TARRAGON’S PROGRAM OF FREE PLAY READINGS FEATURES WORKS-IN-PROGRESS BY MEMBERS OF THE 2010 PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT
Tarragon’s annual program of FREE play readings begins Sunday, November 21st and continues until Saturday, November 27th. All readings begin at 8pm, with the exception of Sunday, November 21st which begins at 2:30 pm, and are held in the Near Studio.
The schedule features works-in-progress by members of Tarragon’s 2010 Playwrights Unit, including Anna Chatterton, Asha Jain, Ravi Jain, Andrew Kushnir, Deborah Pearson, d’bi.young, and the winner of the RBC Tarragon Under 30 Playwriting Competition, Matthew Heiti. You will also see the latest from acclaimed playwright Don Hannah.
Admission is free. No reservations are taken. For more information, please call the Box Office at 416-531-1827.
The schedule can also be found on our website at www.tarragontheatre.com
Schedule of Readings:
Sunday, November 21 at 2:30pm
word! sound! powah! by d’bi.young
In 1970s Jamaica, a young dubpoet swept up in the political spirit of revolution defies her interrogator and champions one people’s quest for justice, equality and freedom.
Monday, November 22 at 8:00 pm
A Brimful of Asha by Asha Jain and Ravi Jain
Real-life mother and son, Asha and Ravi Jain, tell the story of how Ravi’s parents planned a surprise trip to India to intercept him on his vacation and arrange his marriage.
Tuesday, November 23 at 8:00 pm
The Woodcutter by Don Hannah
Alone in the woods, a young man struggles with the loss of his family and with the impossible choice he has had to make.
Wednesday, November 24 at 8:00 pm
The Great Asker by Deborah Pearson
In the wake of the Hungarian Revolution, home-grown film star Lazlo Kortez and wife Eva risk it all to make it big in the New World.
Thursday, November 25 at 8:00 pm
I Drag My Coffin Through The Lonesome North by Matthew Heiti
A troubled RCMP constable tracks a mysterious and elusive trapper who murdered a fellow officer and disappeared onto the frozen tundra.
*Winner of the second annual RBC Tarragon Under 30 Playwriting Competition.*
Friday, November 26 at 8:00 pm
Wormwood by Andrew Kushnir
A young Canadian man travels to Ukraine to observe elections only to become ensnared by the fractured country, its crooked politics and a beautiful woman.
Saturday, November 27 at 8:00 pm
Within The Glass by Anna Chatterton
Two couples meet after a tragic mistake at a fertility clinic: the future happiness of all four rests on the decision only one woman can make