First Fridays – September 10, 2021

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First Fridays resumes Online September 10th!

Works in Progress
Theme: Clear
Guest Host: Sylia Francis
September 10th
6pm EDT – Casting Starts
7pm EST – Readings begin

For this event, our theme is ‘clear’
– Clear space
– Clear someone or something from your life
– Whatever your interpretation of the word CLEAR or CLARITY is!
We are accepting up to 10 pages of scripts-in-progress from plays, screenplays, web series, or one-acts. Email your 10 pages or less to firstfridays@barrowgroup.orgby Friday, September 3rd, 5pm EDT. Selected writers will be notified by September 8th.
The plays will be cast the night of the event. To be considered for casting, reserve your free ticket and login by 6pm EDT on September 10th.Audience
If you want to watch the readings, reserve your free ticket and login at 7pm EDT on September 10th.


First Fridays is a free monthly curated event that offers artists the opportunity to share their work, practice their craft, and connect with fellow creators. Writers are pre-selected to share up to 10 pages of their script-in-progress and actors are cast on the spot to participate. Learn more and reserve your free tickets

Please note, all writers selected each month will be considered for the First Fridays Festival— our culminating event in June 2022. Writers will be paired with TBG directors to cast and workshop the pieces, which will be shared in front of an audience. All artists involved receive a stipend.

About this month’s host:
Sylia Francis’ plays include Him and Her, To Be Black, and The Cruise.  Sylia Francis’s work has been developed by AndTheatre, LIU Brooklyn and The Barrow Group Theatre as part of last season’s culminating First Fridays Festival.

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