Sunshine Series 2009: Epic Theatre Ensemble's play reading festival

Epic Theatre Ensemble has announced the lineup for the fifth annual Sunshine Series 2009, a play reading festival nurturing new political plays, at East 13th Street Theater from 28 May - 16 Jun 2009 All readings are FREE and open to the public. Reservations are required.

Sunshine Series Schedule:

Mahida�S Extra Key To Heaven
by Russell Davis
Directed by Will Pomerantz
Cast: Amir Arison, Roxanna Hope, Michele Pawk and James Wallert.
28 May 7pm

In The Crossing
By Leila Buck
Directed by Shana Gold.
Cast: Leila Buck
4 Jun 3pm

A Night in Seville
A rock-us adaptation of Pierre Corneille�s The Cid
Book, Music and Lyrics by James Wallert
Directed by Ron Russell
Musical Direction by Brian J. Nash
Cast: Shawn Elliott, Suzanne Grodner, Chris Hoch, Rachael Holmes and Jacob Ming-Trent.
8 Jun 7pm, 9 Jun 2pm

Hell & High Water
By Yvette Sirker
Directed by Daniella Topol
Cast: Todd D'Amour, Danyon Davis, Harriett D. Foy, Yvette Ganier, Jordan Mahomes, Nat McIntyre, Vernice Miller, Kate Pozakis and Sarah Simmons.
10 Jun 7pm

Home Front
by Warren Leight
Directed by Evan Yionoulis
Dramaturgy by Len Berkman
Cast: Billy Eugene Jones, Keith Nobbs and Halley Pfeiffer.
11 Jun 7pm

East of Berlin
by Hannah Moscovitch
directed by Sara Botsford
Cast: TBA
14 Jun 3pm

This Side Of Paradise
Book by Nancy Harrow and Will Pomerantz
Music and Lyrics by Nancy Harrow
Directed by Will Pomerantz
Musical Direction by Russ Kassoff
Cast: Stephen Bel Davies, Abe Goldfarb, Michael Sean Lewis, Garret Long, Maureen Mueller and Jenny Powers.
15 Jun 7pm, 16 Jun 2pm

Sunshine Series plays that have gone onto receive full fledged productions include the acclaimed award winning Off-Broadway smash 'No Child� 'by Nilaja Sun, 'Palace of the End' by Judith Thompson, and 'Beauty on the Vine' by Zak Berkman.