Past WTNJ Readings

This page is a record of plays we’ve developed here at Writers Theatre.  In the Continued Life section you can find out about current readings and productions of work that we helped develop.  Below that is the Past Readings section, where you can browse through the readings we’ve done at the theatre.

Continued Life - Readings That Have Gone On To Further Productions

The Festial Quartet by David Lee White | 01/15 7pm

December 16, 2016

Eighteen year old Amy was the best piano player at Festial High School. After her tragic death, h...

Read More

The Activist by Henry Meyerson | 01/14 7pm

December 16, 2016

In 1964 Gene was a well-respected white leader in the Civil Rights Movement, working alongside Dr...

Read More

The Rising Class by Jim Knable | 01/13 7pm

December 16, 2016

It all starts with Ted’s plan for a novel about modern class struggle, then his private school-is...

Read More

The Sinless by Judah Skoff | 01/12 7pm

December 16, 2016

A married Orthodox Jewish couple spend Shabbos apart. Annabelle remains at home, while Tuvia, a r...

Read More

Past Readings

Paterson Falls by Rosemary McLaughlin | 03/08 @ 7:30 PM

February 23, 2017

Paterson Falls by Rosemary McLaughlin In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Paterson NJ was ...

Read More

Run On Sentence by Stacie Lents | 03/16 @ 7:30 PM

February 23, 2017

Run On Sentence by Stacie Lents In the summer of 2016, Stacie Lents spent over 70 hours interview...

Read More

The Messenger by Phoebe Farber | 03/18 @ 7:30 PM

February 23, 2017

The Messenger by Phoebe Farber Anat is the director of The Family Circle Nursery School. She grew...

Read More

The Diagonal Trilogy by Vita Morales | 03/22 @ 7:30 PM

February 23, 2017

The Diagonal Trilogy by Vita Morales It’s 1939, and in the shadow of the newly-built Pulaski Skyw...

Read More