Down For #The Count

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Bishop Arts Theatre Center says
In response to the Lilly Awards study on gender parity, Down For #TheCount seeks to level the playing field and give a platform to more female voices in American theatre. Join us for an evening of new and familiar works by some of the country’s most celebrated playwrights including two time Obie Award winner and Tony nominee Charlayne Woodard.Following is the line-up:

Charlayne Woodard’s "Phenom", a regional premiere.

Vicki Caroline Cheatwood’s "Breathing Room", premiered Off-Broadway in “Cowgirl Chronicles” in Six Figures Theatre Company’s Artists of Tomorrow Series at the West End Theater.

Maria Patricia Urbina’s "Maya Baktun El Umbral", depicts a hoarding, polluting, greed-ridden humanity out of control.

Ruth Cantrell’s "A Thing Of Beauty", a mother diagnosed with breast cancer uses unorthodox methods to reach out to her daughter.

Cassie M. Seinuk’s "Occupy Hallmark", winner of the National 10-Minute Play Festival at the Kennedy Center in 2015.

Sharai Bohannon’s "Turndown Service", a modern farce about friendship, romantic relationships, and how we let fear and insecurity turn us into less pleasant versions of ourselves.

Production dates are February 26 through March 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m. nightly for two consecutive weekends with a preview night on Thursday, February 25th at the Bishop Arts Theatre Center.
Ticket prices are $10 - $22 and can be purchased by calling the box office at (214) 948-0716 or visiting our website at
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