FREE READING SERIES 2019

FEBRUARY 4, 2019

POLISHED PIECES BY LAURIE SCALF SCOGGINS

THE BLACK BUZZARD, 7:30 PM 1624 Market St, Denver, CO 80202

Twin sisters Amy and Lucy always dreamed they would have kids. We follow both of their stories through trial and error as Amy and her husband Rob try to adopt a child to achieve their goal of having the family they always wanted, while Lucy and her husband Tony struggle to come to terms with finding out if they even can conceive their own child. This story tests relationships between husband and wife, siblings and friends.

MAY 20, 2019

AGON OF THE WEST BY NINA ALICE MILLER

SYNTAX PHYSIC OPERA, 7:00PM 554 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

Meredith is an itinerant college instructor who has reached the age where living contract to contract, small town to small town, is getting old. She is ready for a real place in the world. Could this Western town she has landed in become that place? The “real Westerners,” Meredith’s new boyfriend Jesse and his mother, LaNeve, will have a say in that. All are striving to shape a story of place and belonging. Can the West hold them all?

AUGUST 12, 2019

AMERICAN IN HIDING BY TRACY SHAFFER

THE BLACK BUZZARD, 7:30 PM 1624 Market St, Denver, CO 80202

This timely tale explores what happens to our decency when overpowered by darkness and how the decisions of today affect generations to come. The question remains, can the tide be turned?

NOVEMBER 25, 2019

TERRIBLE SECRET HOUR BY JENNY STAFFORD

THE BLACK BUZZARD, 7:30 PM 1624 Market St, Denver, CO 80202

Thirty-five year old Kate is a professor of Ethics, with only one rule for her students--do not lie to her.  However, as Kate and her husband struggle to have a baby, she finds herself in an ethical dilemma of her own. A new play exploring womanhood, motherhood, and the space between right and wrong.