We generally hold one Play Reading (Stammtisch) per month, depending on impact of on-going productions and other activities. Normally these take place at Zucker or The Curious Room.

2019 Play Readings:
  • November 29th - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - Selected plays by Sam Bobrick
  • October 21st - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre
  • September 9th - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Twelve Angry Men" by Reginald Rose, adapted by Sherman L. Sergel
  • August 19th - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "27 Short Plays" by Christopher Durang
  • July 15th - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Aladdin" by James Barry
  • June 28th - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "French Without Tears" by Terence Rattigan
  • April 26th - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Puss in Boots" by Angela Carter and "The Jackpot" by John Lewis
  • April 9th - (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Don't Drink the Water" by Woody Allen
  • March 25th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "The Hollow" by Agatha Christie
  • February 18th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Sense & Sensibility" by Kate Hamill
  • January 17th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durang

2018 Play Readings:
  • December 6th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Wyrd Sisters" by Terry Pratchett
  • October 4th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Time Flies" and "Babel's in Arms" by David Ives (spring proposals)
  • September 26th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Family Album" by Noel Coward and "The Jackpot" by John Lewis (spring proposals)
  • August 28th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Business Lunch at the Russian Tea Room" by Christopher Durang
  • July 9th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Old Actors Never Die...They Simply Lose the Plot" by Lynn Brittney
  • June 26th  (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "The Jackpot", an original script, by John Lewis
  • April 20th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "We are Three Sisters" by Blake Morrison (autumn proposal)
  • March 23rd (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "The Skin of Our Teeth" by Thornton Wilder
  • February 20th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Closer" by Patrick Marber

2017 Play Readings:
  • December 4th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "The Man Who Came to Dinner" by George S Kaufman and Moss Hart
  • November 30th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan" by Arthur Miller
  • October 27th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "We are Three Sisters" by Blake Morrison
  • August 24th (The Curous Room) at 19:00 - "Men at Arms" by Terry Pratchett
  • July 24th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "Butterflies are Free" by Leonard Gershe
  • June 15th (Zucker) at 19:00 - "Play it Again, Sam" by Woody Allen
  • April 12th (Green Sheep) at 19:00 - "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" by Alan Ball
  • March 16th (Zucker) at 19:00 - "Are You Lonesome Tonight" by Alan Bleasdale
  • February 20th (The Curious Room) at 19:00 - "The Wisdom of Eve" by Mary Orr

2016 Play Readings:
  • December 7th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, David McGillivray, Walter Zerlin Jr.
  • November 30th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Men are Beasts and Women are Cruel" by Bruno Sousa
  • October 12th  (West Side Theatre) at 19:00  - "Cripple of Inishmaan" by Martin McDonagh
  • September 7th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes
  • August 10th  (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "The Underpants" by Carl Sternherim, adapted by Steve Martin. 
  • July 27th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Guards! Guards!" by Terry Pratchett
  • May 18th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00  - "The 39 Steps" by Patrick Barlow (proposed for the November production)
  • April 27th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "The Day They Kidnapped the Pope" by Joao Bethencourt (proposed for the November production)
  • April 6th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 -  'God of Carnage' by Yasmina Reza

2015 Play Readings:
  • December 2nd (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "William Shakespeare’s
    STAR WARS" by Ian Doescher
  • October 14th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Harvey" by Mary Chase
  • September 9th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of Macbeth" by David McGillivray & Walter Zerlin
  • August 19th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Quatermass and the Pit" by Nigel Kneale
  • July 15th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durang
  • June 24th (ESOC) at 19:00 - "The Shadow Box" by Michael Cristofer
  • June 17th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "The day they kidnapped the Pope" by Joao Bethencourt
  • May 12th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "The Visit" by Friedrich Dürrenmatt 
  • March 7th (West Side Theatre) from 9:45-15:45 - Play reading day for selection of November 2015 production 

2014 Play Readings:
  • December 3rd (West Side Theatre) at 18:00 - "Season's Greetings" by Alan Ayckbourn
  • November 5th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "The Wisdom of Eve" by Mary Orr - cancelled
  • October 15th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "The BFG" by Roald Dahl
  • September 10th (West Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "A friend of a friend" by Bruno Sousa and "For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls" by Christopher Durang
  • July 16th (Wet Side Theatre) at 19:00 - "Who is afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee
  • June 18th (West Side Theatre) at 18:00 - "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" by Dario Fo
  • May 14th (West Side Theatre) at 18:00 - "A friend of a friend" by Bruno Sousa / "The visit" by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
  • April 9th (Restaurant Sardegna) at 18:00 - "A view from the bridge" by Arthur Miller
  • March 12th (West Side Theatre) at 18:45 - "Art" by Yasmina Reza
  • February 5th (Hotel Restaurant Bockshaut) at 18:45 - "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett

2013 Play Readings:
  • November 20th ("Glasschrank") at 18:00 - "Bouncers & Shakers! by John Godber and Jane Thornton
  • October 2nd ("Glasschrank") at 18:00 - "Frankenstein the Pantomine" by Martin Hailey
  • August 8th ("Glasschrank") at 18:00 - tbd
  • July 10th ("Glasschrank") at 18:00 - "Blythe Spirit" by Noël Coward
  • June 5th ("Glasschrank") at 18:00 - "Black Comedy" be Peter Shaffer and "Frankenstein the Panto" by David Swan
  • May 8th ("Glasschrank") at 18:00 - "39 steps" by John Buchan
  • April 3rd  ("Glasschrank")  at 18:00  - "The Lion in Winter" by James Goldman
  • March 13th ("Glasschrank")  at 18:00 "The Haunted Through Lounge and Recessed Dining Nook at Farndale Castle" by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jnr. 
  • February 13th  ("Glasschrank")  at 18:30 - "Trail of Stones" by Gwen Strauss

2012 Play Readings:
  • November 27 (ESOC Room K112) at 18:00 - "Black Horse" by Bruno Sousa
  • April 4th ("Glasschrank")
  • March 6th  ("Glasschrank")  at 18:30 - "Allo. Allo!"
  • February 2nd (ESOC, HVI)
  • January 24th ("Glasschrank")  at 18:30 
2011 Play Readings:
  • December 20th ("Glasschrank", Pützerstrasse 6, 64287 Darmstadt at 18:30)
  • August 16th ("The Sea" at the new venue "Glasschrank")
  • June 21st (ESOC) - starting at 18:00
  • June 19th (ESOC)
  • June 7th (The Wyrd Sisters)
  • April 27th (The Whole Shebang)
  • March 23rd (The Disorderly Women)
  • February (Revenge)

2010 Play Readings:
  • December (The Physicists)
  • November - 9th (The man of la Mancha)
  • October - 12th (The Physicists, Merry Lynch)
  • July - 6th (The Opposite Sex)
  • June - 8th (A Matter Of Husbands, A Question Of Sex, King Arthur's Socks and The Judgement of Paris)
  • April - 21st (Inherit the Wind)
  • March - 3rd (The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of Macbeth)
  • February - 16th (Wyrd Sisters)
  • January - 19th (One for the Road)

2009 Play Readings:
  • December - 17th (Revenge, White Liars)
  • September - 30th (The Tragedy of..., Elephant Man, a Night Out)
  • August - 18th (The Opposite Sex)
  • July - 22nd (Our Country's Good)
  • May - 20th (sketches David Ives, Pulp Fiction)
  • April - 28th (no reading, just a lot of talking)