LPTW Member Projects, January 2020

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LPTW Member Projects - January

Join the conversation with fellow members of the League of Professional Theatre Women! Our members are making an impact throughout the theatrical community. Take a look at the exciting events this month -
some special offers are included below.
Confessions of Davy Crockett - Submitted by LPTW Member June Rachelson-Ospa

January 13, 2020
January 14, 2020

The Cell Theatre
338 W 23rd St,
New York, NY 10011

Lyrics by LPTW Member
June Rachelson-Ospa

Broadway Veteran Bart Shatto Stars in an Invitation-Only Workshop Production of The Confessions of Davy Crockett: An Intimate Portrait of America's First Celebrity Politician and Genuine Hero.
Written by Steve Warren Original, Music by Tom Masinter, Lyrics by June Rachelson-Ospa and performed by Nyssa Grant Hays, and Bart Shatto stars in an invitation-only workshop production of The Confessions of Davy Crockett, a new play with original music in development about Davy's life before his journey to The Alamo.

To attend, please RSVP to 

For Better and For Worse - Submitted by LPTW Member Janice Luise-Lutkus

January 25, 2020
Doors open at 5PM

The Woodwinds
29 School Ground Rd
Branford, CT 06405

Produced by LPTW Member
Janice Luise-Lutkus

AspenDream Productions, the longest running Regional dinner theater in CT, is presenting this very popular interactive play. Prepare to immerse yourself in an interactive theatre experience that takes all the elements of a typical over-the-top Italian American wedding and exaggerates them with hilarious results. Get ready for dancing, singing, and outrageous fun! Wear your favorite bridesmaid, gangster, movie star outfit, or come casual. It's going to be a wild wedding with delicious food! Discounts on tables of 4 or 6.

For Tickets, 
Click Here.
Mirrors - Submitted by Ludovica Villar-Hauser

February 29-March 3, 2020

Next Door at NYTW
338 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10011

Directed by LPTW Member
Ludovica Villar-Hauser

When 17-year-old Alma Jean finds her mother dead, she must pack up her life and move in with her mother's ex-lover, a woman she doesn't know. Her new guardian, Bird Wilson, is the town pariah and unused to sharing her home. Will mourning the death of a shared loved one bring Alma Jean and Bird together or push them further apart? Set in the sleepy Mississippi town of Etheridge in the summer of 1960, MIRRORS depicts the lives of three African-American women bound by love and loss and family, and the secrets of their shared past. 

For Tickets Click Here

Submit to Parity Productions today!

Join an ever-expanding network of women and trans and gender nonconforming artists in NYC theatre. Submit today for a free profile in Parity Productions' Women and TGNC Artist Database. Many League members already have profiles and have been hired through those profiles. 

For more information, please visit parityproductions.org/our-advocacy
Down To Eartha - Submitted by LPTW Member Marishka Phillips

January 17-20, 2020

Dwyer Cultural Center
258 St. Nicholas Ave
Between 123rd & 124th Streets

Three Bedrooms. Three Couples. One Connection.

Down To Eartha is a one-woman show directed by LPTW Member Marishka S. Phillips that explores Eartha Kitt's journey to the White House to partake in a women's luncheon to discuss the issue of the rising crime rates in America.
CLICK HERE for tickets.
Memorial for League Women - Submitted by LPTW Members Yvette Heyliger & Alexis Greene

January 27, 2020

Actors' Temple Theatre
339 West 47th Street
Between 8th & 9th Aves

Image: Sisterhood by
Shelby McQuilkin
Join us as we remember League members we have lost this year in an intimate memorial service at the Actors' Temple Theatre, located in the heart of New York's Times Square Theatre District.
LPTW Member Richarda Abrams wins the AUDELCO Award

First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune 
Written and performed by Richarda Abrams.

Directed by Dina Vovsi.
Music Direction by Amina Claudine Myers.
Prod. Asst. Brittani Murphy. 

Richarda developed the play at New Federal Theatre Playwrights Workshop, League Of Professional Theatre Women's Julia's Reading Room, The Actors Studio, performed to SOLD OUT audiences at The National Black Theatre Festival, in Winston Salem, NC, and won United Solo Theatre Festival's Best Educational Show Award and also received an "all about Solo" Critics Choice with 4 1/2 Stars.

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