Drop and Give Me 10 VII- All things February
Feb
17
5:00 PM17:00

Drop and Give Me 10 VII- All things February

A PG Experience "FUN"draiser

DROP AND GIVE ME 10

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Time to exercise your creative muscles. 

1. Playwrights will be assigned PlayGround Experiment Actors and writing prompts.

2.   Playwrights have one week to  write the first 10 minutes of their newest play with those actors in mind. 

3. Actors read this new work created for them as we celebrate the birth of this new work over food and wine.

January 28-February 3rd- Sign Up

February 5th- Pairings Announced

February 15- Scripts completed and Sent to Actors

Name *
Name
If you select Actor we may reach out to you to read Stage Directions for one of the plays. .


5 Prompts that must be Included:   

1. Quote from a Famous Black American.

2. Something "Repeats" (Ground Hog Day) Or whatever that means to you.

3. The Words "Super" AND "Bowl" must be used.

4. Something "Valentiney" (Red, Hearts, Cupids) Or whatever that means to you.

5. Must "Feature" a past U.S. President.

Snacks/Beverages/Wine will be a plenty.

$10 Fundraising Contribution.

Onlookers encouraged to attend.

CHECK OUT THE ARTIST TEAMS:

(Playwrights in Bold)

 Adam Parrish Maria Rojas Monica Rey

Blair Ingenthron Courtney Megaro Danielle Clare

David Pleva George Copeland Nick Locilento

Erin Moughon Catlin Mileon Marina Barry

Maura Kelley Catherine Overfelt Denise Ivanoff
Gabrielle Wagner Kendra Augustin Natalie Neckyfarow

Laurel Lockhart Christine Smith Helene Galek

Rhonda Dodd Avigail Bryger Marie Elena O’Brien

Veronika Gribanova Emily Cordes Melissa Roth

Yani Perez Berenice Odriozola Maya Rosewood

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The PG Evolution: Volume 89
Feb
25
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 89

Featured Playwrights: AJ Clauss, Brad Makarowski, David Michael Kirby, Ilene Fischer, Marina Barry, Mickey Johnson

Featured Actors: TBD

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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 * New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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The PG Education: The Art and Science of Auditioning
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

The PG Education: The Art and Science of Auditioning

Laura will work on sides with a few participants, answer questions and help get a better sense of the casting process. 

Sides will be determined based on those who sign up. Information will be Two weeks prior to event.   Plenty of time for Q & A. 

Bring a Headshot!

$30 to cover costs

PLEASE RSVP BELOW

Name *
Name
Led by LAURA STANCZYK, C.S.A.

Led by LAURA STANCZYK, C.S.A.

Laura Stanczyk is a Producer and an award winning Casting Director.
On Broadway, Off-Broadway & Nationally, she has cast SIDE SHOW, AFTER
MIDNIGHT, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, FOLLIES, LOMBARDI,
RAGTIME, IMPRESSIONISM, THE SEAFARER, RADIO GOLF, CORAM
BOY, TRANSLATIONS, DAMN YANKEES, DIRTY DANCING, CAREFREE,
POISON (Origin), THE GLORIOUS ONES (Lincoln Center Theatre), THE
CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN (Atlantic & International Tour), THE BROTHER
SISTER PLAYS (The Public), TRYST, FLIGHT, URINETOWN, WONDERFUL
TOWN and WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF (with Kathleen Turner and
Bill Iriwn – also West End). Other theatre includes: BROADWAY CENTER
STAGE (The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts), GHOST BROTHERS OF
DARKLAND COUNTY (John Mellencamp/Stephen King and T. Bone Burnett),
ARE YOU THERE MCPHEE (John Guare), COTTON CLUB PARADE
(Encores! with Jazz at Lincoln Center), HARPS AND ANGELS (Taper,) ME
MYSELF & I, FETCH CLAY MAKE MAN, GRUESOME PLAYGROUND
INJURIES (World Premier, Alley Theatre), THE GUARDSMAN (adapted by
Richard Nelson) (Kennedy Center), MASTER CLASS, THE LISBON
TRAVIATA , RAGTIME & BROADWAY THREE GENERATIONS (Kennedy
Center), GOLDEN AGE (Philadelphia Theatre Company), DON’T DRESS FOR
DINNER (Royal George, Chicago), THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (Gaiety
Theatre, Dublin / West End), GATE/BECKETT (Lincoln Center Festival), LONG
DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (Druid Theatre Company, Galway and Dublin
Theatre Festival), THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Rough Magic,
Dublin). She regularly casts for Hartford Stage Company, Chicago Shakespeare
Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of Washington D.C., The Alley Theatre, The

