DC Queer Theatre Festival

Date: 09/28/19 - 02/22/20
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: The DC Center for the LGBT Community

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DC Queer Theatre Festival’s Reading Series

We are very excited to introduce our 2019/2020 Reading Series.

You will experience local playwrights’ new, unpublished diverse, thought provoking and humorous work performed as a developmental staged reading. The Playwrights look forward to feedback from the audience!

After each reading we will have a Playwright Talkback and a reception with light fare, wine, beer and non alcoholic beverages.

Tickets for each reading is $10.00 and $25.00 for the series.

The 1st reading in the reading series is on Saturday, November 23rd at 7 pm


Crying On Television


R. Eric Thomas

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r eric thomas

Four strangers; one apartment building; unlimited channels. On the fourth floor, a former reality show contestant is here for the right reasons; on the eighth floor a Miranda Hobbes type waits for transformation; in the lobby an amateur detective solves a mystery. And then there’s Mackenzie, who says she’s just here to watch. Crying on Television is a comedy about trying to make a connection through a screen and is performed live in front of a studio audience.

The 2nd reading in the reading series is on Saturday, December 7th at 7 pm


UNION by Bob Bartlett

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Bob bartlett

 In the spring of 1865 in Washington, DC, Walt Whitman cares for an injured Union soldier and

falls in love against the backdrop of the Civil War and Lincoln’s assassination.

The 3rd reading in the reading series is on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 7 pm


We All Fall Down

by Esther Rodriguez

Six months ago, Amanda Lewis-Ramirez attempted suicide. Now, she and her family must redefine their relationships with each other in light of the secrets they’ve been keeping.

Get your tickets now before we sell out!



Ticket Type Price Spaces
DCQTF Reading Series Ticket
includes all 3 readings
DCQTF February 22nd 7pm Reading $10.00


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