BY HENRY EDWARDS
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, the Off-Broadway theatrical organization devoted to producing diverse and challenging plays that otherwise might not be produced and to fostering the future voices of American theater has announced that the 2012 F*ck!ng Good Plays (festival, III), ten days of new play readings by nine of today’s hottest playwrights, will begin on Saturday, December 1 and continue through Monday, December 10. The festival will be presented at the Rattlestick's Greenwich Village home base.
Playwrights include Lindsey Ferrentino, Diana Stahl, Brian Watkins, Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich, Ken Urban, Jonathan Caren, Johanna Adams, Derek Ahonen, and Lauren Yee. The readings will be directed byJaime Castañda, Melissa Chambers, Brian Roff, Sam Pinkelton, Stephen Brackett, Daniel Goldstein, Heather Cohn, Derek Ahonen, and Jonathan Libman.
The F*ck!ng Good Plays (festival, III) performance schedule is as follows:
December 1: 7pm–Paradise Bar and Grill, by Lindsey Ferrentino, dir. by Jaime Castañda.
December 2: 3pm–Helping People, by Diana Stahl, dir. by Melissa Chambers; 7pm–General Store, by Brian Watkins, dir. by Brian Roff
December 3: 7pm–Sister Sister, by Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich, dir. by Sam Pinkelton.
December 6: 7pm – Nibbler, by Ken Urban, dir. by Stephen Brackett.
December 7: 7pm –Let Me Go, by Jonathan Caren, dir. by Daniel Goldstein
December 9: 3pm –Skinless, by Johanna Adams, dir. by Heather Cohn; 7pm –Like the Fog to the Sun, written and dir.by Derek Ahonen.
December 10: 7pm – Hookman, by Lauren Yee, dir. by Jonathan Libman. The reading will take place at Mr. Dennehy's Bar.
Admission is free.