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Conversations Between Artists #22
Mar
4
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #22

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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The PG Evolution: Volume 90
Mar
11
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 90

Featured Playwrights: Blair Ingenthron, Christopher Buchanan, George Copeland, Pete Casanave, Peter Macklin, Prudence Holmes Wright

Featured Actors: TBD

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Mar
12
10:00 AM10:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

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The PG Evolution: First Reads Festival #8
Mar
16
1:00 PM13:00

The PG Evolution: First Reads Festival #8

Specific timing and casting info to be announced

Mrs. Christie by Heidi Armbruster

Stardust or The End of Pete by Leif Meneke

The Legend of Suicide Jack by Noemi de la Puente

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The PG Evolution: Volume 91
Mar
25
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 91

Featured Playwrights: Andy Halliday, David Gill, Gabrielle Wagner, Natalie Neckyfarow, Noemi de la Puente, Perryn Pomatto

Featured Actors: TBD

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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 * New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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Conversations Between Artists #23
Apr
1
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #23

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Apr
9
10:00 AM10:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

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* New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments #4
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments #4

Step 4 of The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments

Two plays continue the development process by adding directors, rehearsal and a little time.   Guests are requested to partake in  a short moderated talk back based on questions provided prior to reading.

Admission/Snacks are Free!    Wine $5    Raffle Prizes TBA

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Conversations Between Artists #24
May
6
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #24

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
May
14
10:00 AM10:00

The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

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The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
May
29
6:00 PM18:00

The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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Conversations Between Artists #25
Jun
3
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #25

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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The PG Evolution: Required Reading #9
Jun
8
3:00 PM15:00

The PG Evolution: Required Reading #9

Read these plays in the comfort of your home.  
On February 9th you meet with the playwrights to discuss in small groups.

 If you are participating you are required fill out  
The PG Evolution Play Analysis Questionaire © 
for each play and bring with you

Plays will be sent on May 13th.

ONLY 20 SPOTS AVAILABLE!

PLAYS/PLAYWRIGHTS:

Only 20 Spots Available

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The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Jun
11
10:00 AM10:00

The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

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Drop and Give Me 10 8
Jun
16
5:00 PM17:00

Drop and Give Me 10 8

A PG Experience "FUN"draiser

DROP AND GIVE ME 10

IMG_0514.jpg

 

Time to exercise your creative muscles. 

1. Playwrights will be assigned PlayGround Experiment Actors and writing prompts.

2.   Playwrights have one week to  write the first 10 minutes of their newest play with those actors in mind. 

3. Actors read this new work created for them as we celebrate the birth of this new work over food and wine.

5 Criteria TBA:

Snacks/Beverages/Wine will be a plenty.

$10 Fundraising Contribution.

Onlookers encouraged to attend.

 

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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Conversations Between Artists #26
Jul
1
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #26

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Jul
9
10:00 AM10:00

The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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Conversations Between Artists #27
Aug
5
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #27

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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 The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments #5
Aug
10
2:00 PM14:00

The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments #5

Step 4 of The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments

Two plays continue the development process by adding directors, rehearsal and a little time.   Guests are requested to partake in  a short moderated talk back based on questions provided prior to reading.

