July 7 - August 18 | The Clark Auditorium (225 South St)
WTF’s Fridays@3 reading series is a renowned program for the development and discovery of new work! Many Festival productions started as Fridays@3 readings, including this season’s Where Storms are Born and Actually. Spend the afternoon up close and personal with a play in development, read by brilliant actors! All Fridays@3 readings take place at The Clark Auditorium (225 South St).
JUL 7: BLUE SKIES PROCESS
by Abe Koogler
featuring Christopher Cassarino, Marcia Debonis, Sheria Irving, Danny Pudi, and Bernard White
Three employees must brainstorm their way to success at a startup while navigating office politics and water cooler alliances.
JUL 14: THE FIT
by Carey Perloff
directed by Davis McCallum
featuring Ching Valdes-Aran, Jane Kaczmarek, Nadine Malouf, Bill Pullman, and Johnny Wu
Sakina struggles to find her place in the “boys’ club” at a venture capital firm, pinning her hopes on a bold, new idea.
JUL 21: NOURA
WTF’s 2017 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award winner
by Heather Raffo (WTF’s 2017 Jay Harris Commission recipient)
featuring Dahlia Agama, Fajer Kaisi, Hudson Loverro, Omar Metwally and Heather Raffo
An Iraqi immigrant living in America makes the complicated decision to welcome a young refugee into her home.
JUL 28: SEARED
by Theresa Rebeck
directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel
featuring Michael Esper, Chris Myers, and Steven Pasquale
Facing mounting pressure to expand his restaurant, a passionate chef clamors to keep his cuisine on point.
AUG 4: LEMPICKA
music by Matt Gould
book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer
directed by Rachel Chavkin
featuring Melody Butiu, Robert Cuccioli, Carmen Cusack, Cynthia Erivo, Mykal Kilgore, Steven Pasquale, Jessica Phillips, David Pittu, Michael McCorry Rose, and Carla R. Stewart
Fleeing a violent revolution in Russia, Tamara Lempicka starts a new life in Paris alongside the two great loves of her life.
AUG 11: OVERJOYED
by Ethan Lipton
directed by Oliver Butler
featuring Carson Elrod, Jerry Lacy, April Matthis, Leslie Odom, Jr., Darren Pettie, and Judith Roberts
Stacey is a new mom. Stacey likes to take her baby to the park. Stacey is 93 years old.
AUG 18: SCREENPLAY BY STALIN
by Tom Fontana
directed by Laura Savia
featuring Michael Cerveris, Lora Lee Gayer, Austin Pendelton, and Dean Winters
Vasilij and Fyodor have been hired for a very important project; they just need a little more time — and vodka — to complete it.
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