Friday, May 5, 2023

Wedding Night on Monday!

As I previously announced, my short play Wedding Night is receiving a staged reading on Monday at Anacostia Playhouse in Washington, D.C.

Tickets are now on sale. The show is pay-what-you-can, so if you're in the D.C. area, I hope you'll come out to see new work and support an important cultural institution in the Anacostia neighborhood.

Reneé L. Charlow is directing the evening of short work, which also includes A Day Outdoors by Steve Gold and Scott and Zelda Shapiro by Lawrence DuKore. The performance is scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm.

In Wedding Night, Shampa Basu plays Stella, a young woman saying goodbye to her mother Antonia (played by Sue Struve) after her marriage to an older man. Gabriel Alejandro plays the groom, Don, who has been married before in the past.

It's a dark, emotional show, and I hope the actors have a good time with it. The readings are a part of the theatre's "New Voices New Works" program that this time is investigating the theme "Love will make you do right/make you do wrong."

If you like what you see there, you might return for Anacostia Playhouse's mainstage show, 'Night Mother by Marsha Norman, now playing until May 14th.