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Festival Staged Reading: Work/Shoot

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Festival Staged Reading: Work/Shoot

Sunday, May 12, 2024 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM) (PDT)


Work/Shoot by Matthew Y. Morishige 

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Matthew Y. Morishige is an actor, musician, and playwright based in the Bay Area. Matthew has been a member of the Playground Writers' pool since the '22-'23 season. This is Matthew's first full-length as a part of Playground's Festival Staged Readings. Matthew is committed to amplifying diverse perspectives and is energized by collaboration with artists across many disciplines.


The lineup has been announced for PlayGround’s 28th annual Festival of New Staged Readings: Rivals of Mars by Bridgette Dutta Portman (Friday, May 10), Work/Shoot by Matthew Y. Morishige (Monday, May 13), The Passing Storm by Jessica June Rowe (Friday, May 17), and Crazy Jezebels by Bailey Jordan Garcia (Monday, May 20). With themes ranging from the eternal fight against misogyny to the tragedy of ambition, these four plays embody the wide-ranging, provocative, and imaginative future of the American Theatre. All four readings will take place at 7pm PT in-person at Potrero Stage and simulcast online. Admission is free (donations gratefully accepted) with extended on-demand viewing for Festival Sponsors. For tickets, visit

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Potrero Stage
1695 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
Sunday, May 12, 2024 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM) (PDT)
Sunday at 7:00 PM
San Francisco
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