Award-winning Actor and Producer Veronica Dang and renowned creative studio Leviathan Lab are presenting a developmental reading of William Shakespeare’s classic play of star-crossed lovers set in modern-day New York City with a diverse cast and a focus on mental health on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 6:30pm at the chic and sexy bar Madame X, 94 West Houston St., New York, NY 10012.
Discussion and happy hour drink specials in the main bar after the reading. Doors open at 6pm.
Helmed by KM Jones, the cast of Romeo and Juliet includes Veronica Dang, Ariel Estrada, Raul Luna, Angela Liao-Chew, Jon Okabayashi, and Susanne Pinedo. The creative team also includes Stage Manager Emilia Smart-Denson and Production Manager Horacio Gutierrez.
This reading is made possible by the New York City Artist Corps, a program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs that aims to bring creative programming and engagement to every corner of the city and help bring the arts back to New York.
***Audience members will need to show proof of COVID vaccination and must wear masks during the event when not drinking. Must be 21 years old and over to attend.
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 (2021 DisOrient Film Audience Choice Award for Best Short Narrative). She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs. Click here for Cre8sianproject.com’s latest profile on Lia.
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