|DISCOVER NEW PLAYS AT ABINGDON!
Join us for an upcoming
Thursday, January 22 at 2pm
by James McLindon
Poor but brilliant, Tracy needs straight A’s to get into a top law school so she can be a lawyer for the poor. With the economic odds stacked against her, she rationalizes her job writing terms papers for wealthy students, including Roy, a lazy hockey player, and Margaret, a brilliant Chinese student who has not yet mastered English. So why is she having so much trouble sticking to the program?
Thursday, January 29 at 2pm
THE OTHER GENIUS
Jameson has adored Fiona since he was a small boy and Fiona was his live-in au pair. But Fiona is in love with David, Jameson’s famous and wealthy father. Everyone considers David a genius and a wonderful man, but Jameson knows his father is cruel and a liar. Jameson must somehow expose his father and save Fiona, but how do you defeat a genius without becoming a genius yourself?
Thursday, February 12 at 2pm
THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW
by Doug DeVita
Troubled-yet-talented advertising art director Kyle struggles to find himself amid the inner turmoil of his work environment with the help of an unlikely ally: copywriter Dodo, a living legend from the “Mad Men” era. Set within the halls of a storied ad agency, The Fierce Urgency of Now exposes the precarious nature of power and the limitations that come with the stereotypes we place both on others and ourselves.
Thursday, February 19 at 2pm
THE FAMILY STEERING COMMITTEE
by Steve Karp
The Family Steering Committee is about a group of people who all lost loved ones on September 11, 2001. The group demands a national investigation into the 9/11 attack at a time when such an investigation was opposed by the American government. While the play is based on real events, it is a thoroughly imagined presentation that resonates with historical relevance.
All Readings are FREE and open to the public in the
Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 W. 36th Street, 1st Fl).
No Reservations Required.