(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) — The Ladies Playwright Collection (WPS) returns for its twenty ninth season on the Centenary Stage Firm with 4 brand-new performs. This season’s choice options Atlas the Lonely Gibbon by Deborah Yarchun on Wednesday, April 14; The Persuadables by Hallie Palladino on Wednesday, April 21; Cotton’s Story by Pauline David-Sax on Wednesday, April 28; and Loretta the Yodeling Cowgirl by Vita Patrick Morales on Wednesday, Could 5.
All performances will start at 7:30 PM and can be held within the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Heart at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. Admission to all WPS occasions are by donation and advance reservations are extremely inspired as seating is assigned and restricted. A minimal $5.00 donation required to order prematurely. To order go to centenarystageco.org or name the CSC field workplace at (908) 979 – 0900.
Centenary Stage Firm may even provide a reside streaming possibility accompanying the in-person performances. Reside stream entry is free to take part with donations appreciated. WPS reside streams can be made accessible for viewing at centenarystageco.org.
The 2020/21 Ladies Playwrights Collection choices embrace:
Atlas the Lonley Gibbon by playwright, Deborah Yarchun, is a darkly comedic thriller set sooner or later. Irene, a 28-year-old journalist, has lately had her job downgraded to modifying AI (Synthetic Intelligence)-generated articles. Her husband, David, is a cybercrime journalist who introduces greater than sufficient greater than sufficient applied sciences into their residence, with unnerving penalties. “Atlas…” explores the place we’re heading as a society and the complicated advantages and harmful potentialities of a totally wired worldDrive can be offered on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 pm.
The Persuadables by Hallie Palladino, follows a bunch of morally challenged election consultants are engaged by a conservative billionaire to mount an enormous public affect marketing campaign. Utilizing a mix of cutting-edge knowledge mining and old school disinformation they set about redefining the primary modification. The Persuadables can be offered on Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 pm.
Cotton’s Story by Pauline David-Sax isn’t your grandmother’s Beatrice Potter. The play is a pleasant laugh-out-loud story pitting whimsy in opposition to the persistence of 1 resolute rabbit in her quest to inform her actual story of what actually occurred within the carrot patch that day. Cotton’s Story can be offered on Wednesday, April 28th at 7:30 pm.
Loretta the Yodeling Cowgirl by Vita Patrick Morales is impressed by a real story. Loretta and her wiry pal, Em, who reside in a house for the aged in Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania. Their days are the identical and their banter circuitous. However, when Loretta learns that her daughters are about to promote the household residence, she travels again in time to the times of her Yodeling Cowgirl fame, and the alternatives she made for happiness. Loretta the Yodeling Cowgirl can be offered on Wednesday, Could 5th at 7:30.
Centenary Stage Firm’s Ladies Playwrights Collection has featured the work of greater than 80 rising playwrights. This system has additionally taken 18 performs to full manufacturing from the collection. Led by program director Catherine Rust, the Ladies Playwrights Collection gives playwrights the chance to work with skilled actors and administrators in a workshop rehearsal course of, and to listen to their work in entrance of a reside viewers – a crucial a part of the event course of. Full of life talk-backs with the playwright and forged observe every presentation, and one play is chosen annually because the winner of the Susan Glaspell Award and receives a full manufacturing within the following main-stage season with CSC.
For extra info or to order, go to centenarystageco.org or name the Centenary Stage Firm field workplace at (908) 979 – 0900. The field workplace is open Monday via Friday from 1 – 5 PM and two hours previous to all performances. The Centenary Stage Firm field workplace is positioned within the Lackland Performing Arts Heart on the campus of Centenary College at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. Centenary Stage Firm may also be discovered throughout social media platforms; Fb, Twitter and Instagram. Like and observe to obtain the newest in CSC information and particular gives.
Centenary Stage Firm stays dedicated to the well being and security of our group and adheres to all necessities set forth by the State of New Jersey together with, however not restricted to; observing social distancing, restricted capability, and requiring masks or facial coverings. For extra info relating to CSC COVID-19 insurance policies go to centenarystageco.org/faq.
The 2020-2021 season of performing arts occasions on the Centenary Stage Firm is made attainable via the beneficiant assist of the Geraldine R. Dodge Basis, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Basis, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Basis, the Sandra Kupperman Basis, and CSC company sponsors, together with Premiere Season Sponsor The Home of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Heart Atlantic Well being System, Residence As an alternative Senior Care (Washington), and Fulton Financial institution, and Centenary Stage Firm members and supporters.
PHOTO: WPS Studying of Turning by Darrah Cloud in April 2018 (Photograph Credit score: Chris Younger)