egg; or anythin’ dipped in egg gone soften

Come join us for a Benefit Staged Reading for Athena Theatre

Jeremy O’Brian (Playwright) is a Mississippi-born, Brooklyn-based playwright and educator. His full-length plays include: Under One Roof , anything dipped in egg gone soften, and a curious thing. Short plays include boys don’t look at boys and sway. In 2016 he received the Lambda Literary Emerging LGBTQ Voice Fellowship for Playwriting under the tutelage of Robert O’Hara, and 2018 he was an Athena Writes Playwriting Fellow where he developed his play: egg: or anything dipped in egg gone soften. His work has been produced or developed with Tectonic Theatre Company, Athena Theatre Company in collaboration with the Symphony Space in New York City and The New School for Drama where he currently studies Playwriting. Jeremy holds a Masters in African and African Diaspora Studies from UT-Austin and a BA from Tougaloo College.

Directed by Jeffrey Page

Starring: Jelani Alladin, Kristin Dodson, Sideeq Heard, David L. Glover, Jazmyn Boone and Dawn Clements

Monday, June 10th 2PM & 7PM

The Cell Theatre
338 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011


Photography by Sehee Kim

SYNOPSIS
Virgo is three months into his new relationship and already it is nearing a halt. Wanting desperately to work it out, Virgo decides couple’s sex therapy is the next best step. However, when unspoken grievances surface, he’s left doubting the space for reconciliation.

DEVELOPMENT HISTORY
Developed during Athena Writes 2018

Athena Theatre is deepening our relationship with our playwrights. We have selected one play from Athena Writes 2018 for a staged reading with the goal of moving this piece toward full production.

Production Team
Director: Jeffrey L. Page
Producer: Veronique Ory
Associate Producer: Chris Roe
Playwright: Jeremy O’Brian
Production Stage Manager: Alexis Nalbandian