Reading Series

Immigration Stories

This year, Inis Nua presents an expanded Reading Series focusing on immigration. Whether it’s the Mexican wall, Polish workers or uneasy Muslim communities, this issue has fueled much of the political controversy in both the US and the UK. All readings at The Theaters at The Drake.

The Session by Andrew Muir
Monday, January 23 at 7pm
English lad meets Polish beauty… who cares if they can’t speak the same language?

Untitled by Inua Ellams
Monday, March 13 at 7pm
Starring Akeem Davis
Directed by Tom Reing
Very different destinies await brothers from Nigeria after an unsuccessful naming ceremony.

Speechless by Linda Brogan and Polly Teale
Monday, May 1 at 7pm
This tale of “Silent Twins” is based on the true story of a family from Barbados living in Wales.

Heritage Reading

Our Heritage Reading Series features a play that has inspired the playwrights we produce.

A Taste of Honey  by Shelagh Delaney
Monday, April 10 at 7pm
Premiering in 1958, this groundbreaking play follows a 17-year-old working class girl as she navigates the class, race and sexual divisions of 1950s Great Britain.

Book Tickets

Immigration Stories is supported by a grant from the Virginia Brown Martin Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation