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Playwrights for a Cause '17
The Protest Plays
Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 7:30PM

The Ailey Citigroup Theater
405 W 55th Street
(at 9th Avenue)
New York, NY 10019


The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society, through the works of prominent playwrights. This year the event will benefit the New York Civil Liberties Union, one of the nation’s foremost defenders of civil liberties and civil rights, with “The Protest Plays,” stories of standing up to injustice. A reception will follow the performance. This year's selections include Mean Girls by Lyle Kessler Directed by Glory Kadigan Assistant Director: Adam Chisnall Baby Monitor by David Stallings Directed by Brock H. Hill Assistant Director: Anna Hogan Resistance by ReGina Taylor Directed by Tonya Pinkins Assistant Director: Ashley Marinaccio Snow Day by Catherine Filloux Directed by Susan Tenney Assistant Director: Lu Bellini Fall of the Sparrow by Jose Rivera Directed by Kat Yen Assistant Director: Vinny Eden Ortega