Playwrights Collaborative Holds Two Staged Readings on May 19th & June 9th at The Writer’s Center

Lenny Levy

The Playwrights Collaborative, a group of area playwrights, will be holding two staged readings of plays written by several members. Both will be held at The Writer’s Center located at 4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda, MD.

On Saturday, May 19 at 7:00 pm, there will be the group’s second reading of this season of one-act plays by members of the group including Catherine O’Connor, Lenny Levy and John Sowalsky.

Then on Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 pm, Madam Ambassador – a full length comedy by Duke Ryan will be presented. All of the previous staged readings by the Collaborative have been thoroughly enjoyed by the audiences.

Admission to both events is free.

There is free parking across the street from The Writer’s Center. Refreshments will be served.

A question and answer session will be held after each presentation.

From left, Ben Demers as Scooter Libby and Lenny Levy as Dick Cheney in 'America's Pastime' at 'Sportaculture: The All Stars.' Photo by Anthony Castellano/The Gazette. The piece reimagines Vice President Dick Cheney’s opening pitch at the Nationals Stadium in 2006.


The Writer’s Center’s website.



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