Ma-Yi Preps for Spring LabFest (REVISED)

Ma-Yi Spring LabFestSpring LABFEST 2015 begins in a week and a half! This is your first chance to catch free readings of the newest works from the Writers Lab, the core of new play development at Ma-Yi!ALL READINGS AT:
Ma-Yi Writers Lab Studio
260 West 35th Street, #203
(between 7th & 8th Avenues)ADMISSION IS FREE
To RSVP, please e-mail info[at]ma-yitheatre[dot]org

Rehana Lew Mirza

“Neighborhood Watch”

by Rehana Lew Mirza
A suburban family man, Paul, becomes so convinced that his new neighbor is a terrorist that in his pursuit to uncover the truth, he terrorizes his daughter and neighborhood.
Monday, May 4th @ 7:00PM
Hansol Jung
“Wolf Play”
by Hansol Jung
Directed by Dustin Wills

A Korean boy’s adoptive father un-adopts him and “re-homes” him to a new family. But when this American ex-father discovers the boy’s new parents are a lesbian couple, he does whatever he can to get the boy back.
Tuesday, May 5th @ 7:00PM

Susan Soon He Stanton
by Susan Soon He Stanton
directed by Kip Fagan
In a fictional retelling of Agatha Christie’s real-life disappearance, SEEK imagines the British mystery writer on the Big Island of Hawaii. Burdened by a secret and chased halfway around the world, Agatha’s life begins to resemble the dark stories she imagined.
Thursday, May 7th @ 7:00PM
Catherine Yu
“The Day is Long to End”
by Catherine Yu
directed by Danny Sharron
In the summer hours of a charmed Chelsea flower shop, the lives of the florists intertwine with the lives of the customers.
Sunday, May 10th @ 3:00PM
Sam Chanse
by Sam Chanse
directed by Cat Miller
Tara, a woman in Gujarat, India, has signed up as a gestational surrogate for Denise, another woman over eight thousand miles away in northern California. Tara navigates life at the clinic, and Denise struggles to feel connected, when the two women encounter something for which neither one is prepared.
Monday, May 11th @ 7:00PM


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