Join SPACE and playwrights Eliza Bent, Cusi Cram, Daisy Foote, James Tyler, and Ryan King at Playwrights Horizons for readings of their SPACE-developed plays as part of their 2016 Working Farm residency.
Wine and farm-fresh bites to follow each reading. Admission is free. Register below:
Bonnie's Last Flight by Eliza Bent, April 3rd, 7pm
Set on a tarmac, up in the sky, and on the brink of descent, BONNIE'S LAST FLIGHT is Eliza Bent's exploration into flight attendants, air travel, regret, and retirement. Expect pretzels, fizzy beverages, and Mark Twain. A Bentertainment set in the friendly skies.
Eliza Bent is a playwright and performer based in Brooklyn, NY. Bent is a 2017 New Georges Audrey Resident with Annie Tippe, a 2016 SPACE on Ryder Farm Working Farm resident writer a 2016 Target Margin Institute Fellow, a MacDowell Colony fellow, a Bay Area Playwrights Finalist and an alum of Project Y Playwright’s Group and TerraNova’s Groundbreakers group. Bent is a former senior editor at American Theatre magazine, where she still writes, a frequent performer with the Obie-award winning company Half Straddle and an adjunct lecturer at Brooklyn College where she received an MFA in playwriting. Plays: On a Clear Day I Can See to Elba (New Ohio’s ICE Factory), The Beyonce (Breaking String Theatre, 2014 Payne Award for Outstanding Theatrical Event), Blue Wizard / Black Wizard (Incubator Arts Project / Other Forces 2014 festival), The Hotel Colors (Bushwick Starr, L magazine’s 25 best stage shows of 2013), Performance pieces: Real Talk / Kip Talk (Abrons Arts Center), Toilet Fire (runs at Abrons Arts Center, the Brick and JACK, TimeOut New York Critics’ Pick), Karma Kharms (or yarns by Kharms) (Target Margin Lab at Bushwick Starr) and Pen Pals Meet (Iranian Theatre Festival at the Brick).