September 12-15th @ 7pm | $8
Spring was so nice we decided to do this twice! Live Girls! presents the return of the Cupcake Readings for a second series in 2013. For our fall series Live Girls! selected 3 new full length plays including work from Joy McCullough-Carranza, Krista Knight, and Emily Feldman and commissioned new short plays from Maggie Lee, Zoey Belyea, Ann Eisenberg, Kelsey Wilke, Kristina Sutherland, Seayoung Yim, and Juliet Waller Pruzan. With intimate readings followed by talk-backs, The Cupcake Reading Series gives audiences a chance to get to know the work of exciting up and coming playwrights as well as an opportunity to be directly involved in the shaping of new plays. And yes actual cupcake will be served!
September 12th 7pm
MADELINE J. SMALL IS GETTING SMALLER by Emily Feldman
Directed by Madeline Downs
September 13th 7pm
Clementine and the Cyber Ducks by Krista Knight
Directed by Lisa Glomb
September 14th 7pm
Shorts Night! New short plays commissioned by Live Girls! from Maggie Lee, Ann Eisenberg, Kelsey Wilke, Zoey Belyea, Kristina Sutherland, Seayoung Yim, and Juliet Waller Pruzan
Directed by Erin Bednarz and Meghan Arnette
September 15th 7pm
BLOOD/WATER/PAINT by Joy McCullough-Carranza
Directed by Amy Poisson
March 12-15th @ 7pm & March 16th @ 2pm & 7pm
Tickets are $8 OR save a bundle and get an All Festival Pass for only $20!
Taste a new play every day!
The Cupcake Reading Series is a staple of Live Girls! Bakery Play Development program, which helps female playwrights by providing resources like staged readings, talk-backs and new play commissions. With intimate readings followed by talk-backs, the Cupcake Reading Series gives audiences a chance to get to know the work of exciting up and coming playwrights as well as an opportunity to be directly involved in the shaping of new plays.
The Cupcake Readings kick-off the Live Girls! year with presentations of 11 new play over 5 days. For 2013 LG! selected 7 new plays including work from Rachel Atkins, Joanna Horowitz, Gillian Jorgenson, Juliet Waller Pruzan, Kristen Palmer, Kelsey Wilk, 2 plays from the ACT Young Playwrights(YPP) program from Holly Butterfield, and Alyson Davis and special co-presentation of Annex Theatre’s YPP playwrights, Rachel Habib and Jonathan Catterfeld.
March 12th 7pm
The Simon Fairchild Memorial Animal Choir by Kelsey Wilk / Directed by Erin Bednarz
March 13th 7pm
Gulch by Juliet Waller Pruzan / Directed by L. Nicol Cabe
No Way Out by Gillian Jorgenson
March 14th 7pm
The Melting Point By Kristen Palmer / Directed by Meghan Arnette
March 15th 7pm
Black Like Us by Rachel Atkins / Directed by Jose Amador
This is Not September 11 by Rachel Atkins / Directed by Annie Lareau
March 16th 2pm
Plays from ACT’s Young Playwrights program, Co-Presented with Annex Theatre:
LG! Award Plays
A Plot in the Dark by Holly Butterfield / Directed by Kristina Sutherland
Encourage Rebellion by Alyson Davis / Directed by Rachel Delmar
Annex Award Plays
Under The Apple Tree By Jonathan Catterfeld
The Purrrfect Crime by Rachel Habib
March 16th at 7pm
Miss End of the World, Etc. by Joanna Horowitz / Directed by Ashley Flannegan