PARTS UNKNOWN is a free play reading series showcasing new plays and plays in translation from around the world, including works by writers unfamiliar to U.S. audiences.
VTC is proud to partner with the 53rd Street Branch of the New York Public Library to present the PARTS UNKNOWN Play Reading Series in their newly opened atrium.

From Turkey/France

Thursday, October 18  7:00 PM


A New Play by Sedef Ecer

Translated by Amelia Parenteau

Directed by Lisa Rothe


With Gamze Ceylan,* Dashiell Eaves,* Kevin R. Free,* Ana Grosse,* Michelle Vo

Stage Management by Tiffany McWilliams


In a world of chaos, where International alliances have collapsed, everyone has become a refugee fleeing conflict and famine. As border crossing becomes increasingly dangerous, a lucrative commodity emerges in the digital marketplace. Your only hope for safety is a phone app: Follow the stories of three brave women — digital nomads — traversing the landscape in a new dystopian reality.

Seating is limited, so please RSVP.

New York Public Library
18 W 53rd St (btw 5th and 6th Aves)


This project is supported in part by
a grant from The American Turkish Society.

PARTS UNKNOWN Play Reading Series is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.