As part of the Write Down Detroit series, Write-A-House presents a staged reading of a new play by Sally Jane Kerschen-Sheppard, directed by Kennikki Jones [play sponsored by Detroit Pulse Theatre]. "It'll Do" is the story of Neve Blanco, who has been living in the same roadside no-tell motel her entire life. She does her best to run the motel and take care of her ailing, resentful stepmother, but when her property taxes suddenly go up, she fears she will lose the only home she's ever known. When Will Brend, the popular golden boy from high school, reappears after ten years, Neve believes he has the power to rescue her from her circumstances. But Will is not the prince charming he once was, and as he tries to find redemption, Will discovers that he can't even rescue himself, let alone anyone else. Neve is forced to face the reality of her situation, and sets out to forge her own path. ABOUT THE EVENT: One of our main missions at Write A House is to support and help cultivate the vibrant literary arts community that lives at a grassroots level and helps Detroit’s neighborhoods. Join us for this fresh, enticing series that brings together some of the most engaging thinkers and doers from throughout Detroit as they not only showcase their work, but the stories that drive them and their processes as creators and Detroiters. The "Write Down Detroit" series is based in MOCAD*, takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the event starts promptly at 7pm. *In the warmer months, the series may travel in order to engage and accommodate the Detroit community beyond the Midtown area.
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