The series will kick off on Monday, April 7 with playwright Mike Daisey's The Moon Is a Dead World, directed by Maria Goyanes. It will also include The Past Is Not a Foreign Country: (Very Personal) Maps of Seattle) by Mallery Avidon, directed by Jose Zayas on Monday, April 14; Mr. Apocope by Amber Reed, directed by Alec Duffy on Sunday, April 20; Precious Little, by Madeleine George, directed by Miriam Weiner on Monday, April 28; In the Labyrinth: A Spectacle with Stories by Dan LeFranc, directed by Linsay Firman on Monday, May 5; and Putting the Days to Bed by Deron Bos, directed by Jimena Duca on Sunday, May 11.
The lab commissions six writers to create a new project from scratch, working alongside a director for nine months and culminating in a free public reading series every April and May. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the lab, an anthology of plays is in the works for publiciation during the 2008/2009 season. On Monday, May 5, Soho Rep will also welcome previous lab participants to celebrate the past decade with a 10th anniversary party.
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