Partial Comfort presents 8th Annual
WELCOME MAT READING SERIES
April 16 - May 7 at Atlantic Theater Company’s Studio Theater
Partial Comfort Productions will present its 8th annual WELCOME MAT
READING SERIES of new plays. The four-week series will be staged at Atlantic Theater
Company’s Studio Theater (330 W 16th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues) beginning April 16. Admission is free. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis with no advance reservation required.
The schedule for the WELCOME MAT READING SERIES is:
Monday, April 16 @ 7:30 pm
Written by Nick Jones (The Coward, Jollyship the Whiz-Bang, and The Nosemaker's Apprentice with Rachel Shukert). Directed by Lila Neugebauer (The Aliens - West Coast Premiere, SF Playhouse), Nick Jones' Grizzly at Joe's Pub).
Monday, April 23 @ 7:30 pm
THE OLD MASTERS
Written by Sam Marks (The Old Masters--Steppenwolf's First Look, The Joke--Studio Dante, Nelson--Partial Comfort). Directed by Daniel Aukin (4000 Miles at Lincoln Center, The Ugly One at Soho Rep and THIS at Center Theatre Group).
Sunday, April 29 @ 7:30 pm
Written by Chad Beckim (After., The Maine Play, nami). Directed by Davis McCallum (A Bright New Boise - Drama Desk Nominations for Best Play and Best Director; Upcoming: February House at Public Theater and Sam Hunter’s The Whale at Playwrights Horizons.)
Monday, May 7 @ 7:30 pm
THE MORNING THE SUN FELL DOWN
Written by Jonathan Caren (The Recommendation - Old Globe; 2011-12 Dramatist Guild Fellow, The 2011 New York Stage and Film Founder’s Award Winner; Most Outstanding Play, 2007 New York Fringe Fest for Catch the Fish.) Directed by Mia Rovegno (We Play For The Gods at The Women’s Project; Burnt Umber by Erik Ehn at LaMaMa); Underland by Alexandra Collier (The New Ohio).
Partial Comfort Productions is a collaborative ensemble devoted to the development and presentation of original new theater. The company was co-founded in 2002 by Chad Beckim and Molly Pearson. Past productions include Samuel D. Hunter’s A Bright New Boise (Best of 2010, New York Magazine), Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved (Best of 2009, Time Out New
York), a quartet of acclaimed works by Beckim (After., nami, The Maine Play and ...a matter of choice), Ross Maxwell’s Open House (Best Ensemble Award winner at FringeNYC 2006); Craft and Nelson by Sam Marks; Kidstuff by Edith Freni, Booty Candy by Robert O’Hara; and Play by OHara, Chay Yew, Kia Corthron, Eddie Sanchez, Keith Adkins and Tracey Scott Wilson. For more information visit www.partialcomfort.org.