Artistic director Neil Pepe and managing director Jeffory Lawson of the Atlantic Theater Company have announced the line-up for the third Latino Mixfest, a free Reading Series Play Festival in New York City. All readings will be held at Atlantic Stage 2, August 8-13. Reservations are required.
Opening the festival will be Rebecca Oaxaca Lays Down a Bunt, written and directed by Kristoffer Diaz. A story about the fast paced world of celebrities through the eyes of a hotel concierge, the reading will take place on Wednesday, August 8 at 3:30pm.
Brian Otano's What We Told the Neighbors will run Thursday, August 9 at 3:30pm. Directed by Patricia McGregor, this is a genre-bending exploration of the lives of two enmeshed families haunted by a legacy of violence, addiction and secrecy.
Next comes Elk Cloner, a dystopia about technology and medicine that cause sickness throughout the population. Written by Rogelio Martinez and directed by Jamie Casaneda, the reading will be held on Friday, August 10 at 3:30pm.
Finally, Busted, a tale in which friends cling to each other for dear life and tear each other to shreds in the process, is written by Florencia Lozano and directed by Felix Solis. Catch it Monday, August 13 at 3:30pm.