Word Reading: A Third

Jan. 23rd
Written By Laura Jacqmin
Directed By Monty Cole

Please join us for a staged reading of Laura Jacqmin’s A Third on Monday, Jan. 23rd at 7:30 PM. This event is open to the public with a suggested donation of $15.

Director: Monty Cole

Featuring: Jessica Jade Andres, Christopher Larkin, John DeLuca, and Hope Jaymes.

About the Playwright
Laura Jacqmin is a Los Angeles-based writer for television, video games, and the live theater. Her recent TV work includes the Peacock series “Joe Vs. Carole” (starring John Cameron Mitchell and Kate McKinnon), the forthcoming Netflix series “One Piece” (based on the longrunning manga series by Eiichiro Oda), and all three seasons of the acclaimed EPIX series “Get Shorty,” starring Chris O’Dowd and Ray Romano. Her first feature film “We Broke Up” (co-written with Jeff Rosenberg), starring William Jackson Harper and Aya Cash, was released by Vertical Entertainment in 2021, and is now available on Hulu. She’s developed pilots for Netflix, AMC and MGM+. Other TV: “Grace and Frankie,” “Lucky 7.”

Selected plays: Residence (40th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville); January Joiner (Long Wharf Theatre); Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Ski Dubai (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Look, we are breathing (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble).

Video game credits include “Minecraft: Story Mode” and “The Walking Dead: A New Frontier” (both with Telltale Games), “Life 2.0” (FoxNext/Fogbank), as well as contract work for Scopely and Ad Hoc. She’s a winner of the Wasserstein Prize and a co-founder of The Kilroys.