Portland Center Stage’s
NOW HEAR THIS
invites you to a concert reading of
The Bullet Round
by Steven Drukman
Featuring the talents of Paul Glazier, Kelsey Tyler, Tom Moorman, Chris Murray, Nasir Najieb, Amy Newman & Michael Fisher Welsh
April 19, 2008
Noon to approximately 2 pm
@ Portland Center Stage
128 NW Eleventh Avenue (between Couch & Davis)
on the Main Stage
Admission is free, but space is limited. Please email Megan Ward at email@example.com to reserve your seat.
“If you put a gun onstage in Act I, it must go off by Act III.” - Anton Chekhov
Karma’s a bitch, as the hapless inhabitants of this knockabout comedy are about to find out. In the course of a La Ronde chain reaction,an aspiring white rapper gains and loses a gun that continues to change hands, scene by scene, on its way to fulfilling an un-anticipated destiny.
About the Author
Steven Drukman’s play IN THIS CORNER (about legendary boxer Joe Louis) opened in January at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre. Other produced plays include GOING NATIVE (Long Wharf Theatre), FLATTERY WILL GET YOU (Connecticut Rep), COLLATERAL DAMAGE (Illusion Theatre, Minneapolis), THE SNOWMAIDEN (Bob Hope Theatre, Dallas) and ANOTHER FINE MESS (Portland Center Stage), which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has been developed and/or commissioned by the MarkTaper Forum, the Intiman Theatre, South Coast Rep, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, Sundance Theatre Lab and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Awards: Paul Green Award, Alfred P. Sloan Award, Heinemann finalist, others. He wrote for many years for The New York Times, was an Associate Editor of American Theatre Magazine, and he just released his book of the edited screenplays of Craig Lucas. He teaches playwriting at NYU.
Now Hear This and Portland Center Stage gratefully acknowledge the support of the Oregon Cultural Trust.