Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
(Photo © Philip Rosenberg)
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
(Photo © Philip Rosenberg)
Manhattan Theatre Club's annual 6@7 series of free play readings will run on Mondays, April 10-May 22 at 7pm at MTC's Stage II space. Reservations are required: email readings@mtc-nyc.org or call 212-399-3000, ext. 163. The complete schedule follows:

Monday, April 10
Fallout by Shelagh Stephenson, directed by Lou Jacob
Set in the 1950s, this noirish tale envisions a confrontation between a blacklisted screenwriter and scientist Robert Oppenheimer.

Monday, April 17
The Girl in the Frame by Jeremy Desmon, directed by Jeremy Dobrish
This four-character musical comedy brings together a hunky fireman, a tuxedo-clad super-spy, and the seductive "girl next door" into a New York apartment.

Monday, April 24
Good Boys and True by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by Michael Bush
Catholic school graduate Brandon Hardy has been implicated in a scandal that threatens to destroy his future, and his mother is left to pick up the pieces.

Monday, May 1
Strike-Slip by Naomi Iizuka, directed by Daniel Aukin
A play set in modern-day Los Angeles, where life is one big eruption waiting to happen.

Monday, May 8
Men of Tortuga by Jason Wells, directed by Lynne Meadow
First developed at Steppenwolf, this play imagines four power-brokers trying to wreck a historic meeting. However, after one befriends a young idealist, pangs of conscience threaten to ruin the whole enterprise.

Monday, May 22
The Little Flower of East Orange by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman
This play focuses of a woman slipping in and out of consciousness in a Manhattan charity hospital, and her confused son in prison who is trying to figure out how she got there.