Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Upcoming: Leda's Swan by Leegrid Stevens, staged reading at Blue Theatre's New Plays series, December 14

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Bringing New Plays to the Austin Stage! Blue Theatre, Austin, New Plays Series

On-going, Monthly Staged Readings of New Works of Theatre by Emerging New Playwrights.

(2011 December Series)

Leda's Swan

Written by Leegrid Stevens

Directed by Gary Jaffe

Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30p.m.

A former quasi-polygamist, Res, is dying from cancer in an abandoned wing of a run-down hospital. Reviled by all around him, he is left to die alone. He refuses, however, and remains alive, outlasting doctors’ estimates by several months. With this backdrop, one of his former loves, Sylvia, his proclaimed favorite, visits him against her better judgment.

ARTISTS' BIOS: Leegrid Stevens' (Steven Gridley) was named as one of the "People of the Year" by "Indisputably one of the smartest and most innovative young playwright/directors working in New York's Indie theatre scene. Gary Jaffe is an ‘8’ B. Iden Payne Award Winner 2011, Austin Critics' Table Award Winner 2011 and B. Sewall Cup Recipient 2010, for academic achievement and creative potential -- Yale University.

ABOUT US: The Blue Theatre New Plays Series gives emerging playwrights the opportunity to work with professional actors and a director in the production of a staged reading and to experience the effect of their new play on a live audience. Followed by Talk-backs with actors, director, audience and the playwright, if available. Open to the public. Free to Attend with a reception to follow.

For a Complete Schedule of Plays Presented in our Series and/or Playwright Submissions, Visit Us at

THE BLUE THEATRE, 916 Springdale Road, Austin, TX 78702

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