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PLAYWRIGHTS FOUNDATION and the NATIONAL CENTER FOR NEW PLAYS AT STANFORD 10th Anniversary Rough Readings Series

Erin Bregmanon’s The Lady Onstage, Readings March 9 & 10
Monday, March 9, 7:30pm at ROBLE HALL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY.
Tuesday, March 10, 7pm at TIDES THEATRE, SAN FRANCISCO,
533 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Playwrights Foundation and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford present the Winter/Spring Rough Readings Series, the 10th annual monthly developmental showcase of brand new work in its early draft form. Bringing playwrights and theatergoers together in an intimate setting each month to showcase work that is still at a very early stage of development. Playwrights Foundation Artistic Director Amy Mueller remarks, “The Rough Readings Series has been an important springboard for so many powerful projects. Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop got one of its very early readings on the series, for example. It’s a place where the writers can work out something difficult, but crucially important.”

March features a reading of The Lady Onstage, by Erin Bregmanon:
Monday, March 9, 7:30pm at ROBLE HALL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY. &
Tuesday, March 10, 7pm at TIDES THEATRE, SAN FRANCISCO, 533 Sutter Street, San Francisco,

In The Lady Onstage playwright Erin Bregmanon takes us into the psyche Olga Knipper, leading actress of the Moscow Art Theater in Chekhov’s day, and gives us an inside perspective on the radical choices artists make in the name of Art and Love at the moment when theater changed forever.

Playwright Erin Bregman’s work has been produced by Just Theater, Playground, and Washington DC Source Festival. She has been a finalist for the Princess Grace award and the Global Age Project and was a nominee for the Pony Fellowship in 2009. Her work has been developed around the country, including the Bay Area Playwrights Festival and Playground. She is currently a company member of 2by4, PlayGround, and 6NewPlays, and the recipient of a grant from the SF Arts Commission for a musical collaboration with composer Alex Stein. She is an alumnae of Playwrights Foundation’s Resident Playwrights Initiative. Her play A Bid to Save the World was featured in the 2013 Rough Reading series and has gone on to be produced at the Washington DC Source Festival in 2014.

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