Play Reading Project

Become part of our Play Reading Project (PRP):  Membership in the PRP includes wine, hors d’oeuvres and admission to four staged readings.  We fondly refer to this as our “book club for theater lovers,” due to the captivating discussion session that follows each play.

Membership in PRP:
Membership for the entire play reading season is $50 (includes all 4 readings, wine and hors d’oeuvres).  Email ptp.modesto@gmail.com for more information, or click here to pay for your membership online.

Don’t want to commit to the entire season?  The PRP shows are $15 per reading (includes wine and hors d’oeuvres), payable at door or by clicking any of the links below.

THE 2018 – 19 PLAY READING PROJECT

October 7, 2018 – 2:00pm
THE LOVE SONG OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
By Carson Kreitzer
“Do I dare disturb the universe?” J. Robert Oppenheimer’s rise and fall erupt in this kaleidoscopic play exploring questions of faith, conscience, and the consequences of the never-ending pursuit of knowledge.  
Click here for tickets to THE LOVE SONG OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER

 

December 9, 2018 – 2:00pm
CALIFORNIA SCENARIOS
Rich in history, fantasy, triumph, and longing, this collection of short plays captures aspects of Latinos in California. A complex view of the California landscape as it has never been seen before.
Click here for tickets to CALIFORNIA SCENARIOS

 

March 17, 2019 – 2:00pm
HECUBA
By Marina Carr
In a world where human instinct has been ravaged by violence, is everything as it seems in the hearts of the winners and those they have defeated?
Click here for tickets to HECUBA

 

May 26, 2019 – 2:00pm
THE TAMING
By Lauren Gunderson
Tweetering, pandashrews, and undying giddiness for James Madison — what else could you expect to find at a Miss America pageant? A hilarious, raucous, all-female “power-play” inspired by Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew.
Click here for tickets to THE TAMING