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Join the Village Playwrights in our new location at St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher St. NYC. The Village Playwrights will meet the second and fourth Monday from 7 pm to 9 pm. Everyone is welcome. $10 suggested donation. Time slots are available. If you would like to have your play read, email villageplaywrights@gmail.com.WE HAVE A TIME SLOTS AVAILABLE. COME ON IN PLAYWRIGHTS!!! PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE SCHEDULED . THANK YOU! UNI

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A READING PERFORMANCE ON MARCH 23, 2020

CANCELLED

March 23,2020 90 minutes , AL SCHNUPP, inclusIVitY – the Ivy Bettini Story

-- Written in rhyme, as a series of poems/episodes, the play is a tribute to artist and activist Ms. Bottini, who co-founded the NYC Chapter of NOW. After coming out as a lesbian, Ivy was expelled from the organization by Betty Friedan. Ivy toured the country with a one-woman show, fought California Prop 6 (An effort to remove gay teachers form the classroom) and California Prop 64 (An effort to require all HIV+ individuals to be registered). She is full of sass, fire and humor. The play was produced in Central California and at the Emerald Theatre in Memphis.

Al Schnupp is a produced and published playwright. An art series by Mr. Schnupp resides permanently at the world-famous Actors Theatre of Louisville.

A BIG EMBRACE TO ALL WHO ATTENDED MARCH 9TH'S MEETING. THE QUALITY OF WRITING AND THE QUALITY OF ACTORS WERE WONDERFUL!

March 9 2020

40 minutes, JOHNNY CULVER

Johnny Culver is the managing director of New York’s Equity Library Theater, which presents a semi-annual festival of new short works by American writers, as well as rare plays and screenplays, in association with the New York Public Library. He has directed students of HB Studios, AADA and Circle in the Square Theater School. His plays have been performed in New York, Texas and Philadelphia. He has directed over fifty plays in the tri state area. www.equitylibrarytheater.info.

40 minutes, LARRY RINKEL, "Appreciations"

Larry Rinkel came to playwriting after teaching college English and then working as a technical writer, a career from which he is now retired. A lifelong devotee of art, theatre, film, and classical music, he has had work produced all over the United States, and his full-length “A Kreutzer Sonata,” about a talented Jewish piano student, was awarded Best Play at the Secret Theatre’s 2017 UNFringed Festival and will be seen again on Long Island later this year. His short play “Brian’s Poems” has been performed numerous times in New York City, and made semifinals at Secret Theatre’s last one-act festival. Other produced plays include adaptations from Chaucer and Dante, several LGBT romantic comedies, and a few 1-minute plays.

30 minutes, TAVI JUAREZ

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MEMBERS NEWS:

Echoes in the Garden is a memory play, set in 1962 with flashbacks to the late 1920s - all in the home of Marion and Henry Hemmerich, in the small town of Wyomissing, PA. This domestic drama centers on the return home of their daughter, Ruth, as the family tries to navigate social and familial expectations in the wake of loss that echoes through the generations. Presented by the American Bard Theater Company https://www.americanbard.org/

March 13 - March 29, 2020

The Chain Theatre

312 W 36th St 4th Fl, New York, NY 10014

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Proud Image Theatre Company presents

A NEW Comedy by Jeffrey Vause

TOMORROW WE LOVE

Directed by Grant Neale

March 5th - 22nd, 2020 @ Theater for the New City

Wednesdays - Saturdays @ 8PM / Sundays @ 3PM

ONLY $20.00! Tickets now available!

www.tomorrowwelove.com

(p.s.: TOMORROW WE LOVE had a full reading at Village Playwrights in 2017!)

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ABOUT THE VILLAGE PLAYWRIGHTS

The Village Playwrights meet twice a month. Participation is open to all Playwrights and Screenwriters. Beginners are encouraged and helped. "This is a place to speak from the heart. This is a place to find one's voice. This is a place to take risks."

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