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Bennington Performing Arts Center, in association with Live & In Color, Presents:
Days of Re-Creation—A Virtual Play
by Masi Asare, AriDy Nox, Erlina Ortiz, SEVAN, Nandita Shenoy, BD Wong, and Lauren Yee. Originally developed by Live & In Color, Devanand Janki, Artistic Director
Premieres 9/25/2020 at 7pm on YouTube. Link will be posted on website and Facebook page. Available for viewing until 7pm 9/28/2020
This is a FREE event. The artists ask that donations be made to the following Vermont organizations: Peace and Justice Center, https://www.pjcvt.org/ and/or Rights and Democracy, https://www.radvt.org/
BPAC, in collaboration with Oldcastle Theatre Company, Bennington College and Bennington Community Theatre, are participating in a ‘rolling premiere’ of seven short plays celebrating diversity. We are proud to present Days of Re-Creation—A Virtual Play, by Masi Asare, AriDy Nox, Erlina Ortiz, SEVAN, Nandita Shenoy, BD Wong, and Lauren Yee. Based loosely on the Book of Genesis, and originally developed by Live & In Color, Devanand Janki, Artistic Director. Throughout the month of September, theaters from around the country will premiere their own versions of these seven 10-minute plays. BPAC’s production will premiere on Sept. 25, 2020 at 7 pm for our audiences in Bennington and across the country in a free YouTube stream and will be available for viewing until 7 pm on Sept. 28, 2020. The plays were written specifically for reading/performance and recording on Zoom. The cast and crew are a combination of local talent and talent from across the U.S.
The directors for the Bennington production are Jennifer Jasper (Bennington Performing Arts Center), Nathan Stith (Oldcastle Theatre Company), Marisa Faller (Bennington Community Theater), Christopher V. Edwards (Actors’ Shakespeare Project), Shawtane Bowen (Bennington College) and J. Paul Nicholas (freelance Director) with Kirk Jackson (Bennington College) and Oliver Wadsworth as part of the production team.
For more information about the production and the participants please visit our website at: www.bpacvt.org and www.oldcastletheatre.org or call BPAC at 802.447.0564.