Friday, January 22, 2010

Member Appreciation Month: Thomas Mason

Member Appreciation Month is winding down. Next week we'll have at least one more member post. First Person Plural will resume its regular schedule following The Writer's Center's birthday celebration with Pagan Kennedy and Carolyn Forche (with Catherine Leggett as honorary chair) on January 30th. Here's member Thomas Mason to talk about his forthcoming play:

Thanks to the guidance I received while attending 2 Playwriting workshops at The Writers Center I was able to join the Washington D.C. Playwrights Forum. Then, finally after a long development period I'm happy to announce that the Washington D.C. Playwrights Forum will sponsor a public reading of my new play "The Misfortune of Kings" at St. Mary's Armenian Church in Washington D.C. this February. If not for The Writers Center, I do not think my writing would progress to the point where another organization would have taken such a serious interest in it.

Anyone who is interested in attending feel free to come on down. The contact information is below.
Play: The Misfortune of Kings by Thomas Mason, Jr.

Directed by Catherine Aselford

Synopsis: Johnny Williams a rising young superstar, is forced into a desperate struggle with the President of the Red Hawks baseball team, Charles McDaniels over his fight to obtain better treatment for his long time friend and mentor.

Time: 7:00 PM, Monday February 8

Location: St. Mary's Armenian Church (off of Wisconsin Avenue, several blocks from the Friendship Heights or Tenleytown metro stations) 4125 Fessenden Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20016

$3 Donation Requested at the door


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