Admission/Snacks are Free!    Wine $5    Raffle Prizes TBA

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Aug
13
10:00 AM10:00

The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

View Event →
 The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Sep
10
10:00 AM10:00

The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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Conversations Between Artists #28
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #28

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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The PG Evolution: Required Reading #10
Oct
12
3:00 PM15:00

The PG Evolution: Required Reading #10

Read these plays in the comfort of your home.  
On February 9th you meet with the playwrights to discuss in small groups.

 If you are participating you are required fill out  
The PG Evolution Play Analysis Questionaire © 
for each play and bring with you

Plays will be sent on September 16th.

ONLY 20 SPOTS AVAILABLE!

PLAYS/PLAYWRIGHTS:

Only 20 Spots Available

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

View Event →
 Drop and Give Me 10 9
Oct
20
5:00 PM17:00

Drop and Give Me 10 9

A PG Experience "FUN"draiser

DROP AND GIVE ME 10

IMG_0514.jpg

 

Time to exercise your creative muscles. 

1. Playwrights will be assigned PlayGround Experiment Actors and writing prompts.

2.   Playwrights have one week to  write the first 10 minutes of their newest play with those actors in mind. 

3. Actors read this new work created for them as we celebrate the birth of this new work over food and wine.

5 Criteria TBA:

Snacks/Beverages/Wine will be a plenty.

$10 Fundraising Contribution.

Onlookers encouraged to attend.

 

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

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Conversations Between Artists #29
Nov
4
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #29

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Nov
12
10:00 AM10:00

The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

View Event →
The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

View Event →
Conversations Between Artists #30
Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #30

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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Annual Holiday Pot Luck and Monologue Grab Bag
Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

Annual Holiday Pot Luck and Monologue Grab Bag

Come Celebrate the holidays with all of your favorite PlayGrounders! RSVP required!

  • Original Monologues will be written and a grab bagged for all who want to participate

  • Readings will happen throughout the party

Pot Luck! Please Bring a Dish/Drink that means holidays to you! If we get doubles we may ask you to make adjustments.

Anyone and everyone can write, BUT you must follow the rules below:

  1. Fill out above form by 12/3

  2. Write a 1 Minute Holiday Themed Monologue with the words "Play",  "Ground" and "Experiment" somewhere in the monologue 

  3. Have fun with it!

  4. Post completed monologue posted in form below  by 12/12

Monologe Submission Form

Due Date NO Later than December 12th

Please Time your monologue prior to hitting send. 1 Minute Maximum!

RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

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* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Feb
12
10:00 AM10:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

  • David Rubinstein Atrium @ Lincoln Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

Name *
Name
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The PG Evolution: Volume 88
Feb
11
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 88

Featured Playwrights: Danielle Winston, Jeffrey Vause, Jonathan Calindas, Mandy Murphy, Marie Elena O’Brien, Sydney Burtner

Featured Actors: TBD

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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The PG Evolution: Required Reading #8
Feb
9
3:00 PM15:00

The PG Evolution: Required Reading #8

Read these plays in the comfort of your home.  
On February 9th you meet with the playwrights to discuss in small groups.

 If you are participating you are required fill out  
The PG Evolution Play Analysis Questionaire © 
for each play and bring with you

Plays will be sent on January 19th.

ONLY 20 SPOTS AVAILABLE!

PLAYS/PLAYWRIGHTS:

Mrs. Christie! By Heidi Armbruster

Stardust or The End of Pete by Leif Meneke

The Legend of Suicide Jack by Noemi de la Puente

Name *
Name

Only 20 Spots Available

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Conversations Between Artists #21
Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #21

Welcome to our New CBA Coordinator

Topher Payne

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Demystifying Constructive Criticism

Enhancing The Actor/Playwright Dialogue

Talking Points

What your utopian relationship between a playwright and an actor?

Playwrights: What are the questions you love to get from actors?

Actors: What are the questions you love to get from playwrights?

Playwrights: What are the behaviors from actors that are pet peeves?

