Suzan-Lori Parks: Watch Me Work


WATCH ME WORK is a play with an action and dialogue – it’s also a Meta-theatrical FREE writing class! Come join us. 

xoxo SLP

This performance piece, a meditation on the artistic process and an actual work session, features Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks working on her newest writing project in the newly built mezzanine of The Public Theater lobby. The audience is invited to come and watch her work and/or to share the space and get some of their own writing work done. During the last fifteen minutes of the performance Parks will answer any questions the audience might have regarding their own work and their creative process.

Suzan-Lori Parks is the Master Writer Chair at The Public Theater. Her work includes Topdog/Underdog, 365Days/365Plays and the novel Getting Mother's Body.

WATCH ME WORK takes place on the mezzanine of The Public Theater lobby. All performances are at 5pm and last 75 minutes. The following performances are free and open to the public.

April 11 (*4:30pm), 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Performance dates/times subject to change.