A WORLD PREMIERE!
THE CROSSWORD PLAY
(OR EZMERANDA’S GIFT)
by Donna Hoke
directed by TBA
June 24th – July 10th
Join our expert at a crossword puzzle-making workshop, where she guides us through the creation of a brand new puzzle – this one aimed at rekindling an old flame. Will her words woo him back? Or leave her puzzled about the past?
Playwright Donna Hoke
Playwright and screenwriter Donna Hoke’s work has been seen in 47 states and on five continents, including at Barrington Stage, Barrow Group, Celebration Theatre, Gulfshore Theatre, Queens Theatre, The Road, Writers Theatre New Jersey, Phoenix Theatre, Atlantic Stage, Purple Rose, Skylight, Pride Films and Plays, New Jersey Rep, Hens and Chickens (London), The Galway Fringe Festival, and Actors Repertory Theatre of Luxembourg. Plays include BRILLIANT WORKS OF ART (Kilroys List), ELEVATOR GIRL (O’Neill and Princess Grace finalist), SAFE (winner of the Todd McNerney, Naatak, and Great Gay Play and Musical Contests), and TEACH (Gulfshore New Works winner). She has been nominated for both the Primus and Blackburn Prizes, and is a three-time winner of the Emanuel Fried Award for Outstanding New Play (SEEDS, SONS & LOVERS, ONCE IN MY LIFETIME). She has also received an Individual Artist Award from the New York State Council on the Arts to develop HEARTS OF STONE, and, in its final three years, Artvoice named her Buffalo’s Best Writer—the only woman to ever receive the designation. Donna also serves on the Dramatists Guild Council, is an ensemble playwright at Road Less Traveled Productions, blogger, moderator of the 12,000+-member Official Playwrights of Facebook, New York Times-published crossword puzzle constructor; author of Neko and the Twiggets, a children’s book; and founder/co-curator of BUA Takes 10: GLBT Short Stories. Speaking engagements include Citywrights, Kenyon Playwrights Conference, the Dramatists Guild National Conference, Chicago Dramatists, the Austin Film Festival, and a live Dramatists Guild webinar. Her commentary has been seen on #2amt, howlround, The Dramatist, the Official Playwrights of Facebook, Workshopping the New Play (Applause, 2017), and at donnahoke.com.
The Studio at SHADOWLAND STAGES
14 Market Street, Ellenville, NY 12428
PERFORMANCES: JUNE 3RD – JUNE 19TH
EVERY THUR, FRI, SAT AT 8PM | SUN at 2PM
FIRST SAT (JUNE 4TH) AT 2PM – VAXXED & MASKED PERFORMANCE
FRIDAY JUNE 3RD AT 8PM
SATURDAY JUNE 4TH AT 2PM
SATURDAY JUNE 4TH AT 8PM
RUN TIME: TBA
PREVIEWS – $34
THURSDAY – SATURDAY at 8pm – $42
SUNDAY MATINEE at 2pm – $37
DISCOUNTS: Discounts are available online for students (must present ID at door). For Group Sales (10 or more to the same performance) information click here.