Actors: What are the behaviors that define a playwright as difficult?

Playwrights: Is it appropriate for actors to give line suggestions, alterations to scene, suggestions for plot? If so, when?

Actors: Is it appropriate to ask a playwright to help with line readings, character help, scene misinterpretation? If so, when?

Playwrights: When getting feedback (questions, comments, criticism) what are the most helpful ways to phrase that feedback?

Actors: When being asked for feedback from a playwright, how should they phrase their questions to get the actor’s POV ?

All: What tips, skills, tricks do you use to not take feedback personally?

What critiquing technique’s have you used when working on new works?

e.g. The Liz Lerhman Technique? The PG Evolution Play Analysis Questionnaire?

Name *
Name

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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 * New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Evening edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your evening.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 6:00-6:15pm

Writing Window- 1615-7:45pm

Regroup/Gather- 8:00pm

Name *
Name
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The PG Evolution: Volume 87
Jan
28
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 87

Featured Playwrights: Evan Edwards, Mario Soto, Maura Kelley, Ollie Fielding, Peyton Edwards, Thomas Dieter

Featured Actors: Akiyo Komatsu, Andrew Griffin, Bryan Patrick Stoyle, Charlie Wilson, Chase Naylor, Chris Smith, Ginna Doyle, Hakim Rashad, Imran Sheikh, Jason Nadal, Katy Wilson, Khalid Rivera, Kirsten Hopkins, Mandy Murphy, Maria Rojas, Marie Eléna O'Brien, Marta Rymer, Matthew Menendez, Melissa Roth, Nicholas Corda, Nick Locilento, Nolan Blair, Paul Pakler, Paul Peglar, Priyanka Krishnan, Rebecka Ray, SheilaJoon, Topher Payne

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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The PG Education: Taxes/Budget for the Artist
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

The PG Education: Taxes/Budget for the Artist

With all the new tax laws don't you want to learn for yourself how it can affect us in the artist community. Besides being an amazing person, Sandra is a the Treasurer of Actors' Equity Association and Head of the VITA program among some of her other credits. Why not learn from someone who understands you. Don't leave your financial understanding in the hands of your accountant. Learn for yourself with us RSVP required as space is limited.

$30 to cover costs

Due to a flood in location this event is postponed until later in the quarter. Be on the lookout.

Led by Sandra Karas

Led by Sandra Karas

Sandra Karas is an attorney, tax accountant and estate/retirement planner with background in the arts, theatre, music and education. she serves on the governing boards of 2 performing arts unions:  Actors’ Equity Association as its Secretary-Treasurer and SAG-AFTRA as a New York Local Board Member.  She is Director of VITA, an all-volunteer, pro bono tax assistance program. 

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* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)
Jan
15
10:00 AM10:00

* New Program The PGE Play Date (Day edition)

Writing doesn’t always have to be a solitary adventure.

What is The PGE Play Date?

An hour and a half timed writing period, bookended with time to grab a snack or say hello to your fellow PGE community joining you. Meeting locations will change monthly to help spark creativity, get you out of your funk, and hopefully introduce you to cool places in NYC. Feel free to continue writing after Play Date is over or just move on with your day.

TIMING:

Arrive/Gather 10:00-10:15am (Look for our new Play Date Day Coordinator- Evan Edwards

Writing Window- 10:15-11:45am

Regroup/Gather-12:00pm

To get an idea of how many may attend please show us your interest.

