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What do we do when the past refuses to let the present move into the future?

"Searching for a New Sun" by GPTC Alumn Robin Rice Lichtig will receive a reading with choreographed movement on June 21 at 1 p.m. as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity.

Director Katrin Hilbe has been working with choreographer Esther Widlanski and an amazing cast (Susan Wallack*, Kate Kenney, Valerie David*, Liz de Betta, Tatiana Pavela) to bring you a reading that's more than a reading. (This play is now available for production.)

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June 18, 1 p.m. - Small Theatre Thrives presents a reading with drums of O RUMBLES OF JOY! The famous NY Public Library lions are created in front of your eyes by sculptor Edward Clarke Potter. No admission charge. Bleecker Street Theatre Upstairs. Part of the Planet Connections Theatre

June 21 at l p.m. - Gold Productions presents a reading with choreography of SEARCHING FOR A NEW SUN. Four women try to escape the past while a fifth holds the secret in her 1940s suitcase. Bleecker Street Theatre Downstairs. No admission charge. Part of the Planet Connections Theatre .

June 25 at 7 p.m. Resonance Ensemble presents a staged reading of WOMEN w/o WALLS as part of the 30-year anniversary of the League of Professional Theatre Women. Three women and a stranger who's older than time are trapped in a runaway subway train to an unknown destination. Inspired by Genet's NO EXIT. No admission charge. Details at

July 23 in London; July 12, 13, and 15 in New York City: Previews of LISTEN! THE RIVER which is headed to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. Details at