Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Staged Reading Series: Puzzles on May 15







The final script in the 2011-2012 Staged Reading Series at CivicTheatre of Greater Lafayette is Puzzles, an original script written by Laurie Russell.

Tom Long directs the cast, which includes Cindy Modlin Adams, Mary Anne Cecil, Camilla Cripps, Rod Dimmick, Linda Erwin, Gerriann Fish, Ce-Ce Furtner, Jane Hoaks, Linda Jeffries, Thomas Losey, Tamzin Malone, Rozella Mears, Marisa Simmons, Kristen Singleton, Cicely Ward and Sarah Weaver.

Lily’s parents are getting a divorce, and she is not taking it well. To keep Lily out of trouble, her parents make a deal with the neighboring senior home: they will purchase a new copier for the residence if Lily can work there eight weeks. Lily interacts with the residents and is cast in the senior home's annual play directed by the former Rantoul Civic Theatre Director, Mrs. Custenboarder.

The staged reading of Puzzles will take place Tuesday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette. There will be a question-and-answer session between the audience, cast, director and playwright immediately following the reading.

Audience members are encouraged to pay what they can for admission.

To learn more about Puzzles or the Staged Reading Series, call Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette at 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visit its website.




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