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Salon Reading Series

2021 - Three Characters in Search of a Reading

We are excited to announce that the Salon Reading Series will resume for a shortened season under the theme of “Three Characters in Search of a Reading.”

The Series premieres on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM via Zoom. Check our Facebook events for links and information. 


Knowing Cairo

Knowing Cairo by Andrea Stolowitz

Directed by Timothy W. Scholl

Cast:

Rose: Maribel Cruz

Lydia: Katy Morehouse

Winsome: Myeisha Essex

Stage Directions: Timothy Scholl

“Knowing Cairo” is produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

Synopsis:
Rose, an elderly German-Jewish New Yorker, has managed to scare away an array of caretakers with her overwhelming antics. That is until Lydia, her busy psychoanalyst daughter hires Winsome, an African-American home care worker who proves to be Rose’s match. When Lydia realizes how close the two have become, she suspects Winsome of being a clever grifter, but are her suspicions based on truth, or merely produced by jealousy?

About the Playwright:
Andrea Stolowitz is a multinational playwright living and working in Portland, Oregon and Berlin, Germany. Her work embraces bold theatricality ranging from intimate portrayals of the human condition to the intersection of national history on private lives. She is the Lacroute Playwright-in-Residence at Artists Repertory Theatre, a member of New Dramatists class of 2024, and a core member of The Playwrights’ Center. Andrea is a collaborating writer with the internationally lauded devised theater company Hand2Mouth Theatre.

While our readings are free to the public, we appreciate goodwill donations in support of the Angels Theatre Company and the Salon Reading Series. Thank you for your contribution! 

Special Thanks to the Angels Theatre Company Board of Directors, Andrea Stolowitz, Jillian Carter, Kendra Perly, and the cast of Knowing Cairo for their work. 

Join us for our next Salon Reading Series performance of Frozen Fluid by Fly Jamerson on April 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM. Visit www.angelscompany.org for more details. 

 

Delicate Particle Logic

Illustration of Lise Meitner from Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky 

Delicate Particle Logic

by Jennifer Blackmer

Directed by Timothy W Scholl

Cast:

Edith: Cece Burkhart

Lise: LauraLee Woodruff

Otto: Mark Mesarch

Male Chorus #1: Brian Foley

Male Chorus #2: Mason Gustafson

Stage Directions: Timothy Scholl


“Delicate Particle Logic” is presented by special arrangement with the playwright.

Synopsis:
Heralded as the woman who stole the bomb from the Nazis, physicist Lise Meitner became a human enigma when she fled battle-ravaged Germany directly into obscurity. The war long over, she visits with painter Edith Hahn, wife of chemist Otto Hahn, and the two women reminisce, open up old wounds, and dissect the teeming worlds of art, physics, chemistry, and possibility.

About the Playwright:
Jennifer Blackmer is a playwright, screenwriter and Professor of Theatre at Ball State University. Her plays have been produced off-Broadway and across the country, and her writing has won numerous awards, including the Joseph Jefferson Award, the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theatre Award for Emerging American Playwright, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation prize from the Tribeca Film Institute.   

While our readings are free to the public, we appreciate goodwill donations in support of the Angels Theatre Company and the Salon Reading Series.  Thank you for your contribution!  

Special Thanks to the Angels Theatre Company Board of Directors, Jennifer Blackmer, Jillian Carter, Kendra Perley, and the cast of Delicate Particle Logic for their work.

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