Artists Space

Passages from People Who Led to My Plays

Staged Reading
March 1, 2020, 7pm

March 1, 2020
7pm & 9:30pm

Delving into the dense constellation of Kennedy's foundational influences, Tea Alagić will host an informal one-night reading of passages from Kennedy's seminal autobiography People Who Led to My Plays (1987), a non-linear account of the people, places, and things that compelled her to write.

Limited tickets available
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A maroon book cover. The full left edge and two triangles in each of the righthand corners have a decorative, patterned border. The title reads "people who led to my plays" in yellow type, and "by Adrienne Kennedy" written in white cursive. There is a small black and white photograph of a young girl on a green background in the center.
Cover of the book People Who Led to My Plays by Adrienne Kennedy, 1987. [A maroon book cover. The full left edge and two triangles in each of the righthand corners have a decorative, patterned border. The title reads "people who led to my plays" in yellow type, and "by Adrienne Kennedy" written in white cursive. There is a small black and white photograph of a young girl on a green background in the center.]

Tea Alagic is an internationally-acclaimed, multilingual director. Based in NYC, her credits include off-Broadway, regional and international productions of both traditional theater and devised work. She holds a BFA in acting from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, and an MFA in directing from the Yale School of Drama, where she received the Julian Milton Kaufman Prize in Directing. Tea is presently the head of the MFA and BFA directing department at The New School for Drama in NYC.

Directed by Tea Alagić
Dramaturgy by Andi Villa Stover

Read by
Tiffany Rachelle Stewart
Cynthia LaCruz

Support for this program is provided by The Friends of Artists Space, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, May and Samuel Rudin Foundation, Atelier4, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.