Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents The 2nd Annual PTC@Play, A Two-Week Festival Of Staged Readings, February 29-March 11

Get up close and personal with rising star playwrights at the esteemed Suzanne Roberts Theatre.
(Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)

The second installment of Philadelphia Theatre Company’s free PTC@Play series at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre is just around the corner, kicking off February 29.

This year, PTC@Play will feature brand new plays from five playwrights from around the country, a special workshop of a musical-in-development with music and lyrics by a collection of Broadway giants, as well an evening of short plays by eight local playwrights.

Each playwright will be in-residence for their reading, which will be followed by a reception where audiences can meet the artists. All events begin at 7 p.m.

Check out the festival line-up below, and click here for more info.

Wednesday, February 29 & Thursday, March 1: Philly Reality: Multi-school student performance program

Monday, March 5: Terrence McNally Award Ceremony; staged reading of Michael Hollinger’s Hope and Gravity; Champagne Reception

Wednesday, March 7: staged reading of Jen Haley’s The Nether

Thursday, March 8: staged reading of the new musical Stars of David, by Abigail Pogrebin and Charles Busch

Friday, March 9: staged reading of Sam Hunter’s When You’re Here

Saturday, March 10: staged reading of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ‘67

Sunday, March 11: FuturePhilly@Play: An Evening of Short Plays by Local Playwrights; Closing Party featuring the West Philadelphia Orchestra, local brews and more.

PTC@Play Festival
When: February 29-March 11
Where: Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Broad and Lombard Streets
Cost: Free
More info: www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

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