FIRST DRAFT NEW SEASON 2015/16

Labor Day Kick-Off 

The FIRST DRAFT Reading Series will kick off its 2015/16 season with a brand new play from FD's Inaugural Playwright-in-Residence, Richard C. Washer, at the 14th Annual Page-to-Stage Festival over Labor Day weekend at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  Click here to see next season's roster of exciting new works for the stage.

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FIRST DRAFT GOES HOLLYWOOD

New Play Debuts This Summer

FIRST DRAFT'S producing arm THE ROSE THEATRE teams up with LA's DIVERGENT THEATRE this summer to present "Saint Mel", Chris Stezin's hilarious dark comedy about the price of fame at The Hollywood Fringe Festival. Developed through the FIRST DRAFT Reading Series, this workshop production features acclaimed Helen Hayes award-winners Christopher Lane and Jennifer Mendenhall alongside NCDA alumnus Dustin Loomis.

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Word Driven.  Audience Tested.

Photo Credit: Keith Bridges Media

Actors Sun King Davis, Allyson Currin, Liz Mamana, Chris Stezin and Megan Graves (left to right)

Photo Credit: Keith Bridges Media

FIRST DRAFT JOINS THE WOMEN'S VOICES THEATER FESTIVAL

New Play Commission

FIRST DRAFT is pleased to be participating in the 2015 Women's Voices Theater Festival through a new play commission from THE ROSE THEATRE CO. "Stolen Beauty" by Leslie Kobylinski will be presented as part of the festival at multiple venues next Fall.  The WVTF is a celebration of women playwrights and the vibrant theater arts scene in the DC metro area.

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