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  • TRU Voices/No Entry (pay what you can to help us get through the current health crisis)
    June 17, 2020
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Disbelief – TRU Voices play reading

OUR FIRST VIRTUAL READING SERIES! A benefit to help us make up for losses during COVID-19.
Reserve and we will send you a Zoom link for the reading.

Wednesday afternoon June 17, 2:30pm EDT
Disbelief, A Cassandra Play by Garret Jon Groenveld
Presented by Molly Morris
Directed by Jess Cummings

with Marija Abney, Ceasar F. Barajas, Catherine LeFrere, Gerrard Lobo, Alfredo Narciso  

The story of Apollo’s gift to Cassandra, a request of unreasonable love made by a God, and a person of faith who cannot comply with the demands the faith puts upon them. Her struggle with her faith, being believed and her sense of duty - a timely look at The Oresteia with a #metoo twist. 

"Dollars and Sense" talkback featuring Patrick Blake, producer (The 39 Steps, Bedlam Theatre's Hamlet/St. Joan, My Life Is a Musical, Play Dead, The Exonerated), founding artistic director of Rhymes Over Beats Hip Hop Theater Collective; Martin Platt, producer-general manager Perry Street Productions (The Woman in Black, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike, Dames at Sea on Broadway, In the Continuum, an oak tree); Jana Robbins, producer (Company current revival, Yiddish Fiddler on the RoofLittle WomenRagtime revival); Ron Simon, 3-time Tony Award winning producer (Jitney revival, A Gentleman's GuideVanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike);  Frank Zuback, producer (An American Soldier, Roof of the World).

2020 annual series of new plays by TRU writers produced by TRU producers, followed by our "Dollars and Sense" panels on producing featuring prominent commercial producers, artistic directors and general managers.

Tickets are free, but this year's series is a fundraiser to help us compensate for lost revenue during the COVID-19 quarantine. Please consider making a donation.

We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions:

ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION
AMERICAN GUILD OF MUSICAL ARTISTS
AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS
SAG-AFTRA

through Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear on this program.

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