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NYM Co-Produces the Gun Control Plays


The Gun Control Theatre Action

is coming to New York!

First presented in DC along with the March for Gun Control and Featured in the Washington Post.

Now Hosted by Chiori Miyagawa, a resident playwright at New Dramatists, where it will be presented as a Pen and Swill Event.

APRIL 29th at 6:30PM  at New Dramatists: 424 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036 (Map) Tickets: Free. RSVP to New Dramatists Pen and

Swill Events at 212-757-6960

This free theatre action will open with remarks by Manhattan Borough Presidential Candidate Julie Menin

Followed by readings and book launch of

24 GUN CONTROL PLAYS  from NoPassport Press. (Available now on

Featuring Plays by Neil LaBute, Jennifer Maisel, Oliver Mayer, Winter Miller,

Chiori Miyagawa, Gary Winter, August Schulenberg, Caridad Svich, Cecilia Copeland, Yvette Heyliger, Amina Henry,

Elaine Avila, Saviana Stanescu, Gab Cody, Zac Kline, Laura Zam, and Lynn Manning.

Directed by John Moletress

Actors Include: Kristen Connolly , Greg Keller, Bhavesh Patel, Noah Galvin, Reyna de Courcy, Jody Chrisopherson, Jocelyn Kuritsky, Craig muMs Grant, Karin Rosnizeck, Sue Jin Song, Yvette Heyliger, Alexis Camins and Laura Zam.

Produced in collaboration between NoPassport, force/collision, New York Madness,  and New York Theatre Review as a Pen and Swill Event Hosted by Chiori Miyagowa a Resident Playwright at New Dramatists.

The New York Theatre Review (blogspot), founded in 2010, is an independent

media outlet for artists by artists created “in the spirit of bringing more

visibility to indie theater”. Since 2010 the blog has garnered over

400,000 hits with following in the US, UK, Eastern

Europe and Unite Arab Emirates. NYTR is a Member Independent Theater

Bloggers Association.

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New York Madness was founded in 2010 by Cecilia Copeland as a company devoted to creating opportunities for emerging playwrights while providing a safe laboratory for others who are more established.

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force/collision was created by theatre director John Moletress for the purpose of bringing together artists of mixed disciplines in order to spark dialogue and create space for the presentation of new work.

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NoPassport theatre alliance and press was founded by playwright Caridad Svich in 2003 and is committed to the advocacy, promotion, production and publication of creative expressions of diversity and difference in theatre and performance.

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