Ixion Ensemble focuses on local playwrights with a free staged reading of rUSt: Monologues from the Midwest. The reading will be February 15 from noon to 3pm in the auditorium of Capital Area District Library 401 S. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI.
The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are necessary. For more information email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or call 517.775.4246.
The playwrights featured will be: O.G. Ueberroth, Adam Carlson, Janet Ehrlich Colson, Sarah Murphy, Alan Harris, Joy Bilbey, Kerry Waters and jeff croff. All are members of Ixion's Wheel writers group, which meets monthly to encourage local writers to develop their works for the stage.
Performing the readings will be Michell Danaj, Paul Schmidt, Rebecca Williams, Daryl Thompson, Judith Evans, Michelle Trice and Sadonna Croff.
"These stories explore our community and experiences" notes Ixion artistic director, jeff croff. "This is the next step in the development process as we prepare for auditions and a full production in May. For many of the writers, this will be the first time we've performed their work at Ixion."
The current line up for the reading is:
• Musing by Joy Bilbey
• Evolution of Me Pt. 1 by Kerry Waters
• Glowing by Sarah Murphy
• Happy Birthday Pt. 1 by jeff croff
• Parenting by Adam Carlson
• Naughty Kitty by O.G. Ueberroth
• Happy Birthday Pt. 2 by jeff croff
• Evolution of Me Pt. 2 by Kerry Waters
• Mother by O.G. Ueberroth
• Angelina by jeff croff
• Happy Birthday Pt. 3 by jeff croff
• Evolution of Me Pt. 3 by Kerry Waters
• Bradley by Janet Ehrlich Colson
• Cardiologist by O.G. Ueberroth
• Sheryl by Janet Ehrlich Colson
• Sharon I'm Still Here by Alan Harris
• Counter Cleaner by Janet Ehrlich Colson
• Evolution of Me Pt. 4 by Kerry Waters
• Raw by O.G. Ueberroth
• Shunpiking by Sarah Murphy
• Evolution of Me Pt. 5 by Kerry Waters
• Happy Birthday Pt. 4 by jeff croff