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Rising Circle presents:

a showcase of original and published scenes

Featuring scenes from:

"Death and The Maiden" by Ariel Dorfman,
directed by Anuvab Pal
featuring: Deepa Purohit, Andy Brown, Sourabh Chatterjee

"SanctOvum: My One Good Ovary" by Lucinda Holt*
directed by Raphael Peacock
featuring: Lucinda Holt, Thanya Polonio-Jones, Amanda Hargrove, Jeff Pagliano, Gita Reddy, & Shannon Bryant

"Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durang
directed by Shannon Bryant
featuring: Shannon Bryant and Thanya Polonio-Jones

"Spoiled Milk" by Ajit Jagdale*
directed by Jordan Thomas
featuring: Neil Shah, Reena Shah, Lopa Banerjee, & Joe Corrao

"Eleemosynary" by Lee Blessing
directed by Geeta Citygirl
featuring: Geeta Citygirl , Sunita Mukhi, & Priya Soni

*an original piece written by a member of Rising Circle

Time: May 8th & 9th, 2002 at 8:00pm
Place: The Producer's Club Theatres at 358 West 44th St. (between 8th and 9th Ave)
Tickets: $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door
Please RSVP with your name and number of tickets to [email protected]

Rising Circle's Mission
Rising Circle is a collective of thespians of color that cultivate, affirm, and empower the talents that exist within our respective communities. To accomplish this goal, we've created a space that enables actors, playwrights, and directors of color to hone their crafts by: workshopping and producing original monologues, scenes, and plays by writers of color; revisiting published works by emerging and established writers from around the world; providing a networking vehicle for actors, playwrights, and directors of color, and serving as a resource for directors and casting agencies who are looking for diverse talent.

Rising Circle is a member of the Circum-Arts Foundation, Inc. a non-profit umbrella organization.

*If you are unable to attend this event, but would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please send a check made payable to "Circum Arts Foundation Inc." with Rising Circle in the memo section of the check to:

Rising Circle
c/o Circum-Arts Foundation, Inc.
151 West 30th St. Suite 200
New York, NY 10001

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