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Play Reading Pop-Up Sat April 28th 2pm - David Ives Fest
Saturday April 28th at 2pm, cold readings of David Ives' short comedy plays. Venue in Santa Monica is Bergamot Station Arts Center Cafe at the tables outside the cafe. I'll bring plenty of copies of the plays. Age and gender won't necessarily figure in the casting. If you arrive a little later or leave a little earlier that will be OK - let us know in comments if you know you'll be late or leaving early. FREE PARKING at Bergamot Station Arts Center central yard. And you can now ride the Expo Line train to Bergamot Station. See you there! Henry. Join Our Facebook Group -

Bergamot Station Arts center Cafe

2525 Michigan Ave, #A3 · Santa Monica, ca

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    Here is an opportunity for you to have fun acting, writing, directing and honing your audience skills, whether you are an enthusiast, a professional or something else altogether.

    Our main gigs are:

    1). Pop-Up Cold Reading of an entire play usually on a Saturday afternoon in Venice or Santa Monica at 2pm. We rotate roles if there are too many people or double up if there are too few. Age and gender doesn't necessarily figure in the casting.

    2). Rehearsed Readings every 4th Sunday of the month in Culver City at 1:45pm. Casting finalized at the start of the session, then we split into groups to rehearse various scenes for an hour, returning for performances of each group to the audience of everyone else. Each month we rely on members suggesting scripts they have written or scenes from published plays or screenplays.

    Writers wishing to have a scene of their play or script performed (10 pages max) - email us at and we'll let you know how to upload the script for our perusal and discuss the process of getting it performed in the group.

    We also need more members with directing experience for the Rehearsed Sunday Readings, so if this is you come along soon.

    See you there.

    Best Wishes, Christy and Henry.

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