The Lark Play Development Center has announced the selections for its hotINK at the Lark festival of public play readings, held March 22-26 at Lark's BareBones Studio.

The free public readings of ten plays from around the world include strangers, babies by Linda McLean, directed by Lisa Peterson (March 22 at 3pm), In Spitting Distance by Taher Najib, translated by Ros Schwartz, directed by Sturgis Warner (March 22 at 7:30pm), The Medea Effect by Suzie Bastien, translated by Nadine Desrochers, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (March 23 at 3pm), Credit by Michael Mackenzie, directed by Alice Reagan (March 23 at 7:30pm), DNA by Giorgios Neophytou, translated by Rhea Frangofinou, directed by Tea Alagic (March 24 at 3pm).

Other works to be presented will include The Eyes of Others by Ivan Dimitrov, translated by Angela Rodel, directed by Samuel Buggeln (March 24 at 7:30pm), Thanksgiving Day by Nikolai Khalezin, translated by Yuri Kaliada and Rory Mullarkey, directed by Lisa Rothe (March 25 at 3pm), The Shape of a Bird by Jean Tay, directed by Tamilla Woodard (March 25 at 7:30pm), Grace and Elizabeth by Jessica Cooke, directed by Joe Grifasi, and Colonel Pilate by Aleksey Scherbak, translated by John J. Hanlon, directed by Michael Sexton (March 25 at 7:30pm).

Additionally, a panel titled On Translation for the Theatre: A Collaboration with the PEN American Center will be held March 24 at 5pm. The discussion will be moderated by Cobina Gillitt and will feature Aleksey Scherbak, John J. Hanlon, Judith Miller, and Laurent Muhleisen.

For more information on the plays and playwrights, click here.