In the Raw is under way with a reading of "Ganglia: Instructions for the Symbiogenesis" by Peter J. Roth, one of three writers whose new works were chosen for workshops and readings by Bricolage Theater Company’s expanded new-play festival.
In "Ganglia," Norman and Amelia are the friendly new couple in the neighborhood, but they are harboring a secret — an alien parasite that is feeding off of their brains. They’ve come to unite humanity in one great protocol except for a slight hitch in their plans: Amelia is falling in love.
Local actors Tressa Glover, Patrick Jordan, Bria Walker and Mark Staley will be onstage for the play's second reading at 7 tonight at 937 Liberty Ave., Downtown.
Mr. Roth is a Cleveland native, will begin an MFA in Playwriting at the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama this fall. His play “The Copper Anniversary” was given a staged reading by Theatre Daedalus as part of the Wild Goose Creative New Year’s Festival in Columbus, Ohio.