Name *
Name
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The PG Evolution: Volume 86
Jan
14
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 86

Featured Playwrights: Adam Parrish, Erin Moughon, Jacob Marx Rice, Michael Markham, Olivia Reevell, Ryan Ramirez

Featured Actors: Andrew Glaszek, Andrew Griffin, Brad Makarowski, Bryan Patrick Stoyle, Chase Naylor, Daniela Thome, Galia Barkol, George Pappas, Jasmine Spiess, Jeanette Bonner, Kirsten Hopkins, Maria Isabella Rojas, Melissa Roth, Michael Flood, Monica Rey, Nicholas Djukic Cocks, Nick Locilento, Paul Pakler, Paul Peglar, Perryn Pomatto, Peyton Michelle Edwards, Priyanka Krishnan, Ren Jackson, Tamara Torres

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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Annual Holiday Pot Luck and Monologue Grab Bag
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Annual Holiday Pot Luck and Monologue Grab Bag

Come Celebrate the holidays with all of your favorite PlayGrounders! RSVP required!

  • Original Monologues will be written and a grab bagged for all who want to participate

  • Readings will happen throughout the party

Pot Luck! Please Bring a Dish/Drink that means holidays to you! If we get doubles we may ask you to make adjustments.

Name *
Name
Attendance *
Artistic Participation *
Chose the ONE that best applies to you.
Wine will be supplied by The PGE What are you bringing? Savory, Sweet, Homemade, Store bought it doesn't matter. As long as it makes you smile to bring it. If not attending, just put N/A in this space.

Anyone and everyone can write, BUT you must follow the rules below:

  1. Fill out above form by 12/3

  2. Write a 1 Minute Holiday Themed Monologue with the words "Play",  "Ground" and "Experiment" somewhere in the monologue 

  3. Have fun with it!

  4. Post completed monologue posted in form below  by 12/12

Monologe Submission Form

Due Date NO Later than December 12th

Please Time your monologue prior to hitting send. 1 Minute Maximum!

First Name *
First Name
Last Name *
Last Name

RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

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The PG Evolution: Volume 85
Dec
10
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 85

Featured Playwrights: Laurel Lockhart, Leif Meneke, Natalie Neckyfarow, Noemi de la Puente, Pete Casanave, Sydney Burtner

Featured Actors: TBD

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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Conversations Between Artists #20
Dec
3
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #20

Taboos in Theatre
Nudity, Violence, Profanity, etc.. Fun times? Or Theatre No-A No’s?

Topics to be Conversed:

  • Who are you? What do you? What is your favorite swear word? 

  • What are the big taboos in theatre? Why are they controversial?

  • In a modern world, can anything still be considered taboo?

  • What is the greatest taboo you've seen executed on the stage? How did it enhance the performance?

  • What is the worst execution of a taboo you've seen onstage? Where did it go wrong? 

  • Shock Value: does it help or hurt a performance?

  • How do you prevent the use of taboos from becoming a form of voyeurism that exploits the actors? 

  • What should a writer do when considering writing about a taboo? 

  • How should an actor prepare for a role that addresses taboo subject matters? 

  • How should shows market their taboo work to audiences that might be offended? 

Name *
Name

 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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The PG Evolution: Volume 84
Nov
26
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 84

Featured Playwrights: Andy Halliday, Christopher Buchanan, David Gill, Gabrielle Wagner, Robin Fusco, Tim Lorge

Featured Actors: TBD

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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The PG Evolution: First Reads Festival #7
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

The PG Evolution: First Reads Festival #7

1pm

#IMWITHME by Olivia Reevell

featuring: Annie Keris, Charlie Wilson, Chase Naylor, Mandy Murphy, Paeton Chavis, Priyanka Krishnan

(Formerly known as The Day The President Died)
Got a crazy, egotistical, fear mongering President running amok? Here’s how to help: Step 1. Plot a manic scheme with your besties while drinking appletinis. Step 2. Kidnapping, dungeons, and ice cream fridays. #IMWITHME

3pm

Swipe Right A Musical by Adam Parrish

featuring: Arthur Gregory Pugh, George Copeland, Karen Elliot, Monica Rounds, Peyton Edwards

boy meets girl. boy's mom meets girl's dad. they sing.  Swipe Right. an intergenerational online dating musical.

