Featured actors: Sun King Davis, Allyson Currin, Liz Mamana, Christ Stezin, Megan Graves (l to r) Photo Credit: Keith Bridges
The award-winning Keegan Theatre re-opened its doors to a newly renovated performance space and an explosive production of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Keegan's expanded 2015/16 Season includes the world premiere of THE DEALER OF BALLYNAFEIGH by Rosemary Jenkinson. This popular Keegan playwright will be part of DC's Women's Voices Theater Festival. October/November 2015
Photo Credit: Keith Bridges Media
Inspired by true-to-life events surrounding the so-called flea market Renoir, STOLEN BEAUTY by DC playwright Leslie Kobylinski explores how the accidental discovery of an art masterpiece threatens to unhinge a family and destroy the lives of everyone involved. This world premiere is part of DC's groundbreaking Women's Voices Theater Festival - a celebration of original works by female writers in more than 50 of the Washington region's professional theaters. Free Admission. Reservations Strongly Suggested.
Oct 6, 20 & Nov 2, 3 Multiple Venues
The FIRST DRAFT Reading Series will kick off its 2015/16 season with IDDY & O by FD's Inaugural Playwright-in-Residence, Richard C. Washer with music by Alvin Smithson, at the 14th Annual Page-To-Stage Festival. Set in a strange world where Greek Mythology meets Burlesque, a young woman joins a traveling troupe of performers only to find they are rehearsing a version of her life story. IDDY & O is part of the MODERN GREEKS at THE ROSE new play series.
Monday, Sept 7 @ 8:30pm
Millennium Stage North, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Free Admission. No Reservations Needed.
Word Driven. Audience Tested.
First Draft New Play Development
by Richard C. Washer
STOLEN BEAUTY Photo Credit: Keith Bridges Media
One of our favs From the 365 archive Photo Credit: Keith Bridges Media
Every day THE ROSE THEATRE CO. posts a new photo with a challenge. Within 24 hours write a short story of no more than 200 words based on the photo you see. All entries will be eligible to win a chance to develop their story in to a full play with the team at FIRST DRAFT. Click here to enter!