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Eighth Annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series Has Been Announced

Aaron Carter, Sanaz Toossi, and more will present new works this year.

Miranda Haymon, Roundabout Theatre Company's artistic development associate, will direct Dave Harris's new play Exception to the Rule for the eighth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series.
(© Tricia Baron)

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the lineup for the eighth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as postshow receptions. All readings will take place at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre January 28-February 1, 2019, at 5pm. Tickets are free.

This year's series will feature the following new works:

Eureka Day, by Jonathan Spector, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Monday, January 28)

Exception to the Rule, by Dave Harris, directed by Miranda Haymon (Tuesday, January 29)

The Gospel of Franklin, by Aaron Carter, directed by Ellie Heyman (Wednesday, January 30)

English, by Sanaz Toossi, directed by Saheem Ali (Thursday, January 31)

Go, Please, Go, by Emily Feldman, directed by Will Davis (Friday, February 1)

Roundabout Underground showcases new works that will either give a debut production to an emerging writer or director or allow an experienced director to go back to his or her creative roots. Roundabout's Jill Rafson serves as artistic producer.