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NEW MOON PLAY READING RISES OVER LUNA STAGE ON MONDAY, NOV. 7
New Moon Play Reading
THE ENGLISH BRIDE By Lucile Lichtblau Directed by Joshua A. Kashinsky
WHEN: Monday November 7, 7:30 PM; the reading will be followed by a discussion with the playwright WHERE: Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange ADMISSION: Suggested donation $5 at the door No reservations necessary Call 973.395.5551 or visit www.lunastage.org for more information.
Part thriller, part love story, THE ENGLISH BRIDE takes you on a roller coaster ride of emotions as the bride, her Arab lover and a Mossad agent dissect an aborted terrorist plot and explore who did what to whom and why. The final decision is left up to you.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT: Lucile Lichtblau is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and The Yale School of Drama, where she received the MCA Fellowship in Playwriting. Her play Car Talk had its world premiere July 2009 at Stageworks in Hudson, NY where it was commissioned and developed. It had its regional premiere at And Toto too Theatre Company in Denver, CO, in March 2011.
Her play The English Bride was a winner of Panndora Box Production’s New Play Festival and had a reading at the Empire Theater in Santa Ana, CA, September 2010. It has subsequently had readings at Centenary Stage Theatre, Hackettstown, NJ, in April 2011 as part of their Women Playwright Series, at Actors Theatre Santa Cruz, CA, June 2011 where it won first prize in their Full-Length Play Competition, at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum Seedling’s Program in Topanga Canyon, CA, June 2011 and at The Pearl Theatre, City Center in October 2011.
Her play Urban Legend was a winner of Panndora Box Production’s New Play Festival and had a reading at the Empire Theater in Santa Ana, CA in September, 2011.Her short plays have been produced at Stageworks, The Manhattan Theatre Source, The Vital Theatre and The Hudson Opera House among other places.
Three of her short plays aired on Public Access Television (Great Neck, NY) where they won prizes for comedy and drama in the North East Video Festival. One of these plays, Seems Like Old Times was incorporated into PATV’s documentary film It All Starts With The Script, which was shown at the LA/NY International Independent Film Festival where it won three awards. She is a member of Actors Equity and the Dramatists Guild.