Migdalia Cruz's Razing Houses will be read May 21 at 7:30 PM as the final selection in the Women Playwrights Festival presented by Seattle's A Contemporary Theatre (ACT) and Whidbey Island's Hedgebrook, a retreat for women writers. The festival readings are in the Bullit Cabaret. Six nationally-known women playwrights, Darrah Cloud, Kia Corthron, Migdalia Cruz, Joann Farias, Naomi Iizuka and Lizzie Olesker were selected from a competitive pool of 55 applicants from across the country to participate in the festival. The Cruz reading is directed by Ellen Graham
ACT is located at 700 Union St., downtown Seattle. For tickets ($7 per show) call the ACT Box-office at (206) 292-7676.
-- By Robert Simonson
and David-Edward Hughes