desperate man’s soul.

Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Welcome to Margaret’s World by Oscar A. Colon
The End of the World.

Monday, June 23, 2003
A Simple Gift by T. Cat Ford
A vagrant Appalachian girl wanders into a 19th century Shaker Community in search of the devil, and finds a people who believe heaven exists now on earth.

Tuesday, June 24, 2003
When Johnny Comes Marching Home by Noemi Martinez
Soldier leaves his dysfunctional family to go off to the Gulf War.

Monday, June 30, 2003
Late Blooming Roses by Allen Davis III
A favored daughter returns home bursting with great new ideas (but the same old problems).

ALL READINGS showing at the Martin E. Segal Theatre at 7:00 p.m.

Admission is FREE. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations required.

After each play there will be a short discussion with a guest moderator.

The Playwrights Unit and Play Reading Series are sponsored in part by The John Golden Fund, New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Shubert Foundation.

Special sponsorship provided by CUNY’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies.

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