Murder on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Following in the footsteps of previous “Play-A-Role” readings of The Mousetrap and And Then There Were None, this year you will voyage down the Nile with your hosts Susan and John Nehra in a reading of Murder on the Nile. Meet a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. Can you solve the mystery of a shocking and brutal murder?
Pride and Prejudice
Can you be the next Colin Firth? Now is your chance to become the famous Elizabeth and Darcy and find out if they'll be able to look past their pride and prejudice to find their perfect match. Board Member Jean Brune will be your host as you enter the world of Jane Austen.
Almost, Maine by John Cariani
You’re invited to go on a journey to Almost, Maine with avid theatergoer Toni Krometis and her husband, Evan. Playful and surreal experiences are commonplace in this mythical town. Discover the life-altering power of the human heart on this one deeply cold and magical midwinter night.
The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry
Does Tracy Lord belong on a pedestal? Join Board Member Betsy Nelson and her husband, David, as they explore this witty and sophisticated romantic play, which served as the basis for the classic Hollywood film starring Katherine Hepburn as Tracy.
Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward
Now is your chance to play a role in this classic comedy gem from well beyond the grave! Join Resident Company Member Beth Hylton, who appeared in Everyman’s 2015 production of the show, in a spirited reading that is sure to leave you laughing!
An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley
The ultimate detective story, An Inspector Calls is a gripping psychological thriller that is the perfect blend between Downton Abbey and Sherlock Holmes. Resident Company Member Bruce Nelson, who was featured in Everyman’s 2015 production of the play, will be your guide through the twists, turns, and gasps of this mysterious tale.
Going to a Place Where You Already Are by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Megan Anderson
Cocktails: 6 pm | Reading: 7 pm
From Bekah Brunstetter (2017-2018 Salon Series' The Cake, "This is Us" and "American Gods"), Going to a Place... dances with one of the biggest questions that taunts humankind: Is there really life after death? With humor, wit, fantasy and an intimate familial journey, Brunstetter looks at beginnings, endings—and an enigmatic angel.
Man of God by Anna Moench, directed by Deborah Hazlett
For four Korean girls, betrayal from a trusted religious caregiver takes them on a journey of a deeper kind. As they face the earnest truth of their situation the women confront bigger truths about themselves, their pasts, and each other in this funny feminist thriller. Through a realistic and fantastical journey, Baltimore native Anna Moench asks in the face of the unanswerable: what does it look like to be courageous and empowered?
Jump by Charly Evon Simpson, directed by Dawn Ursula
This funny, heartbreaking and tender play finds sisters Fay and Judy caught in a spiritual exploration of their past as they help their father pack up their childhood home. Emerging writer, Charly Evon Simpson takes us on a journey where lights flicker, things fall from the sky, and lost souls find solace on a bridge.
What's Next?: New Works in Progress from Caleen Sinnette Jennings, directed by Paige Hernandez
Enjoy a rare and exclusive glimpse into a playwright’s process with Caleen Sinnette Jennings, the playwright of the upcoming premiere of Everyman’s Queens Girl repertory. Be the first to hear excerpts from new plays by the critically acclaimed DC playwright, as she delves into her process, plays and characters.