Play Readings: Online and Live

Online Readings

Join us for the online readings of two new, exciting plays, performed by professional actors! Coordinated to take place over Zoom, these online readings allow audience members to ask questions and make comments in the chat box, which will be addressed in a talk-back discussion following the live recording of the show. Access is limited, so please reserve your spot early.

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November 21 – 24, 2020

Welcome to Matteson!

Directed by Andrew Binger
A suburban couple hosts a welcome-to-the-neighborhood dinner party for their new neighbors — a couple recently (forcibly) relocated from Chicago’s roughest housing project — and it’s anything but welcoming. A dark intra-racial comedy about reverse gentrification and how we deal with the “other” when the other looks just like us. All pre-recorded video will be…
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January 23 – 26, 2021


Directed by Jill Harrison
An intimate, subtle comedy set in the near future, BABEL offers a dynamic world where two couples, and a talking stork, traverse infertility, prenatal genetic testing, and the lengths they will go to for the love of their future children. All pre-recorded video will be accessible any time from 7pm on January 24 until 11:59pm…

Live Readings

This year, Passage will be producing live, in-person, staged readings of our two shows currently being developed through PlayLab, THE OK TRENTON PROJECT and GROUP!

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March 27, 2021


In this new musical, six women from vastly different worlds come together to battle the great the great equalizer: addiction. At a time when the opioid crisis continues to build, and sexual assault and trauma have risen to the forefront of our country’s consciousness, Group! explores the terrifying, desperate and often funny journey toward women’s…
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June 19, 2021

The OK Trenton Project

Directed by C. Ryanne Domingues
Associate Writers: Ryanne Domingues and Victoria DavidjohnDramaturgs: Kevin Bergen, Carlos Castillo, Jonathan Conner, Jane Cox, Stacey Derosier, Kara Jonsson, Alexandra Kostis, Dara Lewis, Bruce Lindsay, Robin Shane, Wendi Smith, and Yoshinori Tanokura  The OK Trenton Project is a documentary-style play about the reaction to a sculpture entitled “Helping Hands,” which was designed and built by local…