Play Discussion Club

For our sixth series of SpeakEasy’s Play Discussion Club, and following our virtual production of The Pink Unicorn by Elise Forier Edie, we will be reading three plays by transgender, nonbinary, and two-spirit playwrights.
Scripts are available for purchase and will be distributed electronically. A number of underwritten scripts are available and can be requested through the registration form.

**SpeakEasy will be able to provide a limited number of complimentary scripts per week. If you require one of these scripts, please email alexlonati@speakeasystage.com. Underwritten scripts will be provided on a first come, first served basis.**

WEEK ONE:

Sensitive Guys by MJ Kaufman (they/them)
Thurs, March 11 from 5:30-6:30pm

Will is a freshman at Watson college. Jordan is a senior film major. Tyler is writing a novel for his thesis. They are all members of the Men’s Peer Education group. At meetings they spend hours unpacking questions like: “what is male privilege? And what can we do about it?” They love each other and the group. Until some accusatory posters start appearing around campus suggesting that a member of the group committed sexual assault. Could it be that even sensitive guys, guys working on their privilege sometimes turn violent or aggressive? In this play women and gender non-conforming people play men trying to understand the intricacies of masculinity and violence.

WEEK TWO:

The Interrobangers by M Sloth Levine (they/them)
Thurs, March 18 from 5:30-6:30pm

Four groovy teens and a dog search the woods in their van to solve a mystery while exploring drugs, queerness, and the fear that men in rubber masks are scarier than monsters. The four question the world they know, looking into the parts of their history they would rather avoid.

WEEK THREE:

Firebird Tattoo by Ty Defoe (he/him)
Thurs, March 25 from 5:30-6:30pm
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Sky Red Rope goes on a quest to find her father, ultimately finding out she is queer by getting a tattoo. This play features themes of queer two-spirit identity on the Indigneous reservation in Anishinaabe territory.


For more information on this program or any of the plays included, please email Alex Lonati at alexlonati@speakeasystage.com. Happy reading!