Mar 4: Fay Burns! (Reading)

02.27.2017 06:00:00
Chicago Dramatists' Saturday Series: MARCH
Playwrights, theatre artists, and the general public convene in the Chicago Dramatists' theatre to witness the birth of a new work for the stage and to participate in its development by offering feedback to its playwright. The plays are always directed and rehearsed and are presented with minimal staging. After each reading, the audience members are invited to fill out written response sheets and to join in a post-reading discussion.

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 2:00pm
at Chicago Dramatists | 1105 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60642

Fay Burns!

By Resident Playwright Mary Ruth Clarke
Directed by Artistic Director Meghan Beals
Music Direction by Gay Glenn
Starring Mary Ruth Clarke, Tommy Bullington, & Ann Whitney

When a star struck middle-aged dreamer discovers that her long-time singing teacher has just returned from Manhattan, it can mean only one thing — he has found a producer for the Broadway musical they have created as her vehicle to stardom! Fay has one night to rehearse Sea Side Story, and be more ready than she has been in her whole life ever. (Good bye Kokomo, Indiana!)

This event is FREE ($7 suggested donation at the door) and open to the public.

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