Wine and Reading Playwright Series

 

Original Plays by Atlanta Writers:

Second Sundays at 2:00 PM

 

May 12th
Lee OsorioAlliance Theatre Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab

The Modern Prometheus

 

June 9th
Edith FreniActor’s Express Threshold New Play Festival

The Rights of Men

 

July 14th
Mark KendallAlliance Theatre

The Magic Negro

 

August 11th
Danielle DeadwylerSynchronicity Theatre’s Stripped Bare

The Ood

 

September 15th
Margaret Baldwin, 7 Stages

The Followers

 

October 13th
Lee NowellSynchronicity Theatre

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

 

The Dunwoody Nature Center is partnering with Found Stages to present a six-month “Wine & Reading Playwright Series” of new plays by nationally known playwrights who call Atlanta home.

This annual series will run at 2:00 PM on the Second Sunday of each month from May through October in our beautiful glass-enclosed North Woods Pavilion. Admission includes a meet-and-greet with the featured playwright at a reception with wine and refreshments before and after a reading of their play by Atlanta’s most talented professional actors.

Purchase Tickets Here

Up Next:
Faith by Lee Osorio
Sunday, May 12th at 2:00pm

About the Play:
After Faith’s mother dies, she spirals emotionally. It seems like nothing will change her mundane life working in an Ingles’ deli.  Then Theo arrives in the small, Southern town and offers hope, but when Faith discovers a secret about him, she must decide how much she is willing to sacrifice for love.

About the Playwright:
Lee Osorio is an actor, teaching artist, and playwright based in Atlanta.  Lee’s one-act play Faith was a finalist for the Latinx Theatre Commons 2018 Carnaval and received a staged reading through the Essential Theatre Festival in 2018.  His play The Modern Prometheus was developed through Round 4 of the Alliance Theatre Reiser Artists Lab.  Lee received an Idea Capital Grant to fund research for The Walls We Build, later titled Happily Ever After in Lumpkin, GAThe Walls We Build received a staged reading at the A.M.F.M. Festival hosted by Art on the Beltline and has been accepted into Round 6 of the Reiser Lab. Lee is the 2016 winner of Brown/Trinity’s David Wickham Memorial Award for Playwriting.