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Tony Winner James Naughton and Laila Robins Set for Reading of Desperados

David Epstein's new play will be the first in the Directors Company's monthly reading series.

James Naughton and Laila Robins will lead a reading of David Epstein's Desperados.
(© David Gordon)

The Directors Company will kick off its monthly reading series in The Directors Studio with Desperados, a new play by David Epstein. The industry reading will take place February 2 at 3pm.

In Desperados, a couple decides to sell the family house after 30 years. The emotional upheaval that ensues rattles and galvanizes the family as they struggle to move forward with their lives. The reading of Desperados will featuring two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton (Chicago) and Laila Robins (Heartbreak House). Joining them will be Keira Naughton (The Rivals) and Clea Alsip (Boardwalk Empire).

The Directors Company is a not-for-profit theater company with a mission to develop and produce groundbreaking new plays and musicals initiated and generated by outstanding directorial talent.