06 January 2016

Dead of Winter Play Readings 2016 Schedule Announced

January 10, 17, 24, 31
5:00 pm

The Tabernacle Theater
551 Fort Washington Ave. (at 185)
NY, NY 10033
**FREE ADMISSION**

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This Sunday, January 10

A Cheating Nirvana

by Anthony Garcia-Copian
directed by David Hilder

When Clem brings home his new girlfriend all hell breaks lose between him, his mother and his gay best friend.

Featuring:
Edwin Matos Jr., Elizabeth Bell, Alvin Keith, Laura Fois, Nikaury Rodriguez

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Sunday, January 17

Hutto

by Rose-Mary Harrington
directed by Mino Lora

The trials and troubles faced by two families held in a notorious detention center for undocumented immigrants.

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Sunday, January 24

“Us/Them: Part I”

The best submissions from UP’s call for plays dealing with issues of race, police abuse, and violence in America.

Rights of Passage

by Michelle T. Johnson

A White cop involved in the shooting of an unarmed Black kid is raked over the coals by the law firm that he hopes will defend him.

Existential Magic Eight Ball

by Jeremy Kehoe

An eloquent hit man gives a no-holds-barred account of his life of violent crime and his last shot at redemption, which may have come too late.

Directed by Jacki Goldhammer

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Sunday, January 31

“Us/Them: Part II”

This is How it Happened

by Anthony D’Juan

After shooting a young unarmed Black man, a White cop takes refuge in the cabin of his best friend, a Black man who has serious doubts about his friend’s real motive.

Mississippi Goddamn

by Aurin Squire

A middle-aged Black couple recall their past civil rights struggles as they now seethe and morn present day police shootings.

Stop/Frisk

by Rich Rubin

A White cop stops a hoody-wearing Black man walking through a white neighborhood. As things escalate the cop realizes that he knew and admired his adversary from high-school. Will duty and prejudice trump respect?

Directed by James Bosley

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