6 @ 7, MTC's reading series at New York City Center Stage II
Manhattan Theatre Club announce the 2006 lineup for the 6 @ 7 reading series. 6 @ 7 presents six new works in development from the 10 Apr - 22 May. Each reading begins at 7pm at New York City Center Stage II.
Previous plays that have been developed in the 6 @ 7 series and then produced on MTCï¿½s stages include the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Proof' by David Auburn, 'Fuddy Meers' by David Lindsay-Abaire, 'Between Us' by Joe Hortua and Based on a Totally True Story by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa; which is currently playing at New York City Center Stage II.
The 6 @ 7 readins are of:
Playwrite: Shelagh Stephenson
Director: Lou Jacob
Synopsis: In the 1950ï¿½s, a blacklisted screenwriter confronts scientist Robert Oppenheimer, with whom she has a shared past. A noirish tale of Hollywood, espionage, and the Manhattan Project.
- The Girl In The Frame
Book, music & Kyrics: Jeremy Desmon
Director: Jeremy Dobrish
Synopsis: A tiny New York apartment gets even smaller as a young couple's wildest fantasies burst to life. A hunky fireman, a tuxedo-clad super-spy and the seductive 'girl next door' turn one couple's cold feet into a fun and sexy parable of modern love.
- Good Boys And True
Playwrite: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Director: Michael Bush
Synopsis: Brandon Hardy is the kind of young man that makes St. Joeï¿½s Preparatory School proud. But when heï¿½s implicated in a scandal that threatens to destroy his future, his mother must sort fact from fiction and try to pick up the pieces.
Playwrite: Naomi Iizuka
Director: Daniel Aukin
Synopsis: In modern-day Los Angeles, life is one big eruption waiting to happen. People collide and tensions explode in this bracing look at multi-cultural L.A.
- Men Of Tortuga
Playwrite: Jason Wells
Director: Lynne Meadow
Synopsis: Negotiation, conspiracy, and assassination: four power-brokers will stop at nothing to wreck a historic meeting. But when one of them takes a young idealist under his wing, his long-dormant conscience begins to reawaken.
- The Little Flower Of East Orange
Playwrite: Stephen Adly Guirgis
Director: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Synopsis: In a Manhattan charity hospital, an unidentified woman floats in and out of consciousness. In prison, her son tries to figure out how she got there.
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