by Dahlia Katz, rehearsal photos by Dahlia Katz
Directors, designers and actors gathered. Playwrights submitted their final drafts and they sat in on rehearsals. Three very different worlds began to come to light. FireWorks was officially in the works.
A young professor of film theory is threatened by an anonymous mystery student.Mature Themes, 18+
Theory Roundtable with Helen Androlia and Norman Yeung
The internet has provided us with an opportunity to connect with each other and explore new ideas. It has, however, also provided an environment for humanity's baser instincts to flourish unchecked. Social media professional Helen Androlia talks to playwright Norman Yeung about his work 'Theory', and the crossing of lines - the line between beliefs and agendas, online personas and offline lives, and where obsession crosses into the public light.
***GLORIA’S GUY by Joan Burrows, directed by Anne Harper
How long can a girl hold a grudge? Or can an old flame burn bright? A comedy/drama about forgiveness, redemption and maybe even love!
What makes a play a comedy? How do the various artists involved make you laugh? A professional actor, director and playwright discuss the particulars of creating comedy on stage from their unique, and sometimes disparate, perspectives.
***MEASURE OF THE WORLD by Shirley Barrie, directed by Molly Thom
Peru 1736: French scientific ambition meets mestiza cunning and a grand quest is swamped by personal obsessions.
Measure of the World tells the story of three men and their search for greatness. Join three historians and the playwright as they discuss the influences at work around the men on their quest, including the role of women and politics in 18th century South America.