Stage Door Series presents
Annie Evans: She Speaks

A Dark Horse Theater Project production

Tuesday, January 15, 7pm

Backstage on the Veh Stage

You're in for an intimate evening with award-winning playwright Annie Evans. Dark Horse Theater Project presents a staged reading of She Speaks, an anthology of 5 monologues.

Catherine Gillet directs local actors Rosalind Ashford, Tara Sweeney, Marianne Carruth, Lori Corda, Joshua Clarke, and Joel Perkin for the one-night-only performance, with a Q&A to follow. The evening will run approximately one hour.

The Stage Door Series is TFAC's newest series, with patrons seated onstage with the artists for a unique perspective on concerts, theater, spoken word events, and more. Seating is limited, so reservations are strongly encouraged. Admission is $5. Beer, wine, and other concessions will be available. Learn more.

Annie Evans’s television work includes children's series Sesame Street, Oswald the Octopus, Once Upon a Tree, Out of the Box and many more. She has written and story edited Sesame Street stage musicals for Sesame Street Live!, Sesame Place, SeaWorld, Busch Garden, Beaches, Universal Studios, and for touring companies in Germany, the Netherlands, China, Australia and Singapore.

Annie’s plays have been produced at such theatres as Actors Theatre of Louisville, Manhattan Class Company, New York Stage and Film Company, Circle Repertory Company, Circle East, New Georges, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Asolo Theatre Center, The Hudson Theatre, The Westbank Cafe and The Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, among others.

Her play Ghost Stories is published by Samuel French and has been produced around the world. Funny Girls Coping with Boys, a collection of one-act plays and three of her monologues are published in Heinemann Press anthologies. Her piece Sleepwalking was turned into a radio play and performed on WPLR in New York.

Annie received a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts and two fellowships to the MacDowell Colony. For many years, she was the Literary Manager and produced a year-round reading series for New York Stage and Film Company. She has taught at Gotham Writers Workshop, The National Puppetry Conference and internationally for Sesame Street in Mexico, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Northern Ireland. She has also been a consultant for UNICEF teaching children’s television writing to producers and writers in India. Annie is a graduate of Brown University.

$5 Admission

Additional donations gratefully accepted at the door.

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