Fall for the Book Podcast: Richard Washer & the Rose Theatre Actors

Monday, October 18, 2021 10:00 AM
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Fall for the Book Podcast: Richard Washer & the Rose Theatre Actors

Richard Washer, resident playwright at The Rose Theatre Company discusses his new play, Dubliners in Exile after actors perform a scene. In the play, James Joyce wakes up disoriented from a deep sleep to a timeless world at once strange and yet familiar where he knows something important needs to get done quickly, but he can’t remember what it is. As he searches for clues, an ever-changing procession of circumstances and characters distract and confuse him. Will he remember in time?

An in-person reading of Dubliners in Exile will occur at The Rose Theatre on October 19 and 20th. Link to purchase tickets coming soon. Performances and First Draft events are free-of-charge, no tickets necessary but seats can be saved via this link: https://www.rosetheatre.net/contact/seats

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Richard Washer is a playwright, director and educator, currently serving as Associate Artistic Director at The Rose Theatre Company. He holds a BA in Music and Anthropology (University of Virginia) and a MFA in Creative Writing (American University). Readings and productions of his work have been mounted at New Works Theatre, Charter Theatre, Earl Hamner Junior Theatre, Rose Theatre and others. More recently, his musical (with composer Mark Haag), Persephone: A Burlesque and his play The Migrant were included in the 2018 and 2019 First Draft reading series at Rose Theatre. Shorter selections of his work can currently be heard on the podcast The Rose Rhapsody. Richard offers creative writing workshops at the Writer’s Center where he has been an instructor since 1995. His play, Dubliners in Exile, inspired by the works and life of James Joyce, is scheduled for a reading at Rose Theatre’s First Draft reading series October 19th and 20th, 2021. 

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