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Congrats to Filmmaker Managing Editor Matt Ross for the successful reading of his screenplay Plays Well with Others at Tom Noonan’s Paradise Theater this past Wednesday night. The reading, which featured Cynthia Nixon, Sonia Braga, Tom Gilroy, Dean Wareham and others, was the first in a series sponsored by the Hamptons International Film Festival.

When I say “successful,” though, I’m basing that on heresay. As this Indiewire piece notes, the reading was wildly overcrowded, and the dutiful Filmmaker staff who showed up — Mary Glucksman, Peter Bowen and myself — joined a sizable group (which included development folks from some major NYC companies) turned away at the door. Oh well, next time, Matt…

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