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Luna Stage Production History. Celebrating 25 Seasons!
Below is a list of all readings from the 2013-2014 season and forward. For a list of readings prior to the 2013-2014 season, please scroll to the bottom of the individual season production history pages.
Oct 7
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New Moon Reading Series
By Frank Tangredi
Nov 4
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New Moon Reading Series
By Andrew Rosendorf
Dec 2
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New Moon Reading Series
Directed by Michael Goldfried
Jan 6
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New Moon Reading Series
Adapted from the novel by Suzanne Berne
Adapted and Directed by James Glossman
Mar 3
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New Moon Reading Series
by Erica Saleh
Apr 21
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New Moon Reading Series
By Justin Warner
May 5
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New Moon Reading Series
by Sue Mach
May 12 -
May 13
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Jul 23
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by Laura Brienza
Oct 13
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New Moon Reading Series
by Heidi Armbruster
Nov 10
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by Ben Clawson
Dec 8
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by Brian O'Neill
Jan 12
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by Desi Moreno-Penson
Feb 9
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New Moon Reading Series
by Eleanor Burgess
Mar 9
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New Moon Reading Series
written and performed by marcus d. harvey
Apr 13
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New Moon Reading Series
By Eric H. Weinberger
May 11 -
May 12
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Oct 12
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by Erik Gernand
Nov 9
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New Moon Reading Series
by John Morogiello
Dec 14
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by Matthew Paul Olmos
Jan 11
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New Moon Reading Series
by Stephen Kaplan
Feb 8
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Mar 14
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Written and Performed by Sturgis Warner
Apr 11
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New Moon Reading Series
by Sarah Saltwick
Oct 10
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Nov 7
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Dec 12
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Jan 9
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by Cathy Tempelsman
Feb 13
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by Dana Lynn Formby
Mar 13
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New Moon Reading Series
by Nathan Alan Davis
Apr 17
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New Moon Reading Series
by Vince Gatton
May 15 -
May 17
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Oct 9
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New Moon Reading Series
by Reneé Flemings
Nov 13
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New Moon Reading Series
by Emma Stanton

What do you mean by "play reading"? What can I expect?
A "reading" is simply a performance that is not memorized and which has been rehearsed for a short time. The actors sit or stand at music stands and read from scripts. There are no costumes, sets, music, or lighting design: just you, the actors, and the text. At Luna, we do readings of plays that are still in the process of being written. A playwright and a director cast professional actors and rehearse with them for 4 hours on the same day that you come to the reading.

What is the talkback with the playwright? How do I participate?
The talkback is a discussion that happens immediately after the reading. Often the playwright will have questions in mind, and they will ask the audience to share their opinions. We encourage you to share your thoughts! Remember that everyone has their own taste, and that no play will be the favorite of every person - rather, we encourage you to think about what the playwright might be trying to achieve with their play and what you can offer that might help them to achieve it.

What kinds of plays does Luna read in its series?
All kinds! We try to provide you with the broadest range of experiences possible: a range of different writers, exploring many different topics, in many different styles. Luna reads plays in all stages of development, from the "beautiful mess" of early drafts, to more polished later drafts. In all cases, the playwright is still actively working on the script. Sometimes it is only by reading in front of an audience that a playwright discovers what their play is trying to say. Sometimes you might be in the audience when that magic happens!

Plays in development are still grappling with unknowns - some part or parts of the play that don't yet "work" in the way the playwright intends. We think being an audience for a play in development is exciting because the audience's reflections on a script have a great ability to affect how the script grows and changes. Some plays read at Luna Stage go on to be produced on our mainstage or at other theaters across the country. Luna audiences can feel proud of their role in shaping those plays on their journey.

No reservations necessary. $5 suggested donation at the door.

Upcoming Calendar

Dec. 8 - Dec. 10

SoloFest
Performed by Ami Brabson

Dec. 9 - Dec. 10

SoloFest
Written and Performed by Helena D. Lewis

December 11, 7:30 pm

New Moon Reading Series
by Chris Cragin-Day