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345 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Festivals & Fairs, Performing Arts
A five-week long festival of staged readings featuring the work of the writers in the Playwrights Lab led by Senior Lecturer Ken Urban.
About this event:
THE FOURTH ANNUAL MTA PLAYWRIGHTS LABMIT’S NEW PLAY FESTIVAL (MASKED EDITION)
April 5th @ 8pm
THE CURTAIN by Xochitl Luna (MIT '22)
Directed by Shira MilikowskyElena spends her days in a hospital taking care of her ailing son, befriending the fellow patient behind the curtain. But will this stranger help or hinder her loving care by forcing her to confront her past?
With Nael Nacer, Adrianne Krstansky, Marianna Bassham, Harini Desikan
Reader: Michael Vincent Mandanas
April 12th @ 8pm
HOLD ME (BUT NOT TOO CLOSE) by Alan Zhu (MIT '23)
Directed by Taneisha Duggan
A gay undergraduate befriends a hallmate coming to terms with who they really are. As the lines between friendship and desire blur, the pair must navigate the limits of their personal values…
With Alison Qu, James Wechsler
Reader: Montse Garza
April 19th @ 8pm
EIGHTH ANNUAL by Reed Robinson (MIT '23)
Directed by Shannon SindelarBest friends Sam and Gwyn, the only members of their high school’s Feminist Club, need to make a big statement at this year’s charity musical chairs finale. But to truly win, Sam needs to learn more than a fast shuffle.
April 26th @ 8pm
THE ONLY TWO PEOPLE by Montse Garza (MIT '22)
Directed by Zoë Golub-SassTwo co-workers begin an intense romantic relationship. But when they plunge into the unknown waters of cohabitation, they discover what drew them together might be what tears them apart.
MARCH 29 – APRIL 26, 2022
ALL READINGS @ W97-160 345 VASSAR STREET
Open to the MIT Community and Public
The MTA Playwrights Lab is generously funded by Richard Price Rudy (1968) and Robert Paul Rudy (1937) Memorial Fund.