New American Voices Spring Reading Series
This Spring, New American Voices will present distinct new works by three remarkable writers with unique voices who are helping to shape the future of playwriting in this country:
by Nandita Shenoy
Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 8pm
This charming and insightful character study follows the intersection of six classmates’ lives at their 25th high school reunion in upstate New York. While each returns for different reasons, they all discover that sometimes you really can’t go home again – even if you never left.
June is The First Fall
by Yilong Liu
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm
Inspired by a portrait of Afong Moy, the first female Chinese immigrant to the United States, this play explores love, loss, and the power of our memories. When a breakup brings back a painful past, a Chinese American gay man returns home to Hawaii, where he must confront his sister, his father, and himself about a dark family history that reopens old wounds.
song of summer
by Lauren Yee
Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 8pm
When Robbie goes AWOL on the eve of the biggest concert of his life, his producer tracks the pop star down at his former piano teacher’s home. But what is he in search of and will he find it? A new play about the danger of success and the impossibility of family.
All readings are free of charge, but reservations are strongly encouraged.
For reservations, call our Box Office at 718.760.0064
From left to right: Nadita Shenoy, Yilong Liu, and Lauren Yee
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Call our Box Office at 718.760.0064
Open Tues. to Fri. from 12pm to 6pm.
Queens Theatre is located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, NY.