The Starr Reading Series is a way for us to expand our community while we celebrate and explore the plays of the city's most exciting playwrights. We feature the work of a diverse group of writers at all stages of their careers who are approaching writing for the theater in thrilling and unexpected ways. We are proud to continue to offer this ongoing series to our audiences FREE of charge!

Save the date for our
2019-20 Starr Reading Series:

November 24 + 25
December 8 + 9
March 9 + 10
March 16 + 17

Readings are always at 8pm, and are always FREE!

More info coming soon


The 2019-20 series is curated by William Burke, Jillian Walker, and John Del Gaudio
Questions for our curators? Email them at srs@thebushwickstarr.org

Past Participating Playwrights:
Renee Roden, John Budge, Stacey Rose, Brian Lawlor, Julia Jarcho, Jenny Schwartz, Megan Murtha, Jessica Almasy, Mallery Avidon, Clare Barron, Eliza Bent, Frank Boudreaux, William Burke, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Erik Ehn, Ben Gassman, Kathryn Hathaway, Hansol Jung, Paul Ketchum, Maya MacDonald, Christina Masciotti, D.J. Mendel, Gregory S. Moss, Paz Pardo, Jonathan Payne, Max Posner, Chip Rodgers, Normandy Sherwood, Mark Sitko, Ariel Stess, Katie Ka Vang, Leah Nanako Winkler, Moe Yousuf, Phillip Howze, Kate Attwell, Kate Scelsa, Eboni Booth, Karinne Keithley, Casey Llewellyn, Zoe Geltman, Kristine Haruna Lee, Jillian Walker, Cara Scarmack, Nina Segal, Ramiz Monsef, Alex Borinsky, Javier Antonio González, Ignacio Lopez, Lisa Clair, Melisa Tien, Kate Dakota Kremer, Corinne Donly, Whitney White, Jeesun Choi, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Carlos Sirah, Jonathan Payne, Diane Xavier, Seonjae Kim, Georgina Escobar, and Raquel Almazan