Sunday, September 11, 2016

CENTERSTAGE ANNOUNCES NEW PLAY LAB

We’re thrilled to announce our new fall Play Lab by award-winning playwright Larissa FastHorse, which will take place this fall at the Lord Baltimore Hotel. Center Stage would like to thank the Lord Baltimore Hotel for graciously opening its doors to our artists and audiences while we are under renovation in our Calvert Street home.

The Thanksgiving Play
By Larissa FastHorse
Directed by Gavin Witt
WHEN: Fri, Sep 16, 7:30 pm,  Sat, Sep 17, 7:30 pm, Sun, Sep 18, 2 pm
WHERE:
Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 W. Baltimore St. (lordbaltimorehotel.com)
ADMISSION: $10 | $5 for Members

A mismatched but well-meaning foursome sets out to devise a politically correct school play that can somehow sensitively celebrate both Thanksgiving and Native American Month. How can this wildly diverse quartet—separated by cultural chasms and vastly different perspectives on history—navigate a complicated, hilarious thicket of privilege, representation, and of course school district regulations? The schools are waiting, and the pageant must go on!

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What are Play Labs?
Developing a new play doesn’t happen overnight. The process of workshops, readings, and rewrites play a vital role in helping playwrights see and hear their work—as plot holes get fixed, characters get solidified, dialogue comes to life, and the play gets on its feet. First audiences are at the heart of that effort. Center Stage Play Labs are dedicated to this cause.

This play was developed though the Joe Dowling Annaghmakerrig Fellowship from the Guthrie and a Table/Room/Stage Finishing Commission from Artists Repertory Theatre.

Special thanks to our partners at the Lord Baltimore Hotel.