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PlayLabs 2016 features three new plays, including Core Writer Susan Soon He Stanton’s we, the invisibles. Readings are Wednesday, October 19 and Saturday, October 22 at 1 p.m. Reserve your tickets here. We...

Classes & Events

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:00pm
Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 12:00pm