News about up-coming events
The Village Playwright meet from 8 pm to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC.  Everyone is welcome.

May 23 -- 2 hours, Cayenne Douglass, The Casualties of Need -- Shane, a 26-year-old biracial woman discovers that she has internalized racism towards self; and in doing so is forced to reexamine multiple relationships in her life. 


Cayenne Douglass 
is a New York City based playwright. Plays include, The Architects of Time (Manhattan Repertory Theater and Village Playwrights) If You See Something…(ESPA Primary Stages, Detention Series and The Big Apple Theatre Festival) The Spare Change of Strange Angels (The Living Room Theater and The Driftwood Players) We All Begin Again (Midtown International Theatre Festival) Oh My - Goodness (New Perspectives Theatre) 
She’s an alumni of The New Perspectives Theater Women’s Work Lab and The Living Room Theatre Short Play Lab Incubator. She Attended CalArts School of Theater and graduated from Goddard College with a BA in Individualized studies. 

June 13 -- Intensive Playwriting Showcase

June 27 -- Gay Pride Festival of jury selected 10 minute plays

Beginning in July the Village Playwrights will meet from 7 pm to 9 pm.

July 11 -- 2 hours, Alex HermansConsolas 12 pt -- Seven friends of a young playwright put together a compilation of his works to showcase his talent to the rest of the world.

Alex Hermans
 is a 19 year old college student that attends Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.  Raised in New York, and attended high school in Philidelphia, he is hoping to one day become a professional playwright that will bring about social change through the only way he knows how to: his art.  His plays often deal in Mental health advocacy, social justice, and LGBT rights.

The Village Playwrights will not meet during August.

Monologues by L. DeVaughn Nelson at Dramatists Guild of America – Friday Footlights (Staged Reading w/ Q&A)

Friday, May 26th @ 7PM
The Mary Rodgers Room – 1501 Broadway

A theatre director must figure out an equation to solve the problem of a love quadrilateral turned sexual misconduct scandal.



The Village Playwrights meet at 8 PM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at the LGBT Center, 208 W. 13th Street.  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."  
For information about attending a Village Playwrights' meeting, call 614-285-2515 or e-mail