5:30pm

Thanksgiving Returns by Erin Moughon

(Formerly known as Thanksgiving About The Children)

featuring: Andrew Griffin, Chris Smith, David A. Gill, Doug Rossi, Jasmine Spiess, Maria Rojas, Mickey Johnson

It’s Thanksgiving dinner with your loud Southern family! A great time to introduce them to your Yankee boyfriend. Who bought you an engagement ring. That has a 30 day return policy. And it’s day 29...

7:30pm

An Eclipse Comes to Manor on the Hill by Thomas Dieter

featuring: A. Jacks, Ari Rossen, Betty Hudson, Catherine Overfelt, John R. Tillotson, Marie Elena O’Brien, Matthew Menendez, Sharlene Hartman

Insane townies, encroaching interlopers, gossiping geriatrics. In the shadow of the total eclipse, everyone has something to hide. But when the moon wanes all will come to light. This will be no ordinary visit to grandma’s.

Name *
Name
Which Play? *
What play will you be attending? You may attend as many as you like. The more the merrier
Bring Friends!

WE REQUEST A MINIMUM SUGGESTED DONATION OF $10,

TO HELP SUPPORT THIS AND OTHER PGE PROGRAMS

SNACKS AND BEVERAGES WILL BE PROVID

The First Reads Festival is a marathon of readings of full plays written by our playwrights and selected to be a part of The PG Evolution a development process.  Scenes from these plays have been featured throughout the Volumes. Prior to this table read all the plays were a part of Required Reading and now we are presenting them to be heard for the first time in full.  

Actors from our casting pool have been cast and will sit around a table and read the plays for the benefit of the playwright.  The audience will be invited to observe this  process  and be an active participant by filling out The PG Evolution Play Analysis Questionnaire to help the playwright continue to develop their work.

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The PG Evolution: Volume 83
Nov
12
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 83

Featured Playwrights: Brad Makarowski, Jona Tarlin, Jonathan Calindas, Kit Goldstein Grant, Mandy Murphy, Prudence Wright Holmes

Featured Actors: Alexandra Bonesho, Angelica Gorga, Betty Hudson, Bryn W Packard, Chase Naylor, Christopher Buchanan, David Michael Kirby, Doug Rossi, Imran Sheikh, Julia Botero, Kelvyn Mitchell, Kendall Lloyd, Kyle Minshew, Marina Barry, Matthew Menendez, Natalie Neckyfarow, Paul Pakler, Paul Peglar, Peyton Edwards, Preeti Gupta, Robin Fusco, Topher Payne, Yz Jasa

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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Conversations Between Artists #19
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #19

Politics in Theatre
Getting an MFA from the Electoral College

Topics To be Conversed:

  •  What does the phrase “Political Theatre” mean to you?

  • What role does/should politics play in the making of Theatre?

  • Is there a specific genre/genres that are more conducive to this type of storytelling?

  • What are some examples of good, impactful, effective political theatre? (i.e. Shakespeare, Brecht, Caryl Churchill etc.)

  • Are there examples of bad and ineffective political theatre?

  • Is left leaning/right leaning Political Theatre merely preaching to the choir? What ways can we create work that resonates beyond Political Partisanship?

  • Is there a line between Political Messaging and Political Agenda?

  • What role does an actor’s / playwright’s personal politics play in Theatre?

  • In a heated Political Climate, how do we as individual artists use our art, skills, voice to respond, educate, empathize, love, and inspire?

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

Name *
Name

RSVP REQUIRED

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Drop and Give Me 10 VI: Trick or Treat?
Oct
28
5:00 PM17:00

Drop and Give Me 10 VI: Trick or Treat?

A PG Experience "FUN"draiser

DROP AND GIVE ME 10

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Time to exercise your creative muscles. 

