The Shakespeare’s Sister Company is hosting weekly summer play readings from June 18 through Aug. 13 from 6-8 p.m., and the season kicks off June 18 with English playwright Beth Wright’s Vanessa and Virginia It is based on the eponymous novel written by New York Times best selling author Susan Sellers.
Wright’s play premiered in Europe and tells the story of Virginia Woolf and her sister Vanessa Bell. The evening will end with a few scenes from a play written by Shakespeare’s Sister’s, Kris Lundberg, about the love affair between famed artist, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his muse and model, Elizabeth Siddal.
The readings will commence in a Lower East Side sultry venue, the DL, located at 95 Delancey St. (at Ludlow) in the second floor Casino.
For more information, contact Kris Lundberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Shakespeare’s Sister Company website.
Formed in 2008, The Shakespeare’s Sister Company (SSC) is a not-for-profit theater organization supporting women in the arts. It is committed to producing established works and new plays by female authors, as well as by Sir William Shakespeare. Its mission is to address global change through the theater, including workshops with the community and literacy for youth.