WCT 2017 Play Reading Series
The WCT Play Reading Series is part of our commitment to develop new plays. These plays have been workshopped at WCT labs and have participated in our collaborative dramaturg process. Audience feedback during our talk-back performances is essential and will facilitate further development of the work.
This production has been made possible in part by the generosity of
May 18 - 21, 2017
WCT presented a rehearsed reading of The Maltese Babka by C.J. Ehrlich.
Directed by Christopher Arena
Join private investigator Jake Pantograph on a delightfully comic sally into the world of noir, as he tries to track down a missing girl, a blackmailer, a one-of-a-kind black diamond necklace, a hot babka, and some ice for his drink.
The ensemble WCT cast included: Susan Bond, Ben Ehrlich, Eileen Elliott, Violet Gautreau, Taku Hirai, Maiysha Jones, Joe Albert Lima, Tom Lloyd, Pat O'Neill, and Marci Stearns.
July 20 - 23, 2017
WCT presented a rehearsed reading of One Act Plays.
Directed by Nathan Flower
The Park by Susan Courtney
Got No Claim by Carol Mark
Missouri Pals by Joe McDonald
The Eyrthrosine Ballad by Pat O'Neill
Featuring the Ensemble of WCT actors:
Rick Apicella, Zack Barela, Missy Flower, Miguel Angel Garcia, Julie Griffin, Kurt Lauer, James Leeper, Roberta Robinson & Jane Valentine.
August 11 - 13, 2017
WCT will present a rehearsed reading of Monologues.
Directed by Bob Rogerson
Over Easy by Natalie Bates, performed by Jim Brownold
Counting Fingers by Linda Bidwell Delaney, performed by Lynne Marcus
Sylvie's Song by Carol Mark, performed by Tom Lloyd
The Dancing Girl on the 4 Train by Evelyn Mertens, performed by Susan Kay
By Sand or Sea by Pat O'Neill, performed by Rebecca Werner
Alibaster, the Man or the Child by Matt Silver, performed by Pat O'Neill
Inside & Out by Misha Sinclair, performed by Dawn Brown-Berenson
It's Just a Number by Jane Ann Valentine, performed by Rahiem Wilson Morgan
WCT's 2017 Play Reading Series is comprised of three productions that will each run four performances over one weekend. A variety of play genres, such full length, monologues and one acts will be included as part of the company's commitment to develop new works. Each piece will have been developed in WCT workshop labs and will participate in the collaborative dramaturgy process. Audience feedback during each of the talk-back performances will facilitate further development of the work.