Reading Series 2017

July 8, 9 & 16
Atwater Village Theatre
No tickets or RSVPs required
Free admission & post-show reception
Every year, Circle X hosts a free Reading Series where we explore plays we’re excited about. Each reading is casual, and is followed by a reception where audiences & artists can chat about the play. The Reading Series is made possible by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.


Plays & Dates:


Ready Steady Yeti Go

By David Jacobi
Directed by Jacob Sidney
Saturday, July 8, 2017, 12pm
Atwater Village Theatre
With Brian Brennan, Kat Hoevers, Amir Levi, Amy Rapp, Jasmine St. Clair, Randy Thompson
In the aftermath of a hate crime, Junior High pariah Goon befriends one of the victims, Carly, the only black girl in school. In a town planning to “Kill Racism Forever”, it threatens to make the course of true love a rocky road indeed.



By Nick Jones
Directed by Jonathan Westerberg
Sunday, July 9, 2017, 7pm
Atwater Village Theatre
With Jim Cashman, Nathanael Johnson, Ericka Kreutz, Rich Liccardo, Casey Smith, Maria Thayer
Jo, a stay-at-home mom and struggling writer is offered an unusual deal for her memoir: she has to make her life exciting enough to publish. As mysterious and even sinister events start happening to her, Jo has to decide how far she is willing to go to make her life into art, and whether it’s all coincidence or if someone is determined to make sure her memoir is a best-seller at any cost.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

By Lee Blessing
Directed by Jennifer A. Skinner
Sunday, July 16, 7pm
Atwater Village Theatre
With Kate Morgan Chadwick, Will Collyer, Edmund Entin, Doug Sutherland
A writer of murder mysteries is married to a woman in Minneapolis. At the same time, he’s married–as a woman–to a man in St. Paul. This meta-theatrical journey into questions of gender identity and sexual preference forces him, and us, to examine more crimes than one.