Village Playwrights Up and Coming Events


DEC 23 — no meeting
 
JAN 13 — 1 1/2 hours — Kevin Berry, “Billy” – faced with a rare illness, the family of Billy must deal with faith and the secrets they keep.
 
 
Kevin K. Berry’s plays have been produced in Portland, San Francisco and New York City and he was a finalist for the Jerome Fellowship at
the Playwrights Center in Minneapolis, twice finalist of the Eugene O’Neill Conference and winner of The
New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest.  A participant of Village Playwrights since 2006 with 10 short
plays produced through Village Playwrights productions.
 
         
                 30 mins., Michael Rendino, “March 11, 1984”
 
JAN 27 — Reserved for Group Show workshop
                30 min., Edmund Miller, “Breaking  Entail” 
 
FEB 10 — Reserved for Group Show workshop
 
MAR 9 — Reserved for Group Show workshop
 
March 23 — 2 hours, Mervyn Kaufman,”The Love Life” is a wry send-up of a longstanding tradition, in some parts of our land, that empowers a man to take on multiple marriage partners legally.

Merv Kaufman is a long-ago graduate of the UCLA Theater Arts Dept. He came to New York to establish a career in publishing—books and magazines— but ultimately refocused his talents on playwriting. He’s enjoyed seeing some of his work read at various sites, in New York and elsewhere, and looks forward to someday seeing his work actually performed. By real actors!

 
 
 
 
April 8– 1 hour, Marguerite Masse, Remorsing Lenny rewrite
 
 
 
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MEMBERS NEWS:

Jack Dyville  announces the SIX Shows  selected for 

“Saucy Santas & Schnapps!”

We do pass the Holiday Basket for Goodwill offerings to pay for the space . And we sell Wine and Raffle Tickets for Theatre Tickets Off-Broadway.

SHOWS For Sunday December 13, 2016

6:00-8:00pm

Art/NewYork, 520 8th Avenue 3rd Floor – Studio B, New York, NY

 

“CAN SANTA FIND HIS GROOVE?”

By Jack Dyville, New York, New York

 

“FIFTY SHADES OF SANTA”

By Rhea MacCallum, Downey CA

 

 “SANTA-TUDE”

By Ron Burch, Los Angeles CA

 

“MR. & MRS. CLAUS”

By S.G. Weintraub, Newton MA.

 

“TESTING. TESTING. A Holiday Play”

By Jason Michael Miller, New York, New York

 

“MS. CLAUS”

By Patrick Gabridge, Medford MA.

 

“STRANGER-THAN-TRUE: TRUE(Or Kind of True) CRIME STORIES FROM THE FILES OF BOB THE COP – CASE #13: SANTA Gets Snuffed!”

By Cary Pepper, San Francisco, CA

 
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ABOUT THE VILLAGE PLAYWRIGHTS

The Village Playwrights meet at 8 PM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at the LGBT Center, 208 W. 13th Street.  Participation is open to all Playwrights and Screenwriters.
Beginners are encouraged and helped. “This is a place to speak from the heart.  This is a place to find one’s voice.  This is a place to take risks.”
For information about attending a Village Playwrights’ meeting, call 614-285-2515 or e-mail villageplaywrights@gmail.com
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