PLAY READING

Join us for our biggest night of the year on March 13th, when we #connectthedots and celebrate all of you – near and far!

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Design by Ebenezer Arthur (Opening Act) and Rafael Esquer (Alfalfa Studio/Ampl!fy Project)
 
AVAILABLE NOW: reserve one of our limited number of VIP tables for an exclusive pre-show Chef’s Tasting Menu and best seating for the performance! Contact Gabrielle Gilliam to find out more!

Individual tickets go on sale late January.

PAST EVENTS

Last year’s Play Reading, starring Orange is the New Black’s Uzo Aduba, Hamilton’s Okieriete Onaodowan, Moana’s Auli’i Cravalho, Hamilton’s Jasmine Cephas Jones, Atlanta’s Zazie Beetz, Iron Fist’s Tom Pelphry, and The Deuce’s Dominique Fishback, and directed for the third year in a row by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun, HAIRSPRAY LIVE!), featured scenes by renowned playwrights Katori Hall and Ike Holter, an original work by the students of Opening Act, as well as special musical performances that amplified the #POWEROFYES.

Check out these star-studded photos and a video from the night!

Photo by Charles Chessler
A NIGHT OF YES! cast members Marcus Denard Johnson, Liz Morgan, Heather Alicia Simms, Tom Pelphrey, and Melle Powers 

Other past Play Reading actors include Cynthia Nixon, Aja Naomi King, John Slattery, Edie Falco, Anika Noni Rose, Loretta Devine, Beau Bridges, Bernadette Peters, and Courtney B. Vance, to name a few.

GET INVOLVED
Want to be involved in our 2018 Benefit? Please contact Gabrielle Gilliam, Director of Development, at gabrielle@openingact.org or 646-436-0429.