Chez Rikers: An Urban Fable

by Charles Leipart





Charles Leipart is a former Fellow of the Edward F. Albee Foundation. A native of Chicago, he is a graduate of Northwestern University and a member of the National New Play Network’s New Play Exchange. He lives and writes in New York City and is a member of The Dramatists Guild and ASCAP. Chez Rikers: An Urban Fable was read in the theater for the New City, New Blood reading series in June 2017. His play Cream Cakes in Munich was awarded first prize in the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival One-Act Contest 2016. Swimming at the Ritz, his original portrait of Pamela Churchill Harriman, was developed with award-winning BBC director David Giles and supported by the Arts Council England, with a U.S. premiere at the New Jersey Repertory Company in 2015.

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