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THE SILENCE OF OTHER VOICES by Richard C. Washer

  • Arts Club of Washington 2017 I Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20006 United States (map)

An exciting new play by Richard C. Washer premieres as part of the FIRST DRAFT at THE ROSE New Play Reading Series.  FREE ADMISSION!

Don has retreated into a reclusive life in the country with his protective wife. The arrival of a young woman with questions and demands of her own threatens to disrupt their lives and disturb the remains of a troubled past. Weaving poetry, lyricism and humor, this story explores the boundaries of imagination, and the far-reaching power the past can have over our lives.

Directed by Leslie Kobylinski  |  Featuring Jen Bevan, Sun King Davis, David Bryan Jackson, Leslie Kobylinski & Chris Stezin

About the Playwright  |  Richard is a playwright, educator and director. Plays he has written include MISSA (New Works Theatre), OF A SUNDAY MORNING (Charter Theater), THE FETISH (The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts), QUARTET (Hamner Theatre), and one-act plays produced at various theaters and festivals. Richard was a founding member of Charter Theater and served as Inaugural Playwright in Residence for First Draft. He teaches creative writing and playwriting workshops at numerous institutions including First Draft and The Writer's Center.  He holds a BA in Music and Anthropology from the University of Virginia and a MFA in Creative Writing from The American University.