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Jennifer Maisel


Out of Orbit

by Jennifer Maisel

directed by Joe Cacaci

With Meeghan Holaway, Charles Socarides and Kaileela Hobby

A mother and her teenage daughter. The Jet Propulsion Lab Scientist and the underachiever. Sara lives on Mars time, spearheading the Mars Rover Expedition, visiting a planet she cannot touch, while her daughter, Lis, on earth time, falls under the spell of the cyber-cypher Edgar2330. Sometimes it takes being worlds apart for an exploring woman and a longing-to-be-explored girl to find each other in our increasingly disconnected universe.

Wednesday, July 30th, 7:30 PM

at the

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center


Tickets are FREE
(Suggested Donation $10)

Reservations are recommended.

Glory Unending

A benefit for BPL. Created by Sculptor Ed Smith.

Limited Seating-Get Tickets Online


Friday Aug 1 & Saturday Aug 2

at No. Six Depot, West Stockbridge

Tickets: $20

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Our mission is to provide the playwright with space to create. The Berkshire Playwrights Lab provides an opportunity for emerging and established playwrights to find a secure berth where they can develop new work and/or explore new avenues of creativity. Without a commitment to nurturing new voices and new talent, the American theater is losing promising playwrights. The Lab was created to provide playwrights the opportunity to develop their work and more than 25 short and 30 full-length plays have been presented under the BPL banner since its inception in 2007.

Founded by Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione, Bob Jaffe, and Matthew Penn, the Berkshire Playwrights Lab is the area’s only theater dedicated exclusively to encouraging, developing, and presenting new plays. Through readings, workshops and fully-staged productions, the Lab provides emerging and established writers with a professional and creative environment, while offering audiences the engaging and provocative opportunity to share in the dramatic evolution of premiere works.

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