New American Voices Fall 2018 Series
Queens Theatre's new play development program, New American Voices, presents works by writers who represent Queens' rich cultural diversity.
Twice, Thrice, Frice
By Fouad Teymor
Three Arab-American women are forced to reevaluate their faith and deeply held beliefs when a crisis threatens to destroy their bond of friendship.
These modern Muslim women must draw on their individual inner sources of strength when deeper secrets emerge in this timely new play.
Saturday, Oct. 20 at 8pm*
On the Roof
By Donna Hoke
In 1955, Mitzi operates a cabaret and gay bar in New York City. The patrons of Mitzi's Roof struggle to find themselves in the dangerous and difficult era in the shadow of McCarthyism.
On the Roof is a moving tale of friendship, solidarity and love.
Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8pm*
Theatre For All Short Plays
An evening of fascinating new plays which explore the disability community.
The evening's program features Bits and Pieces by Lacey Alexander, Death Bites by Makena Metz, Hurry Up and Wait by Annalise Cain, Mint Jelly by Kelli Lynn Woodend, Miss Direction by Kyle Anthony Smith, On the Rocks by Jeffrey Neuman, We'd Make Great Babies by Carey Cox, X-Ray Vision at the Motel 9 by Ian August, and Zulee's School Lesson by Carolyn Nur Wistrand.
Through drama and comedy, a broad range of revealing perspectives on the experiences of individuals with various disabilities is brought to vibrant life.
Sunday, Nov. 18 at 6pm* ASL Interpretation/Audio Description
Monday, Nov. 19 at 7pm
*Audience talkbacks follow each reading.
Author photos: Fouad Teymor, left, and Donna Hoke