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Bare Essentials Play Reading Series

 

Thanks to support from Georgia Humanities, all readings in the Bare Essentials series are free and open to the public. Be sure to stay after for exciting conversation with the director, cast and playwright!

Curated by Essential’s Founding Artistic Director, Peter Hardy. Peter is a national award-winning playwright himself, who’s had over 30 productions of his work done around the country, and was named Creative Loafing’s Critic’s Pick for Best Local Playwright in 2010.

Aug. 3 (2pm) – DAY OF SATURN by Leviticus Jelks III, directed by Najah Ali

The owner of a hardware store in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta struggle with conflicting emotions about the son he lost,

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Bare Essentials Play Reading Series


 Working Title Playwrights and the Essential Theatre
are proud to present
the 2017 Bare Essentials Reading Series
All readings are free and open to the public.
Playwrights whose work is featured in a Festival Bare Essentials reading also receive a complimentary one-year membership to Working Title Playwrights.
Be sure to stay after for exciting conversation with the director, cast and playwright, moderated by WTP Managing Artistic Director Amber Bradshaw. 

 

Wednesday, August 9th, 7:30pm at the West End Performing Arts Center
FALLING OFF THE EDGE
by Paul Donnelly
Directed by Carolyn Cook
A Mormon swimmer,

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Bare Essentials Play Reading Series


All readings in the Bare Essentials series are free and open to the public. Be sure to stay after for exciting conversation with the director, cast and playwright!

 

We’re happy to announce the three Bare Essentials Readings that will occur during the run of the 2016 Essential Theatre Play Festival. All readings will take place at the West End Performing Arts Center and will start at 7:30 p.m., followed by a discussion. Co-produced by Essential Theatre and Working Title Playwrights, all readings in the Bare Essentials series are free and open to the public. Playwrights whose work is featured in a Bare Essentials reading also receive a complimentary one-year membership to Working Title Playwrights.

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Bare Essentials Play Reading Series

All readings in the Bare Essential series are free and open to the public. Be sure to stay after for exciting conversation with the director, cast and playwright!

 

We’re happy to announce that we’ve now set the three Bare Essentials Readings that will take place during the run of the 2015 Essential Theatre Play Festival. All readings will take place at the West End Performing Arts Center and will start at 7:30 p.m., followed by a discussion.  The readings will be open to the public with no admission charged.

 

2015 Bare Essentials Reading Selections

August 4: DELI by Diane Dexter,

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Bare Essentials Play Reading Series

Founding Artistic Director Peter Hardy will be overseeing the Bare Essentials reading series and directing three of the six readings himself. Peter is a national award-winning playwright himself, who’s had over 30 productions of his work done around the country, and was named Creative Loafing’s Critic’s Pick for Best Local Playwright in 2010.