6773 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, California 90028

Play Showcase & Benefit for The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Project

The READY FOR OUR CLOSE-UP Weekend Event will take place August 26 - 28, 2011, in Hollywood, California, and celebrates the diversity of women in the performing arts, and the empowerment of their unique differences as individuals. The weekend event will take place at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, CA.

The weekend event is being produced by The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Project (LAWTP), a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by playwright Dee Jae Cox and songwriter Michele Weiss, whose mission is to create opportunities for women in the performing arts. The LAWTP is a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Women in Theatre Red Carpet Award.

The weekend will serve as a staged reading showcase of four original theatrical plays that are ready for full production, all written and directed by women artists. The weekend kicks off Friday, August 26th, with a reception at 7pm followed at 8pm with a performance of Dancing With My Demons a one woman show written and performed by Ruthy Otero,directed by Kim Ima & additional direction by Loren E. Chadima.

Saturday, August 27th has a pre-show reception at 6:00 pm followed at 7:00 pm with “The Butter Ball Effect” by Carol Mullen, directed by Caitlin Hart. And at 8:00 pm, “Little Scholar” by Lavinia Roberts, directed by Rita Kane.

Sunday, August 28th, at 1:00pm, Christine O’Donnell: author, advocate and former U.S. Senate candidate will speak on non-political issues, as an advocate of women’s voices. Also on the program is Thea Gill (Queer as Folk) who will sing a medley of tunes, which will be followed by a book-signing of Ms. O’Donnell’s new book, Troublemaker. 2:30pm a staged reading will be performed of “That Takes Ovaries: Bold Women, Brazen Acts” by Rivka Solomon and Bobbi Ausubel, adapted from Ms. Solomon’s critically acclaimed book by the same name, directed by Vesna Hocevar. The weekend concludes with a VIP Reception with Writers & Cast following the performance.

August 26, 27 & 28, 2011

Stella Adler Theater 6773 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood 90028

For tickets and event information please contact www.lawomenstheatreproject.org or
(818) 471-9100.

Official Website: http://www.lawomenstheatreproject.org

Added by nohonora on August 3, 2011

Interested 1