About This Show

New Work Now! is the Public Theater’s 9th annual festival of new play readings. All events are free but reservations are recommended. The schedule includes:

New Playwrights Now! (an information feast for students and emerging writers) – Sunday, April 28 at 5:00pm

Girl Scouts of America by Andrea Berloff and Mona Mansour – Sunday, April 28 at 7:00pm

Tale of 2Cities: An American Joyride on Multiple Tracks by Heather Woodbury – Monday, April 29 at 7:00pm (Part 1) and Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00pm (Part 2)

The Rats are Getting Bigger by Julia Edwards – Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00pm

The Muckle Man by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa – Thursday, May 2 at 7:00pm

Orange Lemon Egg Canary by Rinne Groff – Friday, May 3 at 7:00pm

80 Teeth, 4 Feet and 500 Pounds by Gustavo Ott, translated by Heather McKay – Saturday, May 4 at 7:00pm

A Human Interest Story or the Gory Details and All by Carlos Murillo – Sunday, May 5 at 7:00pm

New Composers Now! (30 minute excerpts from up-and-coming composers and lyricists) – Monday, May 6 at 7:00pm

Well by Lisa Kron – Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00pm

Pyretown by John Belluso – Wednesday, May 8 at 7:00pm

Hazelle on Edge by Hazelle Goodman – Thursday, May 9 at 7:00pm

LATE a cowboy song by Sarah Ruhl – Friday, May 10 at 7:00pm

Sebastian by Alejandro Morales – Saturday, May 11 at 7:00pm

The Beauty of the Father – Sunday, May 12 at 7:00pm

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: April 28, 2002 Final Performance: May 12, 2002