Let's Get Ready Together
Fantasy. Anxiety. Pabst Blue Ribbon. Three 18-year-old girls start college. They say goodbye to their moms. When a hate crime happens in the campus dining hall, each of them must ask: what does it mean to belong or not belong in this friend group, and by extension in this school, and by extension in America?
Lizzie Stern (playwright) is a playwright and dramaturg in New York. Her plays include Dont make yourself crazy (Two Headed Rep), a new adaptation of The Cherry Orchard (New Brooklyn Theatre, Istanbul), Get Life, Homegoing, and several others produced or developed at The Tank, Vassar Powerhouse, and Williams College. As a dramaturg, Lizzie has helped develop many new plays, including the New York premiere of Lynn Nottages Las Meninas (New Brooklyn Theatre, Irondale). She studied Theater, English and Middle Eastern Studies at Williams College. She works at Playwrights Horizons.
Lily Riopelle (director) Recent directing: Lysistrata, Don't Make Yourself Crazy, and Electra (Two Headed Rep), plus readings and short plays at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, EST/Youngblood, The Tank, and Pete's Candy Store. Recent assisting at Encores and Williamstown. Lily is a founder and co-artistic director of Two Headed Rep, a company that produces new and canonical plays side by side. She studied Theatre and Computer Science at Williams College, and is an alumna of the National Theatre Institute's Advanced Directing Program.
This show is being produced as part of The Tank's annual LadyFest 2017!
For more information about LadyFest 2017, visit: http://thetanknyc.org/series/lady_fest_2017/
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