Enjoy an Evening of Scene Readings
From 12 Winning Writers Lab Screenplays
Performed by Celebrity Talent
Directed by Amber Sealey

About the Lab

The Writers Lab is produced by IRIS and New York Women in Film & Television
in collaboration with the Writers Guild of America, East and Raleigh Studios
It is made possible by the generous support of Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey

Meet The Writers

Carol Carpenter

The Guadalupe

Melody Cooper

The Sound of Darkness

Meredith DePaolo

Devil’s Eye

Nancy Duff

Dead Drop

Kate Erickson

Roll With It

Tina Field Howe


Christina Hulen

A Gentleman of Good Hope

Christine Toy Johnson

Look Up

Nanci Katz


Leslie Longworth

One Bad Astronaut

Barbara Nunberg

Willful Blindness

Stephanie Stanley

The Radical

Special Guest Director Amber Sealey

Amber Sealey

Amber Sealey is an award-winning director, writer, producer, performer and acting coach. She has directed three feature films, the most recent, NO LIGHT & NO LAND ANYWHERE, Executive Produced by Miranda July, is being theatrically released in late 2017. IndieWire said the film could “further cement Sealey’s reputation as one of the most promising directors of female-driven stories working the U.S. today.”

Featured Performers

Ajiona Alexus
Robert Beitzel
Daniela Bobadilla
Juan Javier Cardenas
Nadine Ellis
Nathan Gamble
Deborah Lew
Floriana Lima
Matt Malloy
Lucas Neff
Harold Perrineau

Special Thanks

Writers Lab Out Loud would like to thank Casting Directors Justine Hempe and Susan Paley Abramson, Paley/Hempe Casting.

The evening was made possible by the generosity of the following sponsors.

Contact Us

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