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THE HOTEL PLAY

03/31/2017 - 04/16/2017

An immersive, site-specific experience. Enter each room at your own risk.

New Pages Lab Reading Series

New writing from new plays,
presented for the first time, fresh off the page.

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Next Reading

IRON TONGUES: The Flight of Emina and Zubaida

by:Aja Houston

Modern-day adaptation of the Polish play THE SARAGOSSA MANUSCRIPT. A presentation in partnership with The Adam Mickiewicz Institute and USC School of Dramatic Arts.

IRON TONGUES: Convergence Zone

by:John Allis

Modern-day adaptation of the Polish play THE WEDDING. A presentation in partnership with The Adam Mickiewicz Institute and USC School of Dramatic Arts.

IRON TONGUES Play #3 (TBA)

by:Inda Craig-Galván

Modern-day adaptation of the Polish play DANTON'S CASE. A presentation in partnership with The Adam Mickiewicz Institute and USC School of Dramatic Arts.

THE WALL AND THE DINOSAUR

by:Chelsea Sutton

Part of the Humanitas PlayLA Festival of New Plays

25 X 25

by:Carolyn Almos, Boni J. Alvarez, Daniel Cariaga, Paula Cizmar, Joey Damiano, Bryan Davidson, Larry Fineberg, Gabriel Rivas Gomez, Velina Hasu Houston, Howard Ho, Donald Jolly, Lucy J. Kim, Annette Lee, John Lee, Diane Lefer, West Liang, Jennifer Maisel, Oliver Mayer, Christopher Meeks, Ken Narasaki, Michael Premsrirat, Laurel Ollstein, Henry Ong, Julie Taiwo Oni, Gabriel Rivas Gomez and Ken Roht

In celebration of Playwrights' Arena's 25th Anniversary, 25 local playwrights create 25 new, short plays about Los Angeles, the human language and our emotional roller coaster.

Consider Supporting Playwright's Arena

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PLAY SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

PLAYWRIGHTS’ ARENA accepts unsolicited full-length plays from Los Angeles-based playwrights only and that comply with the company’s mission statement.

We do not accept one-acts (less than 70 minutes long), one-person shows or “kitchen sink” dramas. Please submit the entire script with a cover letter and playwright’s bio using the form below.

As with all theaters, response time will depend on the number of current submissions for review (up to six months).

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