1. Playwrights will be assigned PlayGround Experiment Actors and writing prompts.

2.   Playwrights have one week to  write the first 10 minutes of their newest play with those actors in mind. 

3. Actors read this new work created for them as we celebrate the birth of this new work over food and wine.

5 Criteria:

1. First 10 minutes of a new play  

2. Must have a “Trick” in the scene (literal/metaphorical/symbolic)   

3. Setting Outside United States

4. Set on October 31st(Any Year)

5.  Unusual use of profanity 

TEAMS

(Playwrights in Bold)

Alisha Smith -Jayson Kerr, Mario Soto

David Gill-Heather Peterson, Marta Rymer

David M. Kirby-Adam Parrish, Helene Galek, Natalie Neckyfarow

Jordan Silver-Kendall Lloyd, Marie Elena O’Brien

Maura Kelley-Catherine Overfelt, Sonia Lopes

Mickey Johnson-Lily Fryburg, Paeton Chavis

Prudence Holmes-Denise Ivanoff, Marina Barry

Solomon LeBlanc-Graceann Dorse, Khalid Rivera, Topher Payne

Tashi Thomas-A. Jacks, Michael Markham

Tianshu Zhao- George Copeland, Mandy Murphy

Name *
Name
How would you like to attend. Just as an audience or are you willing to read Stage Directions?




Snacks/Beverages/Wine will be a plenty.

$10 Fundraising Contribution.

Onlookers encouraged to attend.

 

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The PG Evolution: Volume 82
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 82

Featured Playwrights: A.Jacks, Blair Ingenthron, Marie Elena O’Brien, Marina Barry, Maura Kelley, Mrinalini Kamath

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

Featured Actors: TBD

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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The PG Evolution: Required Reading #7
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

The PG Evolution: Required Reading #7

Read these 4 plays in the comfort of your home and then meet with the playwrights to discuss in a fun, safe, environment.  If you are attending you are required to read all 4 plays and have read The PG Evolution Play Analysis Questionaire which will be used. You will receive the plays 10 days prior to event.

PLAYS/PLAYWRIGHTS:

Swipe Right- Adam Parrish

The Thanksgiving About Children-Erin Moughon 

The Day the President Died- Olivia Reevell 

An Eclipse comes to Manor on the Hill- Thomas Dieter

Name *
Name

YOU WILL RECEIVE ALL FOUR PLAYS BY September 17TH 

Only 20 Spots Available

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The PG Evolution: Volume 81
Oct
8
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 81

Featured Playwrights: Aaron Johnson, Danielle Winston, Evan Edwards, Mario Soto, Matt Hardy, Nilsa Reyna

Featured Actors: TBD

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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Conversations Between Artists #18
Oct
1
7:00 PM19:00

Conversations Between Artists #18

TALKING TO THE PGE

As we begin planning for 2019 we’d love to have a conversation about who we are, where we are going and answer any questions you might have. Come chat with PGE founder/curator Mike Lesser.

TOPICS TO BE CONVERSED:

  • Who are you? What do you do? How long have you been a part of The PGE?

  • What had been your best / most useful experience at PGE to date?

  • Is the PG Evolution: a development process clearly defined?

  • As a playwright, how can we ensure you’re getting what you need from the development process? 

  • As an Actor, what are the benefits from being a part of the development process?

  • Do you benefit from the PGE Play Analysis Questionnaire?  

  • Do The PG Experience/PG Education programing feel in line with the mission of The PGE?

  • Have you ever had a difficult experience at a PGE Event? What was it? How can we make sure it doesn’t happen again?

  • What is a program you feel the PGE should have, but currently doesn’t?

  • What more do you need from PGE, (except money of course)?

  • What do you think is the next step for the PGE to continued success?

Name *
Name




 

This is our chance to talk with each other about topics that we as artists, creatives and humans need to have. The key is we talk to and with each other. There is no panel or special guest that is smarter on a topic. We are the collective smarter panel.

