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2024 Fridays@3 Reading Series

July 12 - August 2 | THE CLARK AUDITORIUM (225 SOUTH ST)
2024 Season

Advance reservations required. $20 with no processing fee per ticket

New plays by Benjamin Benne, Beth Hyland, Melis Aker, and Sofia Alvarez.

WTF’s Fridays@3 reading series is a renowned program for the development and discovery of new work curated by the Festival’s Artistic Associate, Lianna Rada-Hung. Many Festival productions have started as Fridays@3 readings. Spend the afternoon at The Clark Auditorium with a play in development, directed and performed by industry professionals. All readings take place at 3 PM in the Auditorium at the Clark Art Institute (225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267).

Friday, July 12
at the very bottom of a body of water
Written by Benjamin Benne
Directed by Cat Rodríguez

Marina’s life has a circular routine which, when broken by the disappearance of her fishmonger, sets her off on a surreal quest to confront the grief that’s been holding her captive for years.

Friday, July 19
Written by Beth Hyland

A once-celebrated novelist, grappling with writer’s block, confronts the ghosts of her past, threatening to unravel both her sanity and her artistic vision. SYLVIA SYLVIA SYLVIA is the recipient of WTF’s 2024 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award winner and Hyland is WTF’s 2024 Jay Harris Commission recipient.

A director for SYLVIA SYLVIA SYLVIA will be announced in the coming weeks.

Friday, July 26
Indigo Dreams
Written by Melis Aker
Directed by Kate Whoriskey

Three carpet-weaving women in Turkey are caught between wanting to salvage their dying industry, and an offer to modernize that could have dangerous consequences.

Friday, August 2
Written by Sofia Alvarez
Directed by Portia Krieger

A dark comedy about a newly pregnant woman who realizes that the only way to be a working mom in Corporate America is to kill all of her bosses.

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