Sinclair Community College welcomed to campus Award-winning playwright Deborah Brevoort, author of THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE, (through May 21, Blair Hall Theatre) Ms. Brevoort was on campus for a series of events culminating in a Meet-the-Artist reception after the opening night performance on May 13th.
The Women of Lockerbie is based on events surrounding the tragic bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. It is the winner of a Silver Medal, Onassis International Playwriting Competition and the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award.
The story revolves around a mother from New Jersey who roams the hills of Lockerbie, Scotland looking for her son’s remains, which were lost in the crash of Pan Am 103. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting the US Government to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane’s wreckage. The women, determined to convert an act of hatred into an act of love, want to wash the clothes of the dead and return them to the victim’s families. The Women of Lockerbie is loosely inspired by a true story, although the characters and situations in the play are purely fictional. Written in the structure of a Greek tragedy, it is a poetic drama about the triumph of love over hate.
“Playwright Deborah Brevoort has a gift for high poetry and her descriptions of the day when death came raining down on Scotland are impressively moving…endowed with character, poetry and a core of touching emotion…” —Time Out London
Director Kimberly Borst, new performance faculty member at Sinclair, has selected a cast including: Allison Husko, William Courson, Rachel Wilson, Rebecca Sebree, Angela Dermer, Laura Wagner and Chris Hahn.
-SA/SCC Press Release
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Tickets & Performance Information:
Remaining performances include the Downtown Dayton Thursday Nights performance at 7 p.m. on May 19th. as well as 8pm performances on Friday and Saturday, May 20-21.
All seats are reserved and cost $15 adults and $10 for students/seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets online now go to: Sinclair.edu/arts.
Box office is open 11-3 Monday through Friday and one hour prior to performances. 937-512-2808.
NOTE: ALL Thursday tickets cost an additional $5 each and include pre-show appetizers and cash bar for Sinclair’s popular Downtown Dayton Thursday Nights.
Sinclair Theatre Fall 2011 Auditions
Sinclair Theatre Holds Auditions
For Two Fall Productions
Sinclair Community College’s Theatre Department will hold open auditions for its fall productions of The Crucible and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, on Monday, June 6 from 6-8 pm in room 2L12, building 2, on the Sinclair campus.
Performance dates for The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, are October 14-22 in Blair Hall Theatre. Callbacks will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on June 7th.
Performance dates for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, book & lyrics by Joe Dipietro, music by Jimmy Roberts, are November 3-6 in the building 2 Studio. Callbacks will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on June 8th.
Participants may prepare an audition of up to 4 minutes and must include: a classic/dramatic monologue, AND either a contemporary/comedic monologue or
16-32 bars of a song from a Broadway musical (accompanist provided).
Call 512-4580 for an audition appointment or sign up in room 2220.