1st Drafts and Bagels

no reservations -- just show up

$5 suggested donation at door

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Join us for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative process of making a new play.

​1st Drafts and Bagels brings together playwrights, directors, performers, and you to hear and talk about new short plays (or pieces of longer plays).

We're requiring all audience members to be fully vaccinated and to wear face masks in Firehouse

 

Sat Feb 19 12n

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

by Ronan Carr

Directed by Nathaniel Shaw

Readers: David Bridgewater, Katie McCall

The day they've planned for years has arrived. Married couple Molly and Dommo are about to leave their barber shop in Derry, Ireland for a trip to Milan, Italy to see "The Barber of Seville" and then fulfill a longstanding appointment.

Sat March 19 12n

​PIERRE; OR THE STORY OF PIERRE KIRILLOVICH BEZUKHOV, A MAJOR CHARACTER IN LEO TOLSTOY’S EPIC NOVEL WAR AND PEACE, AND HIS SEARCH FOR ENLIGHTENMENT AND HAPPINESS IN EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIA AND HIS SUBSEQUENT DISCOVERY THAT EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIA IS NOT A VERY GOOD TIME AND PLACE IN HUMAN HISTORY TO FIND SUCH PARAGONS OF HUMAN EXISTENCE; OR PIERRE
by Neal Gallini-Burdick

Directed by Robert Morris

Readers: TBA

Ever heard of Russian author Leo Tolsty's novel WAR AND PEACE? Sounds boring right? Stuffy? Old? Lame AF? NOT THIS TIME! This time it's lit! PIERRE is a comedic adaption of the story of the book's central character Pierre Bezukhov told by three actors and a couple of chairs.

Sat May 7 12n

MEMORY, LIKE THE ROSES
by John Porter

Directed by Joel Bassin
Readers: TBA

A young couple has moved into the husband's childhood home after the death of his mother. Plans to redecorate and start their own family stir up some very vivid memories.

 

 

1st Drafts and Bagels is made possible through the generosity of Gina Maria McKenzie

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