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New Works Lab

2015/16 Readings

Musical Theater reading: Days Like Today
Book by Laura Eason, music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler
Inspired by the work of Charles L. Mee
Directed by Sam Pinkleton
September 13–16, 2015

The Profane
By Zayd Dohrn
Directed by David Schwimmer
September 17, 2015

I Will Be Gone
By Erin Courtney
Directed by Kip Fagan
September 21, 2015

The Only Girl in the Hot Tub
By Ariel Stess
Directed by Kip Fagan
September 28–30, 2015

SuperLab: Going Out and Coming Back
By Alexander Borinsky
Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll
October 5–9, 2015

SuperLab: The Apocryphal Tragedy of King Michael
By Eric John Meyer
Directed by Robert O’Hara
October 26–30, 2015

Indian Summer
By Gregory S. Moss
Directed by Carolyn Cantor
November 4, 2015

SuperLab: One of the Women
By Mary Elizabeth Hamilton
Directed by Danya Taymor
November 9–13, 2015

Musical Theater reading: String
Book by Sarah Hammond, music and lyrics by Adam Gwon
Directed by Lisa Peterson
November 2–22, 2015

The Storytellers*
By Ann Marie Healy
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
November 30–December 4, 2015

Familiar
By Danai Gurira
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
December 11, 2015

Rancho Viejo*
By Dan LeFranc
Directed by Daniel Aukin
December 15 and 18, 2015

Writer Army
in residence at Playwrights Horizons
January 3–10, 2016

Musical Theater reading: In the Corner of Your Mind* 
(formerly Saturday Night at the Estate)
Book by Keith Glover
Music by Josh Schmidt
Lyrics by Keith Glover and Josh Schmidt
January 18–29, 2016

The Experiment*
By Lisa Kron
Directed by Leigh Silverman
January 20–29, 2016

SuperLab: Cute Activist
By Milo Cramer
Directed by Morgan Green
February 1–5, 2016

The Orphan's Club
By Sofia Alvarez
Directed by Oliver Butler
February 24–26, 2016

The Last Tiger in Haiti
By Jeff Augustin
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
March 7–11, 2016

Musical Theater reading: Bella: An American Tall Tale
By Kirsten Childs
Directed by Robert O'Hara
March 14–18, 2016

Nostalgia is a Mild Form of Grief
By Jerry Lieblich
Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
March 22–25, 2016

American Boobs*
By Jenny Schwartz
Directed by Anne Kauffman
March 23–April 1, 2016

Rancho Viejo*
By Dan LeFranc
Directed by Daniel Aukin
April 18, 2016

SuperLab: Flood City
By Gabrielle Reisman
Directed by Will Davis
April 15–20, 2016

pen/man/ship
By Christina Anderson
Directed by Lucie Tiberghien
May 2, 2016

Men on Boats
By Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Will Davis
May 10–11, 2016

Writer Army
in residence at Playwrights Horizons
June 6–12, 2016

Rancho Viejo*
By Dan LeFranc
Directed by Daniel Aukin
June 22–24, 26–27, 2016

* denotes Playwrights Horizons commission

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