Seating Extremely Limited Only 20 Spots

RSVP REQUIRED

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The PG Evolution: Volume 80
Sep
24
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 80

Featured Playwrights: Jeanette Bonner, Laurel Lockhart,  Matt Silver, Noemi de la Puente, Robin Fusco, Thomas Dieter

Featured Actors: TBD

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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The PG Evolution: Volume 79
Sep
10
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 79

Featured Playwrights: Ariel Estrada, David Davila, David Michael Kirby, Jim Cairl, Ollie Fielding, Peter Macklin

Featured Actors: TBD

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments #3
Sep
8
2:00 PM14:00

The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments #3

Step 4 of The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments

Two plays continue the development process by adding directors, rehearsal and a little time.   Guests are requested to partake in  a short moderated talk back based on questions provided prior to reading.

2pm Tomorrow We Love by Jeffrey Vause dir.  Grant Neale

Stage Manager: Thomas Dieter

Cast : Andrew Griffin, Jeffrey Vause, Jimmy Moon, Jon McCormick, Mandy Murphy, Priyanka Krishnan, Spencer Aste

Passion! Deception! MURDER? In the sleepy hamlet of Noble Bay, California circa 1960, divorcee Lanie Fairbanks lives, loves...and endures! This is TOMORROW WE LOVE, a gender-bending melodramatic homage to classic romantic films!

7:00pm The Walk Up by Emily Comisar dir. Topher Payne

Stage Manager: Taylor Hilt Mitchell

Cast : Annie Keris, Brad Makarowski, Carla Briscoe, Jasmine Spiess, Jeanette Bonner, Maria Peyramaure, Michael Markham, Peter Macklin, Taylor Hilt Mitchell

Sometimes you choose the family you choose and sometimes they choose a family for you. Sometimes when there's nothing left to lose, a sledgehammer will be what gets you through.

Name *
Name
What play Are you seeing? *

Admission/Snacks are Free!    Wine $5    Raffle Prizes TBA

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The PG Evolution: Volume 78
Aug
27
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 78

Featured Playwrights: A. Jacks, Jonathan Calindas, Mandy Murphy, Marina Barry, Natalie Neckyfarow, Pete Casanave

Featured Actors: Annie Keris, Betty Hudson, Charlie Wilson, David Michael Kirby, Donna Roesel, Jasmine Spiess, Jayson Kerr, Jeffrey Vause, Joy Jacobs, Katherine Puma, Kirsten Hopkins, Lily Fryburg, Mario X. Soto, Marta Rymer, Nick Locilento, Nick Ortiz, Paul Pakler, Paul Peglar, Peyton Edwards, Priyanka Krishnan, Robin Fusco, Sharlene Hartman, Taylor Hilt Mitchell, Topher Payne, Veronica Dang

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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The PG Evolution: Volume 77
Aug
13
6:30 PM18:30

The PG Evolution: Volume 77

Featured Playwrights:  Andy Halliday, Christopher Buchanan, Heidi Armbruster, Marie Elena' O'Brien, Maura Kelley, Mike Lesser

Featured Actors: Andrew Griffin, Brad Makarowski, Brendan Daugherty, Dave Droxler, David Michael Kirby, Evan Edwards, Gabrielle Wagner, Jayson Kerr, Jeffrey Vause, Julia Botero, Katherine Puma, Kevin Jones, Kirsten Hopkins, Kyle Minshew, Lily Fryburg, Luis Alberto Quintero, Marie Eléna O'Brien, Mario X. Soto, Marta Rymer, Matthew Menendez, Monica Rounds, Nick Locilento, Patrena Murray, Paul Pakler, Rhonda Dodd, Rob Maitner, Robin Fusco, Taylor Hilt Mitchell, Tomike Lee Ogugua, Thomas Dieter, Topher Payne

Name *
Name
PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VOLUME. By filling this out, you are letting us know would like to be considered for casting for this Volume and ARE AVAILABLE for the ENTIRE Timeline of the Volume.

VOLUME TIME LINE- PLEASE book your time to be present for all scenes being read

6:00pm-6:30pm Actor/Playwright work session

6:30pm-7:00pm Audience/Actor/Playwright Meet, Greet and Eat!

7:00pm-9:00 pm Reading of 6 Scenes

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