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First Draft is bringing back plays from previous seasons for a second look.  Our 2014/15 "All Grown Up" Reading Series features re-imagined, re-written and re-worked plays from renowned potomac area playwrights. 

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We're developing new plays & serving audiences who love them.  Check out our free reading series, where you can explore, experience and engage in the wonderful world of live theater.  Glad you found us!

"The Sooner Child" by Allyson C. Currin

7:30pm Tuesday, Oct. 7th

@ the Arts Club of Washington

7:30pm Tuesday, Oct. 14th

@ Theater-on-the-run, Arlington

Chris Stezin, First Draft 2014 Playwright-in-Residence

Chris Stezin is a writer and actor who lives in Northern Virginia.  His plays have been produced at Charter Theater - where he served as Associate Artistic Director for ten years - and other local theaters.   He has received commissions from the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, the University of Minnesota and the Guthrie Theater and has twice been nominated for the Helen Hayes/Charles MacArthur Award for outstanding new play in Washington, DC.

Copyright 2014 © www.firstdraft.org. All rights reserved. First Draft is supported in part by Arlington County through the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission for the Arts. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org. First Draft is also made possible by the warmth and generosity of The Share Fund and the Drama Committee of the Arts Club of Washington. First Draft is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization under the fiscal agent The Rose Theatre Company.