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Father/Daughter

May 19, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
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Father/Daughter

A New Works Festival Reading

Theatre writer Kait Kerrigan’s Father/Daughter asks how much our relationship with our parents and our children impact our romantic relationships. Two stories told 23 years apart, Baldwin is Miranda's 30-year-old divorced father who is trying to forge a new relationship with a beguiling woman, and Miranda is Baldwin's 30-year-old daughter, who has found herself in her first serious relationship. What baggage do we bring with us from our past and how can we learn from the relationships we choose in order to repair the relationships we inherit? 

Father/Daughter stars Madeline Wise and Gabriel Levey, directed by Morgan Green. Wise is co-founder of New Saloon Theater Co. Her regional acting credits include Far Away at Sharon Playhouse (also with Levey and Green), PlayMoney at LaMaMa, and The Bridge of San Luis Rey at Two River Theatre. Levey is the creator of the podcast Help, with Carol A. Jantsen. His regional acting credits include Far Away with Madeline Wise, The PIT'sHow to Help the Self When the Self Needs Help, and An Octoroon at Brooklyn's Theatre for a New AudienceGreen was Associate Director for Broadway's Amelie, A New Musical, is a New Georges Affiliated Artist, an alumni of the Lincoln Center Director's Lab, and a Bob Moss Directing Resident at Playwrights Horizon.

Kait Kerrigan is an award-winning theatre writer with work developed by Goodspeed Musicals, Theatreworks / Silicon Valley, the York, Page 73, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Primary Stages, Arden, and the Lark. She has won the Kleban, Jonathan Larson, Dramatists Guild Fellowship, and the Theatre Hall of Fame Most Promising Lyricist Fellowship.

Interested in this event and others? Consider a Festival Pass! Passholders receive discounts, guaranteed seats for the readings, and an invitation to an evening of selections from our Young Playwrights program in which teaching artists mentor local students to find their voice in original short plays. To book please call the Box Office (802) 824-5288.

Nurturing the New. Weston’s First Annual New Works Festival is a two-week celebration of nationally recognized artists creating new work at varying stages of development. Kerrigan’s performance is one of three works presented. Each includes a chance to talk with the writers, directors, and actors.