Parents escape their responsibilities at the swank resort Paradise Cove, and receive the ultimate parting gift when they get to bring their Child Care Expert home from vacation with them in Radha Blank's Nannyland as part of the Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series at the Public Theater (425 Lafayette St), 7pm, RSVP at 212-967-7555.
The last play in the Epic Theater Ensemble's Sunshine Series 2009, Nancy Harrow and Will Pomerantz's This Side of Paradise Book at East 13th Street Theater (136 E 13th St), 7pm today and 2pm tomorrow, RSVP here.
A dressmaker on the Lower East Side in the 1890s meets, via time-warp, a writer playing an 1890s dressmaker on the LES in present-day New York in Margie and Josephine at Ars Nova (511 W 54th St), 7pm, RSVP here.
Theater Resources Unlimited presents a reading of The Unbleached American, a love duet by Michael Aman, as part of the 2009 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, followed by a panel discussion at Players Theater (115 MacDougal St), 7pm, RSVP at 212-475-1449.
Taking an unconventional look at Homer's Oddysey, Melissa James Gibson's new play Current Nobody (park of the INKubator Summer Series) examines the personal costs of epic ambitions. At DR2 (103 E 15th St), 7pm, RSVP here.