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tc Out Loud is a free new works reading series that gives local writers the chance to hear their words read, local actors the opportunity to practice their cold-reading skills, and the community to come together.

Watch this page for news about future tc Out Loud initiatives and future submission deadlines! 

For more information on tc Out Loud, please email Jenna Turk, Artistic Associate.

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Past tc Out Loud Events

  • 2020

    March 2, 2020 - Spotlight at the Eddy: Out Loud Edition

    • Fire Waltz by featured playwright Kris Demeanor & Little Miss Higgins
      • Performed by Kris Demeanor & Little Miss Higgins
    • First Encounter: A Connecting Story by Paul Grahame (Composer & Lyricist)
      • Performed by Ryan Maschke
    • Baba Yaga by Camille Pavlenko (Book) & Kathryn Smith (Music & Lyrics)
      • Performed by Selina Wong, Selina Fisher and Caitlynne Medrek
    • Home for the Holidays by Cayley Wreggitt (Book) & Alixandra Cowman (Music & Lyrics)
      • Performed by Billy Brown and Selina Wong
    • Off the Beaten Path by Tory Doctor (Librettist) & Nicolas Rhodes (Composer)
      • Performed by Selina Fisher and Glen Mills

    * Two songs from each musical were performed

    Plus two original songs:

    • "Poke & Stick Tattoo" by Bryson Wiese
    • "Window Man Lover" by Allison Lynch
  • 2019

    May 3, 2019

    The Value of Dark Stories by Anna Cummer
    Cantata, Or notes from the end of time by Clem Martini
    forever anyway by Amy Elizabeth Sawka                
    The Cole-Freeley Experiment by featured playwright Michaela Jeffery

    Read by: Vanessa Jetté Naya, Allison Lynch, Devin MacKinnon, Mike Tan, Ben Wong, Selina Wong

    February 8, 2019

    Star Gazers by Eden Middleton
    Thoughts and Prayers by Arun Lakra
    Real Job by Arielle Rombough
    And Doctor Foster Went to Gloster by featured playwright John Murrell

    Read by: Christopher Hunt, Mark Kunji Ikeda, Haysam Kadri, Duval Lang, Natasha Strickey, Shari Wattling

  • 2018

    November 2, 2018

    Art Show by Ted Stenson
    The Servant by Maria Crooks
    My Testimonial by Greg MacArthur
    Are We Fools? by featured playwright Cheryl Foggo

    Read by: Janelle Cooper, Chris Enright, Arielle Rombough, Makambe Simamba, Tenaj Williams

    March 23, 2018

    A Jew and a Muslim Walk into a Comedy by Caroline Russell-King
    The Cell by Tim Ford
    Painstakers by Valmai Goggin
    Exia, by featured playwright Meg Braem

    Read by: Valerie Ann Pearson, Keshia Cheesman, Chantelle Han, Devon Dubnyk, with stage directions by Jennifer Taylor

    February 9, 2018

    In Case of Fire by James Odin Wade
    A Dinner Party by Christopher Duthie
    Untitled by featured playwright, Sharon Pollock

    Read by: Valerie Planche, Brett Dahl, Alison DeRegt, Curt McKinstry, with stage directions by Jennifer Taylor

  • 2017

    December 1, 2017

    These Moments of Shine: A Dokumentary by Camille Pavlenko
    Bare Trees by Gordon Pengilly
    In May by Ryan Reese
    Fifty Monkeys, Maybe by featured playwright Karen Hines.

    Read by: Elinor Holt, Armin Karame, Bianca Miranda, Scott Olynek, Karen Hines, with stage directions by Jennifer Taylor