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LAByrinth sets free play readings
The LAByrinth Theater Company has announced the selections for its annual Barn Series, a presentation of free play-readings. Running Jan. 22–28 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.), this year’s selections are all written by members of the company. “The work that we’re doing responds to where we are in the world now, in this moment, and our complex, challenging times,” says artistic director John Ortiz. The plays scheduled are Joan by Stephen Belber; Devil of Choice by Maggie Bofill; East of West Town by Cusi Cram; The Dancing Sailor by Bob Glaudini; Oh, Maria by Yetta Gottesman; Untitled by Stephen Adly Guirgis; Nimbus in a Tin Can by Scott Hudson; The Corridor by Brett C. Leonard; Girl in Window by Florencia Lozano; Frederick Douglass and The Fallen Angels by Mel Nieves; Hopping on Rooftops by Paula Pizzi; The Last 24 by Felix Solis; and The Seven Sisters of Socorro Sanchez by Luna Lauren Velez. For more information, visit www.labtheater.org. —Edward Karam