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The Ladder Series
The Creek and The Cave
Long Island City, NY
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The Ladder Series
The Ladder Series is The Platform Group's staged reading series, aimed at getting plays to the next rung. Over 100 new plays were submitted to us from playwrights all over the country. We are staging 10 of them July through October. There will be a talk back with the playwright and creative team after each reading.

7/15 Long-Distance Drunk by Corey Pajka (Animaloopidy) directed by Gamaliel Valle (Van Lier Directing Fellow)

7/22 The Bust Test by David Meyers (Former White House published author on foreign policy) directed by Reginald Douglas (Artistic Director of The Planet Connections Festival, Assistant Director Broadway We Live Here)

7/29 The Perfect Bride by Joshua A. Kashinsky (Lipkin Prize, Corwin Award) directed by Shannon Cameron (Assistant Director Broadway Streetcar Named Desire)

8/19 Size Matters by Bruce Post (John Gassner Playwriting Award) directed by Dina Epshteyn (Lubbock or Leave it)

8/26 The Confession by Will Arbery (A BURIAL, PAULA & STROM) directed by Ilana Becker (Assistant Director Broadway, Reasons to be Pretty)

9/9 Jessie & Sam (or Sam & Jessie): A Totally Absurd Love Story by Stephanie Swirsky (Kirstie McDonald Mori Emerging Playwright Award Winner) directed by Heather Cohn

9/16 Wish Play by Kato McNickle (Clauder Award recipient and multiple-year O'Neill National Conference finalist) directed by Lillian Meredith (O'Neill Young Playwrights Festival)

9/23 Donkey by John Patrick Bray (NEA and the Acadiana Center for the Arts Grant recipient) directed by Dan Horrigan

9/30 Zombie Love by Laurence Klavan (Drama Desk nominee for Bed and Sofa) directed by Melissa Crespo (Second Stage Assistant Director Everyday Rapture, Some Men)

The Creek and Cave
10-93 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101

1pm shows

*Day of tickets will be by Standby

7 train to Vernon/Jackson (1 stop past Grand Central!)

G train to 21st/Ely Ave


E/M train to 21st st./Court Sq.

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The Creek and The Cave (View)
10-93 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
United States

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Arts > Literary
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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