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NOTE:I have seen other plays by Eric Weinberger, and I can attest to his skill as a playwright. Come see a new work in progress!
WHEN: Monday, April 13th@7:30 PM WHERE: Luna Stage, 555 Valley Rd., West Orange ADMISSION: Suggested donation $5 at the door No reservations necessary
Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry By Eric H. Weinberger Based on the short story by Elizabeth McCracken Directed by Jane Mandel
A couple in Orcas Island, Washington gets a call out of the blue from the husband's Great Aunt Helen Beck who says she is stranded in Seattle and needs a place to stay. The couple invites her to come stay with them which in turn changes their lives forever... and that of the 8-year-old boy who lives next door.
Talkback with playwright following the reading
Eric H. Weinberger Eric is so happy to return to Luna Stage for a reading of his latest play, Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry, based on the short story by Elizabeth McCracken.
Eric was given his first production ever at Luna by Jane Mandel and Charlotte McKim. It was of his one-woman play, Class Mothers' '68 in 1999 starring Priscilla Lopez which was subsequently produced Off-Broadway with Ms. Lopez reprising her six roles. He is very fortunate to have had two other productions at Luna—The Nightwatchman and Six Hands (2003) and the one-man musical ...And Then I Wrote Song About It starring Nick Cearley in 2011. The latter was later produced in San Diego at the Diversionary Theatre and The Nightwatchman was just produced in February of this year at The Key West Theatre in Key West, FL.
Eric has written several other plays including Tea For Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty starring Elaine Bromka which has been touring the country since 2004 and several other books for musicals including the Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award-nominated Wanda's World, which has been published by Theatrical Rights Worldwide and has been produced in various parts of the country.