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The Archivists | Play Reading, Talkback & Reception

June 6 @ 4:30 pm

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Exploring the history of the queer archive movement and the need for communities to protect their own histories, the new play The Archivists will premiere as a staged reading on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 4:30p [doors at 4:00p], held at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

The cast includes Samora La Perdida (My Broken Language, Signature Theatre), Kyr Siegel (Bliss, Breaking The Binary/Public Theater), and Rudy Galvan (“Chicago, P.D.”, NBC), and will be stage managed by Emily Howe.

The reading will be followed by a reception and conversation between writer-director Ann Kreitman (recipient of The Drama League’s Beatrice Terry Residency), Alexandra Volgyesi from the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and archivist/artist/activist Stephanie Alvarado.

Presented in partnership between the American LGBTQ+ Museum, The Drama League, and Theatre Row.

*Seating starts at 4:00p. Curtain promptly at 4:30p.*

Venue is fully accessible via elevator. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. Please reach out with any questions, requests or needs [one week prior, if possible] to info@americanlgbtqmuseum.org.