Everyman's 2008-2009 Season to Feature Pulitzer Winners and World Premiere

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas Doubt and I Am My Own Wife will be part of Baltimore's Everyman Theatre's upcoming season.

The company, currently staging Yasmina Reza's Tony-winning comedy Art, will also stage the world premiere of David Emerson Toney's The Soul Collector as the final production of its 15th season.

John Patrick Shanley's Doubt is the first offering of the 2008-2009 season. The award-winning story of a Bronx priest and allegations of his inappropriate relationship with a young student runs Aug. 27-Oct. 5.

Canadian playwright George F. Walker will be represented with his comedic whodunit Filthy Rich. The 1940's private eye film spoof follows a sloppy detective on the hunt for a missing mayoral candidate. Daniel DeRaey directs the Baltimore premiere running Nov. 5-Dec. 14.

Another Baltimore premiere on the Everyman schedule will be Doug Wright's Tony and Pulitzer-winning drama I Am My Own Wife. The life of German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf comes to candid and gripping life in this tale of survival during the Nazi regime. Donald Hicken directs Everyman company member Bruce R. Nelson in the production that plays Jan. 14–Feb. 22, 2009.

Anton Chekhov's tale of Russia's fading noble class, The Cherry Orchard, will feature company members Megan Anderson, Deborah Hazlett, Wil Love, Carl Schurr and Stan Weiman. Vincent M. Lancisi stages the production that runs March 18-April 26, 2009. The Soul Collector will conclude the Everyman season. Jennifer L. Nelson will direct David Emerson Toney's comedy about a team of garbage men who sell items collected from the trash of rich white suburban families. Dawn Ursula appears in the world-premiere production running May 20–June 28, 2009.

Season subscriptions for the Everyman Theatre are currently available by phoning (410) 752-2208 or by visiting www.everymantheatre.org. Individual ticket sales will begin in August.

The Everyman Theatre is located at 1727 N. Charles Street in Baltimore, MD.

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