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Free Staged Reading — “The Playground” by Jim Dalglish
May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A one-woman play (with voices)
Joan leaves her tenure-track position on the West Coast to follow her husband to New York. When she takes her rambunctious four-year-old to a playground in Central Park, she stumbles into a surreal world of wealth and privilege.
Jim Dalglish is a playwright, director, filmmaker, and producer with more than 30 plays and films to his credit. These works have been produced and screened around the world and have won awards in New York, Boston, London, and Dublin. A few of his plays have been anthologized in best play collections. Jim has directed more than two dozen theatrical productions, five of which he also independently produced. He has been employed by a variety of theaters in New England as a managing director, marketing director, and box office manager. Jim has a master’s degree in creative writing / playwriting from Brown University. His thesis advisor was Paula Vogel. When he isn’t busy writing, directing, or producing plays and films, he and his husband Rob Phelps enjoy sailing Delphina – their 17-foot O’Day Daysailer – along the sheltered harbors of New England. Read more about Jim at www.jimdalglish.com.