2021-2022 Season

Our 2021-2022 season has come to a close, but we’re not done yet! Please join us June 24 through July 8 as we host our annual One Acts Play Festival!

Our 2022 One Act Festival runs from 8:00pm EST June 24 through July 8 and will feature short plays from some of the playwrights from this past season! Tickets are required.

Please visit our One Acts Festival page for additional information and to purchase tickets!

To watch readings from earlier this season, or readings from previous seasons, check out our Readings page or YouTube channel.

About WSRT

Walking Shadow’s mission is to provide a virtual platform for playwrights to hear their in-development works read aloud. Playwrights receive interdisciplinary feedback from our company members to develop their work. We provide feedback from a panel of professionals in fields including writing, editing, playwriting, education, acting, directing, and technical theatre. We also have experts bringing perspectives from fields such as mental health, technology, and theology. We help new and experienced playwrights refine their works through performance and constructive feedback.

Walking Shadow Readers Theatre was originally launched in 2005 as Walking Shadow Theatre Company. It was founded by alumni of South Lakes High School in Reston, VA, who reunited to produce theatre in Washington, DC. The company transformed into a virtual readers theatre in June, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the changing world of American theatre.

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