Casting is set for the New York presentations of After Orlando, an international theater action comprising more than 70 short plays written in response to the tragic shooting at Pulse Nightclub, in Orlando, Florida. The work will be seen November 20, and December 4 and 11 at the DR2 Theatre. Each reading will be followed by a themed talkback.
Ana Nogueira, Amir Arison, Jeffrey Omura, Alejandro Rodriguez, and Greg Hildreth will take part in the November 20 performance, with David Schwimmer, Jessica Hecht and Cassie Beck set for the readings on December 4.
The complete list of participating playwrights includes Oladipo Agboluaje, Deborah Asiimwe, Mia Chung, J. Julian Christopher, Cecilia Copeland, Migdalia Cruz, Nathan Alan Davis, Erik Ehn, Andy Field, Lindsey Ferrentino, Mark Gerrard, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Garret Jon Groenveld, Dipika Guha, Jeremy O. Harris, Amina Henry, Rose Helsinger, Israel Horovitz, Zac Kline, Neil LaBute, Deborah Zoe Laufer, Jacqueline E. Lawton, David Lee, Joan Lipkin, Jessica Litwak, Anders Lustgarten, Matthew Paul Olmos, Jennifer Maisel, Rohina Malik, Oliver Mayer, Winter Miller, Viet Nguyen, Giovanni Ortega, Monica Palacios, Katie Pearl, Brian James Polak, Brian Quijada, Ian Rowlands, Madeline Sayet, Stephen Sewell, Crystal Skillman, Dave Solomon, Arturo Soria, Saviana Stanescu, Caridad Svich, Jordan Tannahill, Korde Tuttle, Sung Rno, Anne Rumberger, Ken Urban, and Leah Nanako Winkler.
Wendy C. Goldberg, artistic director of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, will direct the readings at the DR2 Theatre.