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New Play Series 2019 – “Women Leading” Press Release

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Greetings, Everyone.  Here is the press release for Itinerant Theatre’s 4th annual New Play Series.  Note the dates, location, times, and ticket prices (including a new discount ticket offer if you want to attend the entire series).  In a later blog we’ll break out the plays by each of the six performances, since each play will run only once at one performance.  Fifty one plays!

Press Release follows:

DATED MATERIAL ENDS: 11:00PM, June 2, 2019
Contact: Joy Pace at 337.436.6275 or
ITINERANT THEATRE PRESENTS “The Play’s the Thing- New Play Series: Women Leading” Weekends of May 24-June 2 in Studio 339 of CENTRAL SCHOOL CENTER FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Itinerant Theatre will present 51 new 10-minute and short plays from around the world for its fourth annual “The Play’s the Thing – New Play Series”. This year’s theme is “Women Leading”. Over 900 submissions were sent from 7 countries & the United States. The narrow 51 selected will be presented as staged readings, bringing the characters and stories to life in an intimate setting before local audiences on May 24, 25, 31st and June 1st at 7pm, and Sundays May 26th and June 2nd at 2pm. Every performance date will be a separate set of plays, so catch as many as you can, or delight yourself and catch them all, for a whirlwind adventure through powerful stories of leadership, history, triumph, humor and humanity.

The all-local actors are:  Keshi Bartie, Amanda Boutin, Samantha Brunson, Georgina Graves, Jordan Gribble, Tasha Guidry, Jo Ann Hanks, Tiffany Granger Jacko, Tony James, Hannah Jolivette, Rowan Metcalf, Himshree Neupane, Taylor Novak, Heather Phillips, Supratik Regmi, Natalie Sell, Travis Spears, Peyton Stanford, and Jaylin Williams. Joy Pace is Director and Michelle Brunson is Technical Director.

For a schedule of the plays please visit or visit Itinerant Theatre’s Facebook page. The plays are: AGATHE by Angela J. Davis, Amazons of Tomorrow by Rex McGregor, Angel in Hell by George J. Bryjak, Anonymous by Sandra A. Daley-Sharif, Being Wendy Wasserstein A monologue based on interviews with Wendy Wasserstein, By Karen Fix Curry, Bella Napoli by Steve Gold, Blood by Yael Haskal, The Body Washer by Rosemary Frisino Toohey, Bold Dorothy, Retired by Colleen O’Doherty, The Color of Vengeance by Lynn Marie Macy, Cope, Cope! By Robert Brophy, The Dance Maker by Susan Shafer, Death Defying By Stephen Kaplan, Directions by Penny Jackson, Eshun, The Irresistible One by Susan Kelso, Fate Demands It by Carolynne Wilcox, Female Flyers A One-Act Play By Elizabeth Cava, Glo By Chris Shaw Swanson, Hello Ocean By J. Lois Diamond, History & the Femmes by Kat Meads, I Feel Good! A Monologue By J. Lois Diamond, I Had a Bird By Genevieve Jessee, I’ll Love You til the Cows Come Home by Greg Burdick, In Her Golden Years By Steven Korbar, Inez and Alice Consort By Jill Maynard, The Interview by Mary Caroline Rogers, It’s Going to be a Great Day by Paul Bowman, I’ve Got This by Ken Levine, Just a Girl? by Susan Shafer, Laundry At the Coin & Spin by Stacey Isom Campbell, Magic Hour By Jack Karp, Miriam May’im by Susan Kelso, A Misinterpretation of Events By Margie Semilof, Miss Irrelevant by Jeff Stolzer, Mrs. Rothman’s Revenge By Tajlei Levis, The New Meteorologist by Laurie Allen, Oh, Say Can You See by David Sobel, Permission by Rachael Carnes, Pickers by James McLindon , The Politics of Pluck by Elyse Kallen , Princess Audrey by Tracy Held Potter, Project W by DREW DAVIS, The Ring By Dwayne Yancey, Shifting Emojis by Robin Caroline, Susquehanna by John F. Sarno, There’s a New Goddess in Town by L.Z. Zephyr, A Trip to Eden by Nancy Gall-Clayton, Vacuum Seal By Mildred Inez Lewis, We ReMember By AMY OESTREICHER, Where Mama Left Off by Doc Andersen-Bloomfield, and Who Will Witness for the Witness by Susan Hansell.

Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for Seniors, and $5.00 for Students. Buy a pass to all 6 performances for Adults $50.00, Seniors, $40.00 and Students $25.00. Purchase @ or reserve @ 337-436-6275.

Location for all performances is 809 Kirby St., #339 at Central School A&H Center, Lake Charles.  Park in back.  Seating is very limited.

Itinerant Theatre, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, is an affordable, professional theatre company that brings new works and the modern classics to artistically underserved communities. People want to tell their story, interpret their times, write and act with truth and beauty…before their peers & for the stage. Itinerant Theatre makes that possible.
For next year… what is your story? Stay tuned for more info. ##

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