WHERE: duCret School of the Arts, 1030 Central Ave, Plainfield
TICKETS: $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more info 908-930-3210.
Tickets available at the door or at https://www.dragonflyartsnj.org/purchase-tickets
Dragonfly, a nonprofit community theater, is presenting world and US premiere one-act plays this spring. The playwrights are from as far away as Gibraltar and as close as Metuchen, and the plays all examine stages of life or stages of performing.
(Right: Manny Simmons and Vernon Loria)
In twang by Chris Eli Blak of Louisville, Kentucky, the focus is on the interaction between a small-town store clerk in Texas and the country music loving Black man passing through. Their conversation becomes one of passions, dreams, differences, and the limitations of labeling ourselves. twang is directed by Diane L. Parker.
(Left: Susan Roberts, Danielle Levitt, and Miriam Salerno)
Lady Macbeth is a Freshman in the Ensemble by Molly Babos of New York City and Metuchen, takes on the drama of high school productions. The rehearsals are all business as usual until freshman Jaycee finds out her director’s biggest secret and decides it’s her time to shine. Directed by Dragonfly member Julia Stibich.
For more information on the playwrights check out Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center on Facebook or the Dragonfly web site DragonflyArtsNJ.org.
Dragonfly is committed to multiculturalism and diversity along with development of new plays. All of the Stages plays are world premieres with the exception of Ten Minutes, which is a U.S. premiere.