5/7 First Fridays

Farrah CraneFirst Fridays

Friday, May 7
Works In Progress
Theme: Alternate Reality
Guest Host: Jason Yi

We are looking for scripts-in-progress that take us to an Alternate Reality.
-Theatre of the Absurd…


For Works in Progress, writers are pre-selected to share up to 10 pages of their script-in-progress in front of an audience. Actors will be cast on the spot at 6pm EST (no advanced casting allowed) and the readings will begin at 7pm EST.

Want to get involved?

Writers: To participate, email your submission (up to 10 pages) of your script in progress to firstfridays@barrowgroup.org. For this edition of First Fridays, we are accepting submissions that feature the theme of “deception.” Deadline to submit is Friday, April 30 at 5pm EST. Writers will be notified if selected by  May 4.

Actors: To participate, reserve your free ticket and login to the event at 6pm EST on May 7. For the event, we ask that actors join the Zoom session in a quiet place. Actors will be cast on the spot, have a quick rehearsal session, and then do a reading for all at 7pm EST.

Audience: If you’d like to watch the readings, reserve your free ticket and login to the event at 7pm EST.


More about our guest host: Jason Yi is a writer, director, and editor, and is a graduate of the London Film School (MA Filmmaking, Tom Schwalm editing award). In 2019/20 he took part in the Barrow Group’s one-year directing program, and is excited to be working with them again for First Fridays. He is currently developing a short film and a feature screenplay.


**If the event is sold out on our calendar, email firstfridays@barrowgroup.org to be put on the waitlist.