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Women’s Theater Company Presents World

Premier Drama, Person of Interest

Performances at the Parsippany Playhouse from March 15-30

(Parsippany, NJ) February 20, 2013 — Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Women’s Theater Company is proud to announce the world premier, Person of Interest, a compelling drama written by New Jersey playwright Jewel Seehaus-Fisher and directed by the company’s executive director and producer, Barbara Krajkowski.  The 90-minute, six character play focuses on bio-ethics and is based on historical evidence with names and places changed.

Person of Interest first begins several weeks after the tragedy of 9/11 when the world as we knew it changed.  War was no longer defined by countries battling one another, but by differing fundamental ideological views using terroristic measures.  The idea to write Person of Interest was sparked by a friend of Playwright Jewel Seehaus-Fisher, two-time recipient for the Individual Artist Fellowship, NJ State Council on Arts.

The play stars Robin Thomas* (of Hamburg, NJ) as Charlotte Hauser, Scott McGowan* (of Maplewood, NJ) as Bob Hauser, Meridith Johnson* (of Maplewood, NJ) as FBI agent Jane Willis, Craig Zimmerman (of Rockaway, NJ) as Dr. Harry Rabin, Katie Mitchell (of Parsippany, NJ) as Lynn Hauser and Steve Easterling (of Madison, NJ) as Congressman Carr. *denotes members of Actors Equity Association

Person of Interest runs the weekends of March 15 through the 30, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 3 pm; ticket prices are $20 for adults, and $18 for seniors and students.  The Women’s Theater Company is located at the Parsippany Playhouse at 1130 Knoll Road, Lake Hiawatha, NJ. For GPS driving directions, please enter the town of Boonton, 07005. To purchase tickets online go to www.womenstheater.org or call 973-316-3033, or email info@womenstheater.org.

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ABOUT WOMEN’S THEATER COMPANY:

The Women’s Theater Company mission is to provide a fertile environment for the advancement of professional women theater artists and to provide quality theater for the community at large.

Through our main stage, educational outreach, and new works development programs, the Women’s Theater Company supports the development of new women artists, promotes new works in the American theater, and provides entertaining and enriching productions for growing audiences.  Women’s Theater Company is located at The Parsippany Playhouse, 1130 Knoll Road, Parsippany, NJ.  For more information contact 973-316-3033, or email info@womenstheater.org.

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The Women’s Theater Company is proud to be a member of the New Jersey Theater Alliance.

Funding for the Women’s Theater Company has been made possible in part by funds for the Morris Arts through the New Jersey State Council on the Art/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Women’s Theater is proud to be a member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

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