WSRep Reading Series – 2019/2020 Season
July 8 @ 7:00 pm
WSRep Reading Series
Select Mondays @ 7p.
Admission is Free!
New Scripts. New Voices. New Work.
WSRep’s Reading Series is dedicated to showcasing new scripts and emerging playwrights, giving the audience an artist’s perspective of the play on the page and bringing audiences & theater artists together to share and discuss a wide range of exciting new work. Admission is FREE!
Come for the reading and stay for our discussion afterward…tell us what you think! The new play reading of today may become the MainStage production of tomorrow!
Location: Raue Center Café. Seating is limited. For more info visit www.wsrep.org
THE VIKING SUICIDES
By GEORGE SAPIO
directed by James Knight
July 8 @ 7p
A Viking-themed teenage group suicide attempt sparks off a series of events leading to the formation of a women’s refuge society with dubious goals. Society observes and reacts, not always intelligently, and a well-meaning yet eminently clueless father must find a way to get back to his now-famous daughter by whatever means possible. Learn more…
LOVE IN BAHIA
By ALAN KILPATRICK
directed by Chris Davis
September 9 @ 7p
Fleeing her past as a nurse’s aide at a nursing home in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Sissy Thorton visits her ex-lover, Darla who’s living in a trailer park in West Texas with her ex-husband Earl. Sissy hopes to rekindle their former romance as well as find refuge from her troubled past. But things get nasty when the topic turns to stolen jewelry and some elderly patients who died under mysterious circumstances at the retirement home where both Sissy and Darla were employed. Learn more…
THE BURLESQUE ASTRONOMY PLAY
By SHEILA COWLEY
directed by Miriam Naponelli
November 11 @ 7p
Andi’s an astronomer trying to find a way off this planet when she meets Cal, an artist thoroughly enjoying Earth. As they tangle with connections and clashes between art and science, Andi starts investigating her femininity the only way she knows how – through the scientific process. Learn more…
BULLETS, NICKELS, DIMES, AND LIFE
By JEREMY KEHOE
directed by Pat Henderson
January 13 @ 7p
Five homeless people find themselves “doing time” – serving their bullet, nickel, dime, and life sentences not behind bars but out in the bright sunlight – while attempting to survive their new reality and maintain their individual and collective humanity in the midst of their open-air prison. Learn more…
WANT BABY BADLY
By STACEY LANE
March 16 @ 7p
A pregnant college student must decide which of three siblings will adopt their dead brother’s baby. Learn more…