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Hourglass Play Reading Series is an official program of Blackfriars Theatre. Founded in 2010 by Sandi Henschel, Barbara Lobb and Maria Scipione, HPRS continues to present readings of thoughtful, well-crafted plays that explore culturally relevant themes, and give voice to diverse stories. Leading the team for the 2019-2020 Season are Co-Artistic Directors Jodi Beckwith and Eric Evans, as well as Associate Producers Eno Okung, Jack Simel and Esther Winter. 

The Hourglass Play Reading Series productions are free with donations accepted at the door. Reservations are strongly encouraged - reservation form on the 2019-2020 Season page (button below). For more information about the Hourglass Play Reading Series, email Hourglass@blackfriars.org. 


All readings are cast through an audition process. Please click here for more information on auditions.
Director submissions can be made through emailing info@blackfriars.org. Please include resume/cover letter with your submission.