January 22
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SCRIPT IN HAND
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Hear some incredible scripts come to life for just $20 per ticket!

The Script in Hand Playreading Series is curated by Anne Keefe, Playhouse Associate Artist.  She co-directed with Joanne Woodward the Playhouse production of David Copperfield, directed readings of And Then There Were None, Harvey, Bedroom Farce and A Song at Twilight, and appeared in A Holiday Garland and a reading of Arsenic and Old Lace.  She is a former Westport Country Playhouse Artistic Director.
 


| The Supporting Cast, by George Furth
Monday, February 6
at 7:00 pm



The wife of a successful author has written a book about friends who are spouses of celebrities and what it is like to be married to Somebody Famous. She has invited them to her house on the beach at Malibu to let them read advance copies – and to break the news to them gently that they are depicted warts and all. Needless to say, this does not go as planned!


“Terrifically funny” – Variety

"Once again, mining the incredible list of shows done at the Playhouse over the years has turned up gold. Our audiences might have seen this in 1982 or in 1995. Don’t miss this chance to see this funny play!" - From Annie Keefe WCP Associate Artist & Script in Hand Series Curator







| Lobby Hero, by Kenneth Lonergan
Monday, March 13
at 7:00pm



When Jeff, a luckless young security guard, is drawn into a local murder investigation, loyalties are strained to the breaking point. As Jeff’s tightly wound supervisor is called to bear witness against his troubled brother, and an attractive rookie cop finds she must stand up to her seasoned partner, truth becomes elusive and justice proves costly.

"A masterpiece. The best drama, the best comedy and the best romance of the year, all rolled into one.” – Time Out.

"Kenneth Lonergan’s work has always intrigued me. He is a consummate screen writer and a wonderful playwright. His recent film “Manchester by the Sea” reminded me that I should reacquaint myself with his plays." - From Annie Keefe WCP Associate Artist & Script in Hand Series Curator 







| Lunch Hour, by Jean Kerr
Monday, April 24
at 7:00pm



Oliver and Carrie discover that their spouses are having an affair. They counter by inventing an affair of their own. He, ironically, is a marriage counsellor and a bit of a stick while his wife is a real go-getter who easily juggles husband and lover. Carrie is a kook, married to a very rich man. Hilarity ensues.


“Civilized, charming, stylish…Very warm and most amusing…Delicately interweaves laughter and romance.” - The New York Times

"I was remembering what fun we had with our Script in Hand reading of Jean Kerr’s MARY, MARY a couple of years ago and went searching for other plays by Ms. Kerr. LUNCH HOUR has a similar warmth and charm, and I’m sure our audience will love it.." - From Annie Keefe WCP Associate Artist & Script in Hand Series Curator




SPECIAL THANKS
Script-in-Hand Playreading Series Sponsors
Michele & Mark Flaster

Script-in-Hand Playreading Series Partners
Ann Sheffer & Bill Scheffler

Script-in-Hand Playreading Series Corporate Sponsor











The series is supported in part by the White Barn Program of the Lucille Lortel Foundation.


Script in Hand Header Photo: Maria Tucci, Matthew Amendt, David Margulies, Lenny Wolpe, Nicole Lowrance, Frances Sternhagen in Over the River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro. Photo by Dave Matlow.