PTC@PLAY celebrates 35 years of new plays and playwrights with provocative staged readings.
What We're Up Against
By Theresa Rebeck
Directed by Loretta Greco
October 7 @ 7PM
A fresh look at the battle of the sexes! Set in a highly competitive architecture firm, What We?re Up Against explodes the stereotypes of the workplace, and gives us a deeper look into what it means to be female in a male-dominated career.
Written and Directed by Leigh Fondakowski in conjunction with the Tectonic Theater Project
October 8 @ 7PM
From the artists who created The Laramie Project and 33 Variations comes an examination of the controversial genderbending actress, Charlotte Cushman, who challenged gender stereotypes by only playing Shakespeare?s male characters on-stage.
By Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by John Rando
October 11 @ 7PM
In a war-torn future, a General locks a Writer in a room to complete the General?s novel. But as he writes, his fiction begins to mirror what?s happening in reality. Strongman?s Ghost explores the dangerous line between fact and fiction in a world where the ?truth? has become acommodity.
Milk Like Sugar
By Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
October 18 @ 7PM
On her sixteenth birthday Annie's friends present her with a challenge: get pregnant fast so they can have babies together. Milk is an exhilarating examination of the American Dream in the 21st Century.
How To Write A New Book For The Bible
By Bill Cain
Directed by Hal Brooks
October 21 @ 7PM
Bill returns home in his 40s to care for his elderly mother whose body is failing but spirit is still passionately alive. How To Write A New Book For The Bible is a caregiver's poignant autobiography of family, faith, and the struggle to say goodbye.