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The Rehearsal Room Presents an evening of new theatre writing from music and conversation

The second edition of 'The Rehearsal Room Presents', a salon-style night of theatre featuring half-hour rehearsed readings of two new plays, will be held on 21st May 2014 in London.

It will be hosted by playwright/performer and broadcaster/journalist Yasmeen Khan.

The event will include one of Yasmeen's readings and a second by another British Asian female writer.

There will also be a Q&A with special guest John Yorke, ex Controller of BBC Drama, current MD of Company Pictures and author of best-selling screenwriting book, “Into The Woods”.

Live music will come from hotly-tipped electronic duo Moonrags.     

The two readings will be “Commercial Broke”, a comedy by Yasmeen about three actors waiting to be auditioned for a beer commercial. Will diversity and advertising make for a good cocktail?

The second reading featured will be “Porcelain Dolls”, by Yasmin Whittaker-Khan, the writer of critically acclaimed play “Bells”. “Porcelain Dolls” is a taut drama set in Pakistan's eunuch community.

Listings information: The Rehearsal Room Presents, on 21st May, at The Pleasance, Carpenters Mews, North Road, London, N7 9EF, from 7.30pm.

Tickets: £8 (£6 concessions) can be obtained from pleasance.co.uk Box office: 020 7609 1800.
 

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