On January 14 and 15, Shakespeare and Company is presenting a Studio Festival of Plays at the Elayne Bernstein Theatre to brighten up everyone’s winter. The Festival will consist of five play readings. The selection is diverse with new two new plays, two plays by established American playwrights and one classic play. The program starts off with St. Petersburg 2013 by Bob Sugarman. Naturally, we are looking forward to that reading.
Play readings are a great deal of fun since the audience gets a chance to talk back with the performers and directors. In the case of new plays, that often means the playwright as well. We spoke with Allyn Burrows, the new Artistic Director of Shakespeare & Company, about the readings and why the company is presenting them.
Click on the link below to hear the interview.
Play Reading Schedule
Saturday, January 14
1:00PM: St. Petersburg: 1913 by Robert Sugarman, directed by Regge Life
4:00PM: The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Kelly Galvin
7:00PM: Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard, directed by Charles Towers
Sunday, January 15
1:00PM: Beyond the Veil by Emily DeVoti, directed by Kristin Wold
4:00PM: The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekov, directed by Normi Noel