This from Phil Sokoloff for Theatre West. Their last shows reviewed here.. are archived. I enjoyed them.
This is a sturdy little professional company. They try new things and this summer looks like some interesting stuff.
LAY READING SERIES AT THEATRE WEST IS FREE TO PUBLIC
The Theatre West Writers’ Series presents rehearsed play readings of new and developing works by the company’s resident writers, utilizing Theatre West actors and directors. The events are free and open to the public. Reservations are not necessary. Readings take place on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. and on Sundays at 7 p.m. Here is the current schedule:
Tuesday, July 13 at 8 p.m.: “Teddy & Twain: Luncheon at the White House.” Written by Frank Denson and Alan Freeman. Directed by Marcia Rodd.
Tuesday, July 20 at 8 p.m.: “Aftershocks.” Written by Doug Haverty. Directed by John Gallogly. Cast: Caitlin Gallogly, Mary Garripoli and Barbara Mallory.
Sunday, July 25 at 7 p.m.: “Bard of Blood.” Written and directed by Lloyd J. Schwartz. Cast: Heather Becker, John Cygan, Yancey Dunham, Daniel Keough, Jack Kutcher, Barbara Mallory, Mary Linda Phillips, Elliot Schwartz.
Tuesday, July 27 at 8 p.m.: “Aftermath.” Written and directed by Chris DiGiovanni.
Sunday, August 1 at 7 p.m.: “A Teachable Moment.” Written by Nalsey Tinberg. Directed by Alan Freeman.
Sunday, August 8 at 7 p.m. : “The Magic String.” Written by Nicole Hoelle.
Tuesday, August 10 at 8 p.m. “Favorable Company: A Trilogy.” Written by Kent Hamilton. Cast: Yancey Dunham, Jason Galloway, David P. Johnson, Elsa Raven, Corinne Shor and Sandra Tucker.
Sunday, August 15 at 7 p.m.: “Beshert.” Written by Julie Daniels.
Tuesday, August 17 at 8 p.m. “Deli Cats.” Written and directed by David P. Johnson Cast: Elizabeth Bradshaw, Maria Kress.
The series is coordinated by Chris DiGiovanni and Doug Haverty. Theatre West executive director: John Gallogly.
Theatre West is located at 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles 90068. Free parking is available in a lot across the street. Phone: (323) 851-7977. Website: www.theatrewest.org