JCTC Play Reading: The Forest

JCTC Play Reading: The Forest

Tue · March 20, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

Merseles Studios

$5.00

JCTC Play Reading: The Forest
JCTC Play Reading: The Forest
Juliet is losing her marriage. Her mother Pam is losing her mind. And there’s a mysterious forest growing in and around their living room. Is it any wonder Juliet starts sleeping with one of her high school students? A play about weird love and what to do when there aren’t any right answers.

Lia Romeo’s plays have been produced at 59E59, Project Y Theatre Company, Unicorn Theatre, HotCity Theatre, Stillwater Theatre, Renegade Theatre Experiment, Forward Flux Productions, New Origins Theatre Company, Jersey City Theater Center, Porch Light Productions, and Xpressions Performing Arts Network, and have been developed at the Lark, San Francisco Playhouse, Abingdon Theatre, Writers Theatre of New Jersey, Orlando Shakes, New Jersey Rep, Kitchen Dog Theatre, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for the American Theatre Critics’ Association’s Steinberg Award for best new play and the New York Innovative Theatre Award for outstanding full-length play. She has been recognized by the O’Neill (finalist), the Heideman Award (finalist), and the Kilroys List (honorable mention). She was the National New Play Network Playwright-in-Residence at Writers Theatre of New Jersey, and she is currently a member of the Project Y Playwrights Group and a company member at InViolet Theater. She is also the associate artistic director at Project Y Theatre Company and the new play coordinator at Jersey City Theater Center. She is the author of a novel, Dating the Devil (BelleBooks), and a humor book, 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About (Abrams Image), which has sold over 35,000 copies worldwide. Her work is published by Playscripts and Smith and Kraus, and she teaches in the graduate creative writing program at Fairleigh Dickinson University. BA: Princeton; MFA: Rutgers.
Venue Information:
Merseles Studios
339 Newark Ave.
Jersey City, NJ, 07302