august, 2019

30augallday01sepPage to Stage Playwrights Festivalplays by Synida Fontes, Dagney Kerr, Emily Brauer Rogers, Kate Danley & Diana Burbano


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The Curtis Theatre announces the inaugural Page to Stage Playwrights Festival. This year’s theme, “That’s What She Said”, aims to provide a platform for the female voice.

This year’s inaugural festival is directed by Heather Enriquez with dramaturgy by William Mittler and produced in partnership with Project La Femme.

Page to Stage will feature one-act and full-length plays by local female playwrights, directed by women:

Friday, August 30 at 8 p.m. – Butterfly in the Ashes by Synida Fontes, Directed by Heather Enriquez

The study of 4 Mexican-American women living somewhere between “I Don’t Give A Flying F***” & “Trying Desperately To Fly–the Hell Outta Here”.

Saturday, August 31 at 3 p.m. – Deanna and Paul by Dagney Kerr, Directed by Angela Cruz

Deanna’s a quirky waitress with a strict no tipping policy. Paul’s a surly customer with a tight lid on his heart. Their lonely worlds collide one day in a small-town diner, where one cup of coffee can change everything.

Saturday, August 31 at 3 p.m. –  The Paper Hangers by Emily Brauer Rogers, Directed by Katie Chidester

Based on Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper,” The Paper Hangers takes a modern look at one woman’s struggle to deal with postpartum depression when society, her mother and husband, expect the new mother to embrace motherhood and domesticity.

Saturday, August 31 at 8 p.m. – Bureaucrazy by Kate Danley, Directed by Rose London

Grace and Amy are just two regular girls working as secretaries in a soul sucking office until their demanding boss starts a domino effect of death and disaster in this female-driven, modern Commedia about office politics and social stratification.

Sunday, September 1 at 3 p.m. – Gargoyles by Diana Burbano, Directed by Rosa Lisbeth Navarrete

A retired silent film star, moves herself and her teenage daughter to an isolated tropical island. Their calm existence is upended when an English soldier moves into their village. She soon discovers that, because of who they are, she and the soldier both feel like monsters.

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August 30 (Friday) - September 1 (Sunday)


Curtis Theatre

Brea Civic and Cultural Center, 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea

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City of Brea’s Curtis Theatre and Project La Femme

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