March 18, 2019

MDC Playwright News: March 2019



EMMA CARTER

Congratulations to Emma Carter, who has just started rehearsals for The Light Burns Blue by Silva Semerciyan with the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center and StagePlay.

StagePlay is an immersive, performing arts field trip for children grades K-8 that adopts a holistic learning approach designed to satisfy Kansas & Missouri State educational standards. StagePlay is singular in its formation, holistic in its practice, and unique to Johnson County. It is the ONLY performing arts, education-based field trip providing three days of classroom curriculum, a theatrical performance, and engagement activities (including S.T.E.A.M.) facilitated through a field-trip model for area school districts.

Stageplay debuts this upcoming April. Content is geared towards grades 3-8. There is one public performance on Saturday, April 6 at 2pm. All other performances are just for schools.

KEVIN KING

Congratulations to Kevin King for Swallows being selected for the
Inge Play Lab in May!

LAVINIA ROBERTS

Lavinia will be an artist-in-residence at Newnan, Artrez, in Newnan, GA, March 19-April 2. While in Newnan, GA, she will teach puppetry workshops at Newnan’s Carnegie Library and at Backstreet Community Arts Center. She also will teach a playwriting workshop in the Theatre Department at West Georgia University. https://newnanartist.org

Her monologue Selfie was a part of 2019 Fast & Furious Festival at Spokane Stage Left Theater on March 15-17. https://spokanestageleft.org

Tonight's reading moved to Just Off Broadway


TONIGHT'S READING OF LINDSAY ADAMS' RATTLER HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE JUST OFF BROADWAY THEATRE. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

Rattler by Lindsay Adams

After Jen’s son Wyatt is accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend at a party, she is introduced to a support group for women whose relations have been accused of rape. With their encouragement, she decides she will stop at nothing to get to the truth of the matter and to get Wyatt’s charges dropped.

Content Advisory/Trigger Warning: Rattler includes dialogue describing an incident of sexual violence.

6:30pm Monday, March 18, 2019
Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Penn Valley Drive
Directed by Susan Proctor

Cast:
Jen – Kelsea McLean
Wyatt – Joshua Reany
Melanie/Kristin – Ai Vy Bui
Angie – Breahna Lynn Bulloch
Morgan/Holly – Jan Rog
Donna – Lana Dealy
Stage Directions – Grace Chang

March 12, 2019

Lindsay Adams' "Rattler" Reading March 18


Rattler by Lindsay Adams

After Jen’s son Wyatt is accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend at a party, she is introduced to a support group for women whose relations have been accused of rape. With their encouragement, she decides she will stop at nothing to get to the truth of the matter and to get Wyatt’s charges dropped.

Content Advisory/Trigger Warning: Rattler includes dialogue describing an incident of sexual violence.

6:30pm Monday, March 18, 2019
Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Penn Valley Drive
Directed by Susan Proctor

Cast:
Jen – Kelsea McLean
Wyatt – Joshua Reany
Melanie/Kristin – Ai Vy Bui
Angie – Breahna Lynn Bulloch
Morgan/Holly – Jan Rog
Donna – Lana Dealy
Stage Directions – Grace Chang