Lynn University Announces 2014-2015 Series of Jan McArt’s New Play Readings.
Series runs from November until April inside the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center.
Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, are announcing the upcoming series of Jan McArt’s New Play Readings. Under the leadership and guidance of McArt, this program develops new plays by highly acclaimed playwrights through staged readings.
-Directed by Wayne Rudisill.
Three women in their 50s decide they have to make changes in their lives to become “unstuck.” So they spend a weekend in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where each has an experience that teaches her how to make the transformation.
Note: Dan Clancy’s The Timekeepers (2014 Best Play Carbonell Award, Island City Stage) has played in New York and 14 countries. His other plays include Volunteer Man (Obie Award), Two Sisters (Joseph Kesslering Playwriting Award), The First Time, 108 Waverly, The Perfect Day, and Proposition 8, read at Lynn University in 2013 and produced in Palm Springs in 2014 as the retitled Poster Boys.
Original musicals by Lynn Portas written with Mr. Clancy include 108 Waverly, The First Time and two children’s musicals: Penelope the Tooth Fairy and A Boy and His Dog. She has written/performed several children’s albums and is teaching at St. Joseph’s College in New York. She also is a member of the nationally acclaimed BMI Lehman Engle Musical Theatre Workshop and the ASCAP Musical Theater Workshop.
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
How to Purchase Tickets:
Tickets are $10 each or $30 for a series subscription and may be purchased online at events.lynn.edu or by phone at 561.237.9000.
About the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University:
The 750-seat Wold Performing Arts Center, located on Lynn’s campus in the heart of Boca Raton, is easily accessible by both I-95 and the Florida Turnpike. The Wold Center features superb acoustics, a modern lighting system, a large, light-filled lobby, and flexible space well-suited for dramatic productions, concerts and other cultural events. With an elegant salon, outdoor sunset terrace and intimate black-box studio, this new center is home to numerous concerts and events, including professional theatrical performances by the theatre arts program’s Libby Dodson’s Live at Lynn Theatre Series, the Live at Lynn American Songbook Series, and Jan McArt’s New Play Reading Series, as well as performances from the Lynn University Conservatory of Music and the drama department in the College of International Communication. For more information, visit: events.lynn.edu.