Breaking Ground Selections

Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground is one of Brimmer Street’s annual New Play Development programs. In Breaking Ground, we move a new play in-progress to the next stage in its development (hopefully a final, production ready script!) through an abbreviated rehearsal process, consultation and experimentation with designers, and a staged reading with structured audience feedback.

Our 2015 Breaking Ground featured two new plays by Los Angeles playwrights Tira Palmquist and Christian Durso. Staged readings of the works-in-progress were shared for an audience who then engaged in facilitated feedback to offer their perspective and response to the material.

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Raw Cut by Christian Durso

Friday April 3rd at 8pm
Saturday April 4th at 2pm
at Lyric-Hyperion Theatre & Cafe 2106 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Workshop directed by David Jette
Sound and Video design/consultation by Corwin Evans
Featuring Joseph Roberts, Amy K. Harmon, and Emilia Richeson

 

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And Then They Fell by Tira Palmquist

Friday April 10th at 8pm
Saturday April 11th at 2pm
at Lyric-Hyperion Theatre & Cafe
2106 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Workshop directed by Amy K. Harmon

Scenic design consultation by Katrina Coulourides
Sound design consultation by Vincent Olivieri
Dramaturg – J Holtham
Stage Manager – Kelli Jo Claxton

Featuring Sasha Compere, Faith Imafidon, Tyler Jenich, Connor Kelly-Eiding, and Ian Madeira Sollenberger

Graphic Designs for Breaking Ground by Carlos Foglia