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2017 Pride Play Reading Festival


Rehearsed readings of up to 6 new short LGBTQ plays written by ALAP members and chosen by a panel of judges. The plays are in the hands of the judges now; the selected plays will be announced at the end of May.

The Festival is underwritten by a grant from the City of West Hollywood.

The plays will be presented  on Saturday, June 17, at 2:00 PM. The program is free and open to the public -- seating available on a first-come, first-served basis -- and takes place at the Community Center in Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood 90046. Free parking in the Plummer Park lots off both Santa Monica and Fountain.

--- ALAP Member Events ---

ALAP Member Publication: Publication of 30 Short Olays for Passionate Actors by Edited by Lisa Soland

From: 12/1/2016

To: 12/31/2017

Many members of ALAP, including Lisa Soland, Susan C. Hunter, and Mona Deutsch Miller, are represented in this "must-have for writers of short plays" and "great resource for theatres the produce them," according to member Peter Colley. Available through All Original Play Publishing at a discount to ALAP members!

ALAP Member Production: Mystery Lit: Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective by Jonathan Josephson

From: 6/2/2017

To: 7/1/2017

Unbound Productions presents:

Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective

a mash-up of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Red-Headed League,” and “The Adventure of the Copper Beeches”

by ALAP Lifetime Member Jonathan Josephson

directed by Paul Millet

June 2-July 1, 2017 at 8:00pm

a moving, immersive theatre event at the Santa Anita Train Depot,

on the campus of the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Save $10 on tickets with code DARREN

June 2-7 performances only

The games are afoot! Audiences will physically follow 25 characters through a literary labyrinth of mysterious clues and misdirection in a story that features Sherlockian mainstays, new characters, and a host of theatrical surprises! Inspired by three classic stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective will delight newbies to the mystery genre as well as Sherlock Holmes super-fans.

This is a moving show! Be prepared to stand and move around a lot throughout the evening. Running time is approximately 2 hours.

Details at

Santa Anita Train Depot

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

159 S. Baldwin Ave.

Arcadia, CA 91007

(Do not go to the main entrance of the Arboretum! Instead, travel to the first light south of the main Arboretum entrance, and turn westward into the parking lot)

ALAP Member Prodcution: The Rising by Armen Pandola

From: 6/3/2017

To: 6/24/2017

 It’s a post-Trumpian world. 

Nothing is as it once was.

A revolutionary group called The Rising is killing politicians. 

A murder a minute is killing everyone else. 

In a world that is just an explosion away, 

The Rising is happening now!






ALAP Member Production: Don't Let Bigfoot Bite by John Glass


Our Lady Queen of Angels School

2046 Mar Vista Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92600

2 p.m. In the Performance Hall. Free.

ALAP Member production: Police Activity by Joe Godfrey

From: 6/8/2017

To: 6/11/2017

My new one-act in the Gallery Players (Brooklyn NY) annual Black Box festival of new plays,  199 14th St., Brooklyn. NY.  $20