© 2019 Celebration Productions LLC 

MISSION: We entertain, inspire, and empower with innovative productions that celebrate the LGBTQ community.

 

Celebration Productions Corporation is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law (EIN 82-1111453)

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10 new plays, 10 playwrights, 10 directors, 34 characters...
100% Women & Female-Identifying Artists!
Celebration continues to give voice to queer and allied artists by producing two programs of staged readings that spotlight these emerging talents. Playwrights include Blaire Baron, Diana Burbano, Jen Huszcza, Carol Mullen, Arianna Rose, Deborah Chava Singer,
Gina Torrecilla, Amy Tofte, Alicia Tycer, and Daysha Veronica.
BLOCK A: December 13th, 8pm, and December 14th, 2pm
BLOCK B: December 14th, 8pm, and December 15th, 2pm
At least 50% of net ticketing proceeds will be donated to the Downtown Women's Center.

BLOCK A

 

Cicadas

Written by Carol Mullen

Directed by Julianna Stephanie Ojeda

Alex Porter returns to her family’s summer home for the first time in 17 years, faced with all she buried when her mother died.

Alex Porter................Katie Page
Olivia (Liv) Porter
.............Rebekah Boroughs
Jenna Weaver
................Diana Romo
 

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The Pen

Written by Diana Burbano

Directed by Reena Dutt

Three women are rounded up by ICE and put into "The Camps." Their escape depends on their willingness to get their hands dirty.

Talia................Jeanette Franco
Mo................Laura Vallejo
Lupe................Shanelle Garcia

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Hope

Written by Blaire Baron

Directed by Bree Pavey

A "safe space" breastfeeding support group of moms - gay and straight - becomes anything but safe when some feel the moral impetus to report one of the suffering mothers to CPS.

Lee................April Littlejohn
Devon................Melissa Kirkpatrick
Asia................Heather Boothby
Gwen................Jazmine Nichelle
Liberty................Hannah Prichard

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Snakes

Written by Jen Huszcza

Directed by Gina Torrecilla

After eating two different animals, two snakes contemplate their favorite foods when they are suddenly interrupted by pesky humans.

Snake 1................Laura Hartley
Snake 2................Jenn O’Brien

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Legacy

Written by Daysha Veronica

Directed by Keiana Richard

A mother confronts her daughter about why she no longer wants to attend their all-women's legacy HBCU.

Tiffani Harper................Natalie Byrdsong

Toni Harper................Elvinet Piard
Waitress................Monique Sypkens

BLOCK B

Rough Cut Copy

Written by Amy Tofte

Directed by Laura Stribling

The random meeting of two editors of a certain age leads to more than assisting the stories of others.

Char................Stephanie Erb
Sal................Meeghan Holaway

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The Basement

Written by Gina Torrecilla

Directed by Sarah Haworth Hodges

A severely depressed woman finds more than a raccoon in the basement of her family home.

Margaret................Jeanne Taylor
Allison................Alli Miller
Jamie................Lindsay Heather Pearce

 

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Dreaming of Women

Written by Alicia Tycer

Directed by Ann James

In a surrealistic dream state, Desiree interacts with the women who have influenced her throughout her journey towards acceptance of her sexuality.

Desiree................Burdetta Jackson
Driver, Woman 1................Tamara Perry
Woman 2................LaKendra Tookes
Woman 3................Ruby Lee Dove 
Mother................Yolanda Snowball

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Someday Never

Written by Deborah Chava Singer

Directed by Madeleine Heil

Two women, married to each other and very much in love, have to confront the fact one of them wants to have kids and the other does not.

Nadine................Kim Dalton
Kiera................Carina Haller
Freddie................Page Ridgeway

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The Equivalent of Sensation

Written by Arianna Rose

Directed by Victoria Hoffman

Etta Cone, one of the earliest art collectors of Picasso and Matisse with her sister Dr. Claribel Cone, struggles with feelings of inferiority and her love for Gertrude Stein, a family friend.
 

Etta Cone................Lauran Dewey
Claribel Cone................Alina Phelan
Gertrude Stein................Nicola Bertram
Alice Toklas/Odalisque.............Jen Albert

 
Bios coming soon!
 
 
PARNELL DAMONE MARCANO (Associate Producer)
CONSTANCE JEWEL LOPEZ (Associate Producer)
JAMI RUDOFSKY (Casting Director)
DAVID ELZER (Marketing / Publicity)