• The Word at the Road

    As part of our mission to foster the development of new plays, The Road hosts readings on Mondays at 8pm that are open to the public and tickets are pay what you can. Readings are followed by a talkback with the playwright (if available). Check back often for new additions to the lineup and make sure to follow us for updates and reminders.

    • Dec. 1-21st

      Gentrified - Metaphor of the Drums

      Join us for a reading of Levy Lee Simon’s Gentrified – Metaphor of the Drums starting on December 1st-21st, 2021 on the Road’s YouTube. This reading is open to the public and donations are welcome.  You can watch anytime at your leisure.  Just be sure to donate!

      Playwright: Levy Lee Simon

      Director: Justin Lord

      Featuring: Alaska Jackson, Allison Blaize, Bart Tangredi, Rachel Majestic, Ro Brooks, Les Jones, Stephanie Michels, DeJuan Christopher, Lamont Young and Arthur French.

      GENTRIFIED – Metaphor of the Drums is set in contemporary Harlem, USA. When Reggie Green, a lifelong African-American resident of Harlem, meets Shannon, white female resident of the new Harlem, it causes an exploration of culture, race, economics, history, sex, and more, that takes us on a journey of the past, present and future, filled with drama, comedy, the absurd and magic.

  • Summer Playwrights Festival 12

    The Largest Playwright’s Festival in the U.S. is going Virtual! 2021 marks our 12th anniversary, and SPF12 will take place from Thursday through Sunday, starting from July 15th to August 1st, 2021. Click the link below for more info including how to submit your play!

  • Common Ground

    Started in 2018, Common Ground is a new performance series that showcases the talent of our diverse company as they perform original short stories on themes central to our mission. Common Ground is free to the public.

    • TBA

      Common Ground Seven: Stories of Transformation

      More info coming soon!