Free Reading Series

Join us for Off The Page, our series of free monthly staged readings of plays.
Donations are gratefully accepted, to help defray royalties.


Monday, September 18, 2017

The Gin Game
by D.L. Coburn
Directed by Christian Lebano
Read by Katherine James (Theatricum Botanicum company member) and Alan Blumenfeld (A Noise Within company member)

Weller Martin tries desperately to retain some control over his life despite falling into ill health and becoming a reluctant resident of a nursing home. Fonsia Dorsey serves as the symbol of all gone wrong, and his battles with her, though over a simple game of gin, become not only a conflict with the woman but with divine will itself.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Hollywood Arms
by Carol Burnett and Carrie Hamilton (rights pending).
Directed by Josh Finkel

In this fictional tale suggested by Burnett’s memoir, young Helen faces challenges in Los Angeles while she pursues her Hollywood dreams.

Monday, November 27 OR December 4, 2017 at 7:00 (date TBD):

The Lady with All the Answers
by David Rambo.
Directed by Cate Caplin

Set in 1975, an incident in the life of famed advice columnist Ann Landers is depicted.



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