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The PG Evolution: First Reads Festival #9

  • Penn South Communtiy Room 339 West 24th Street (bet. 8th & 9th) New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

Come help support these works in process. Each table read will be accompanied by a questionnaire for you the attendees to fill out to help our playwrights better understand their work.

Light snacks will be provided.

Suggested donations $10

2pm Recipe of a Black Heritage

(formerly Angels Watching from Afar)

by Christopher Buchanan

featuring: Aqila Thomas, Denise Locke, Kari Seward, Tina Fabrique, Shoya Dixon

Akiylah is fighting the fight.  Is her rage, pain and loss intensified by family, the church and the secrets of the women in her life?  Recipe of a Black Heritage: A multi-generational drama that still matters.

5:30pm Laundry

by Maura Kelley

featuring: Daniel Hidalgo, Evan Edwards, Nick Locilento, Mickey Johnson, Paul Pakler

Drugs, Drag and Zumba! On a rainy day in NYC, a deserted laundromat serves as a meeting place for three LGBTQ+ strangers. Will this trio survive the spin cycle?

7:30 pm Birds of Prey Regards from the Upper West Side

by Mario Sotero

featuring: Brad Makarowski, Julian Robertson, Lewis Chapman, Monica Rey, Priyanka Krishnan, Richard Calavache, Sheila Joon, Tracy Rosten

These people are a MESS! All Drama, All Heart, All searching for Connections, Answers, and Truths, All Battling the Hilarious Heartbreak of Life. Who said living on the Upper West Side was ALL THAT?

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Please feel free to bring friends.


Earlier Event: July 18
The PGE Happy Hour(s)
Later Event: July 22
The PG Evolution: Volume 99