TechnoPlays Reading: CONNECTED, by Lia Romeo

Posted by MB - September 5, 2014

Connected Reading

TechnoPlays continues!

Project Y’s 2014 reading series focuses on plays about science, technology, and human connection.  This month’s play focuses on social media, internet, YouTube, and teenagers – all proving to be quite a volatile and entertaining mix. Please join us this Sunday, September 7th for a reading of Connected, by Lia Romeo (PY Literary Director).

CONNECTED

by Lia Romeo

directed by Michole Biancosino

Sunday, September 7th

7:15pm 

Cap 21 (18 W 18th Street)

FREE!

THE CAST:

Noah Berman, Grant MacDermott, Erin Mortensen, Ali Rivera, and Lauren Singerman

ABOUT THE PLAY:

Sexy videos that go viral! Hilarious internet hookups! Gaming gone wild! But in a world where we constantly connect with one another through a keyboard, why do so many of us still feel so alone? Playwright Lia Romeo explores the ways – good and bad – in which social media is shaping our lives in the twenty-first century.

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:

Lia Romeo earned her B.A. from Princeton University and her M.F.A. from Rutgers.  Her plays have been produced or developed at the Kennedy Center, 59E59, Project Y Theatre Company, Abingdon Theatre, the Lark Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, HotCity Theatre, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, New Jersey Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre, Performance Network Theatre, Stillwater Theatre, Renegade Theatre Experiment, and elsewhere. She has been a finalist for the O’Neill, PlayPENN, WordBRIDGE, the Reva Shiner Comedy Award at Bloomington Playwrights Project, the Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, and the Heideman Award.  She was the 2008-2009 National New Play Network Emerging Playwright-in-Residence at Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, and was a member of the 2011 New Jersey Emerging Women Playwrights Project.  She is also the author of a novel, Dating the Devil (BelleBooks), and a humor book, 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About (Abrams Image), which has sold over 30,000 copies worldwide.

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