Up and coming playwrights are getting a chance to shine this month.

Quick facts

Actor’s Express presents Virtual Threshold, a lineup of new play readings by writers eager to make a mark on the national scene. Now playing through June 13th, these online readings will take place every Sunday night. “Join us online and experience why Actor’s Express is one of the leading champions of contemporary playwriting in America,” the company said in a statement.

About the Readings

Sunday, May 16 – 7:00 pm

Either You Got it or You Don’t by Kayla Parker
What do six strangers all have in common? A holding cell. Either You Got it Or You Don’t dives into what happens to these six strangers in the same holding cell.

Mixed Up by Anja Lee
Everybody is talking about Black and White, but what about those of us who are both? Mixed Up is an autobiographical multimedia play of Anja Lee’s experience as a Black Woman, a White Woman, and everything in between.

Post-Apocalyptic Beer Fest by Hank Kimmel
What exactly are we doing for the generation after us? Post-Apocalyptic Beer Fest answers these questions in a Jewish parable about saving the environment.

Sunday, June 13 – 7:00 pm
Momma by Quinn Xavier Hernandez
Motherhood is the furthest thing from Evelyn’s mind, while Karen has always wanted to be a mom. An unexpected pregnancy propels the two women on a collision course with each other.

Sunday, June 27 – 7:00 pm
walls by Sofia Palmero
Lola moves into an apartment with her boyfriend that shares a wall with Cecily and Mya, the two women who live next door. When Lola begins looking in on the troubled Mya, the two find themselves drawn to each other in an intense and complicated bond.

About those tickets…

The readings are free with registration required for viewing (click here to register). A streaming link will be emailed to registered patrons on the day of the performance.

Visit Actors-Express.com for more information.

About Sally Henry Fuller

A theatre aficionado with a passion for telling people's stories, Sally Henry Fuller is a performing arts journalist. She has had the privilege of interviewing both local theatre professionals and multi-award-winning celebrities including Carol Burnett, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Josh Gad, and Taylor Hicks. With theatre journalism experience since 2011, her work has also been featured on BroadwayWorld.com, the Huffington Post, and the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival.

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