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Landing Theatre Summer 2013 Events

Landing LogoThe Landing Theatre Company recently released its lineup for the Summer 2013 season, which includes a world premiere production, a play reading series and professional workshops featuring some of the most prominent Houston-area arts leaders.

The Company will premiere Aleks Merilo's "Exit 27" from June 20 to July 6. Anne Quackenbush will direct the play starring Tim Ashby, Jamie Belik, Danny Dyer, Jack Ivy and James Monaghan.

The 2013 New American Voices Play Reading Series, a collaboration with Mildred's Umbrella and Wordsmyth Theater Companies, will feature four plays in four days from June 27 though 30 at 14 PEWS, 800 Aurora Street in the Heights. Admission to the following shows is free.

  • "Off the Map" by Todd Goodlett, of Santa Barbara, California, will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27.
  • "Fray" by Jim Lunsford, of North Hollywood, California, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, June 28.
  • "The Draper's Eye" by Fengar Gael, of New York, New York, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29.
  • "Tango Through the Revolution" by Adam Esquenazi Douglas, of Brooklyn, New York, will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30 .

Also at 14 PEWS, the Company will offer workshops to the arts community from June 27-30. Presenters and panelists include:

  • Kevin Rigdon
  • Jack Young
  • Sam Havens
  • Leslie Swackhamer
  • Linda Flores Olson
  • Jennifer Decker
  • Jason Nodler
  • JJ Johnson
  • Kim Tobin
  • Paul Hope
  • Philip Lehl
  • Justin Doran
  • Willioneita Pittman
  • Robert Shimko
  • Trish Rigdon
  • Carolyn Johnson
  • Lisa Pearson
  • Troy Scheid
  • Thomas Meloncon
  • Brandon Weinbrenner
  • Shyla Ray Hungerfordray

A single workshop is $35, multi-session workshops are $60, and panels are $10.

To learn more about these events and to purchase tickets, visit www.landingtheatre.org

About Landing Theatre Company

The Landing Theatre Company is a professional company in residence at the University of Houston-Downtown. Artistic Director David Rainey created the company in the summer of 2010 to help build bridges between profession and training. The company offers an annual summer festival of plays devoted to American playwriting and stories about the American experience.