MainStreet Musicals Inc. will be collaborating with Temple Theaters in presenting three staged readings in Randall Theater from January 10-11. With both professional actors and student performers, these readings include Merton of the Movies, directed by Temple Theaters' Artistic Director Douglas C. Wager; Pride and Prejudice, directed by Professor Peter Reynolds; and Under Fire, directed by Nick Anselmo of Drexel University.
In Conflict, the award-winning play adapted by Douglas C. Wager, will be screened at Tomlinson Theater on November 15 at 7:30 pm in honor of Temple University's Military Appreciation Month. In Conflict, based on the book by Yvonne Latty, is a collection of personal stories from Iraq War veterans. This presentation will include a special Q&A session with Wager and Latty.
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo designers tackle a unique project by Deneia Washington Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, the Pulitzer Prize nominated drama by Rajiv Joseph about the early days of the Iraqi War, is set to hit the Adrienne Theater in Center City in September and all behind-the-scenes personnel, including graduate students John Eddy and Liz Phillips, have been hard at work formulating ideas that capture and enhance director David Girard’s vision for this production fo
Cast discusses the importance of the plays in YouTube videos The cast of the The Brother/Sister Plays recently recorded a few videos about the trilogy in Annenberg Hall's TV Studio. Edward Mawere, Jaela Cheek-Lomax, and Jared Corbin Manders spoke about the characters, the themes, and the impact of these pivotal plays by 2013 MacArthur Foundation awardee Tarell Alvin McCraney.