Out of Place & Time, Volume 1, is an anthology of plays by five members of the Women’s Project Playwrights Lab. It's a snapshot of some of the most ambitious work incubating right now in New York and a diverse compilation of plays for directors and actors seeking exciting contemporary work to explore. Featuring a hilarious and biting preface by Theresa Rebeck that challenges the American theater to celebrate and produce its women playwrights, Volume 1 showcases writers that engage our troubled times with wit, passion and daring.
Lynn Rosen’s Back From The Front and Christine Evans’ Weightless both take comic approaches to shattering subjects—respectively, war and the future of a crumbling 21st century Manhattan. Crystal Skillman’s provocative The Vigil or The Guided Cradle interrogates torture across six centuries. Charity Henson-Ballard’s lyrical and sweeping The Quiver of Children and Laura Eason’s tautly focused Rewind each chart the... More > attempt to outwit fate through artful means.< Less