Another World Emmy Winner Premieres New Stage Drama

News   Another World Emmy Winner Premieres New Stage Drama
 
The Oakland Sisters, a new play by Emmy-winning Another World and ­Guiding Light soap writer Harding Lemay, will get intimate New York reading.

Stageplays Theatre Company will present the February 28 and 29 benefit readings that will be directed by Tom Ferriter.

The new play is characterized as a “family drama about four sisters bound by love and dependence upon each other. Upon the death of their father, the sisters inherit equal shares in the family timber business. When the youngest sister marries a French Canadian Catholic, her husband is rejected by the domineering oldest sister­—whose irrational devotion to her younger sister leads to the destruction of the marriage and a custody battle over her children. The two middle sisters must choose whom to defend and whom to abandon.”

The cast will include Elizabeth Stiles, Ben McHugh, Aubrey Mae Davis, Chandon Jones, Kerry McGann, Andrew David Rabensteine and Andrew Gelles. Maureen Van Trease provides accompaniment.

Lemay’s plays also include Look At Any Man, The Little Birds Fly, The Joslyn Circle, Return Upriver, From A Dark Land, The Death of Eagles, The Off Season, Escape Route, Scrutiny and The Heir Apparent.

Performances are February 28 at 7 PM and February 29 at 7:30 PM at Theater at St. Jean, which is located at Lexington Avenue and 76th Street in Manhattan. Visit Stageplaystheatre.com.

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