New surry Theatre Readings

NST now offers a full season of staged readings. These performances are an opportunity for NST directors and actors to explore more material and for audiences to experience an increasingly diverse selection of theater. Admission for all staged readings is by donation.

Upcoming Readings:

Price copy.jpg

Friday, January 19th, 7:00 p.m.
Arthur Miller’s The Price
Directed by Johannah Blackman
With Jon Ellsworth, Jim Fisher, Randall Simons and Lori Sitzabee

Like all of our belongings, all of our decisions in life come at a price. Miller's Tony Award nominee for Best Play explores the value of furniture and choices through two acts of shining dialogue. When two estranged brothers, Victor and Walter Franz, reunite to dispose of their father's expansive collection of furniture, years of family tensions and secrets are revealed as each brother faces his decisions and the resulting course of his life. Crucial to this reckoning are Gregory Solomon, an octogenarian furniture salesman with his own decisions to face and some wisdom to share, and Esther Franz, wife to Victor - a woman who has lived with disappointment for too long. 


46th Season Staged Readings

September 15 - Billy and Ray, by Mike Bencivenga, directed by Robin Jones

January 19 - The Price, by Arthur Miller, directed by Johannah Blackman

February 2 - The Vagina Monologues and The Good Body, by Eve Ensler, directed by Shari John

April 26 - The Winslow Boy, by Terrence Rattigan, directed by Erin McCormick

July 13 - Constellations, by Nick Payne, directed by Rebecca Poole

Please watch our audition page for audition information for staged readings!