Coyote REP is committed to nurturing the original work of the company\'s playwrights. The annual Works in Development Series is an intensive, ten-month program which provides a structured series of workshops culminating in a public presentation of readings in May. This year, Coyote REP is excited to present 4 wildly different and unique projects. Talk backs are featured after each reading. For more information please visit us at coyoterep.com. Seating is extremely limited. RSVP at [email protected] Include your name, name of the play and number of seats requested The Dogwatcher By Emily Bohannan Monday, May 2nd 7pm Ripley-Grier Studios ($5 suggested donation) RSVP at [email protected] The inmates of a Georgia prison tell their stories to an advocate to try and save the program that brings one hour of humanity to their week - but is their savior using his powers for good, or is he more like his subjects than they know? SICK By Greg Ayers Directed By Paul Dobie Monday, May 9th 7pm Ripley-Grier Studios ($5 suggested donation) RSVP at [email protected] with Chris Bert (the Green), Alex Brightman (Wicked, Spidermusical), Andrea Caban (Questions My Mother Can\'t Answer), Jessica Disalvo, Ben Hollandsworth (A Little Journey), Brian Munn (Wicked), Josh Odsess-Rubin, Tom Patterson, and Anita Sabherwal (Future Anxiety) 8 am: Get the kids off to school. 10 am: Get baked with you brother. 7 pm: Defend the house from zombies They Were Ours By Larry Manogue and William White Directed by Beth Gardiner Monday, May 16th 7pm Ripley-Grier Studios $5 suggested donation RSVP at [email protected] with Rob Bradford, Le-Anne Garland (Genderf*ck), Jason Alan Griffin (Dancing Fools), Jeanne LaSala (Spoiled Bea), Joel Leffert (The Memorandum), Tim McKiernan, Teresa Meza, Josh Odsess-Rubin, Tom Patterson, chandra thomas (Forgive to Forget) Forty-three soldiers from one small county in Southern New Jersey go to war and die for their country. They were deployed over forty years ago, yet shipped out yesterday. One soldier returns and must tell their stories through those they left behind, because ... \"they were ours\". Forty three stories, eighty characters, ten actors ...a theatrical adaptation of the book \"They Were Ours: Gloucester County\'s Loss in Vietnam\", by John Campbell The Review (Or How to Eat Your Opposition) By Donnetta Lavinia Grays Directed by Isaac Byrne Monday May 23rd 7pm Ripley-Grier Studios $5.00 Suggested Donation RSVP at [email protected] with Jeanne LaSala (Spoiled Bea), Leah Robinson, Lusia Strus (Enron), Elizabeth Whitney (The West Street Gang) Naomi is an artist whose career is taking off...finally. But at what cost? Enter a young critic (Dana) who challenges Naomi\'s artistic integrity and by doing so finds herself with a challenge of her own. Art or artifice? Depends on your point of view.