Watch: Turning the Page: LCT Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose Featuring David Adjmi, Ayad Akhtar, Sarah Ruhl, James Lapine, Jack O’Brien and Andrew Rannells 

Updated: January 15, 2021

The LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES presented Turning the Page: LCT Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose featuring playwrights David Adjmi, Ayad Akhtar, and Sarah Ruhl, playwright and director James Lapine, director Jack O’Brien and actor Andrew Rannells reading from their own non-theatrical works on January 14.

New York, NY – August 7th, 2017: Ayad Akhtar posing for a portrait in New York.

Adjmi read from his memoir Lot Six: A Memoir; Akhtar from his critically-acclaimed Homeland Elegies: A Novel; Ruhl from her book of poetry 44 Poems for You; Lapine from his upcoming Putting It Together – How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George; O’Brien from his soon-to-be-published memoir Jack in the Box, or How to Goddam Direct; and Rannells from his collection of essays published under the title Too Much Is Not Enough: A Memoir of Fumbling Toward Adulthood. Introduced by poet Honor Moore (Ms. Moore’s latest memoir is Our Revolution: A Mother and Daughter at Midcentury, published in March 2020). Click below to watch through January 24.

Lia Chang

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.

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