Smart Bet: Play Reading Club

Following its successful inaugural One Act Play Festival on June 19, The Magnetic Theatre keeps its digital dramatic game sharp with the launch of its Play Reading Club. Each Sunday (late) morning, interested parties are invited to gather in the “Magnetic Zoom Room,” and, according to a press release, “raise [their] mimosas to some of the most brunchworthy plays of contemporary theater.” The series is hosted by Wolfe Lanier and attendees may sign up as a reader or listener. The first installment takes place Sunday, July 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., featuring Adam Bock’s comedy The Drunken City, about “the mystique of marriage and the ever-shifting nature of love and identity in a city that never sleeps.” Free to attend, but registration is required. Photo of Lanier courtesy of The Magnetic Theatre


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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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