Join us for a free public reading of Core Writer Christina Ham’s new play American Realism on Friday, April 8 from 2–4 p.m. at the Playwrights’ Center. No RSVP needed.
Director: Peter Moore
Dramaturg: Wendy Weckwerth
Cast: Mark Benninghofen*, Terry Hempleman*, Adelin Phelps, Patrick Coyle*
* Member of Actors’ Equity
Synopsis: American Realism is part modern-day Western and part Cain and Abel story set in the Mojave Desert against the backdrop of the California drought crisis. It combines the American mythology of the West and looks at the theme of thirst in a variety of ways including life, love, land, God, knowledge, and justice.