Professional actors, directors and writers play, practice and expand their skills at the Theatre Artists Workshop. TAW’s private Monday workshops are hotbeds of creativity, where members put up works-in-progress and get feedback and support.

 

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A SPECIAL HOLIDAY CLASSIC NIGHT READING

 

TRUMAN CAPOTE’S THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR

 

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DYLAN THOMAS’ A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES.

 

DECEMBER 12 AND 13 AT 8:00 PM

 

AND DECEMBER 14 AT 3:00 PM.

 

 

As Theatre Artists Workshop continues its 32nd season, in the spirit of being thankful to our audiences, TAW presents the Truman Capote classic The Thanksgiving Visitor. And, as a special treat, Kier Dullea, our founding member, will be reading A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas.
Directed by Mark Graham (Stratford, CT), the show will be performed as a Classic Night concert reading on Friday, December 12 (8pm), Saturday, December 13 (8pm), and Sunday, December 14 (3pm).
The cast of The Thanksgiving Visitor will be familiar to audiences who’ve seen many great TAW productions through the years: Kristin Graham (Stratford, CT), Richard Leonard (Cos Cob, CT), Jo Anne Parady (Southport, CT ), Katie Sparer (Stratford, CT), Allan Zeller (Milford, CT).
In Truman Capote’s The Thanksgiving Visitor the younger and older Truman recount memories of times with their beloved cousin, Miss Sook, as they face an unwelcome visitor for Thanksgiving. Full of warmth, friendship, and generosity, the play allows audience members to leave with an understanding of the true value of holiday memories.
Keir Dullea (Fairfield, CT), best known for his work in 2001: A Space Odyssey and its sequel 2010: The Year We Make Contact, tops off the evening’s entertainment with a reading of A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas. The poem began as a radio piece and has since been adapted for stage, film and animation. A Child’s Christmas in Wales finds its way back to its original incarnation through the voice of our founding member, Kier Dullea.

 

 

For this show, reservations are not taken, so please arrive early for the best seats. Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain. Reservations are not required, 10 dollar donation at the door. For more information go to www.taworkshop.org.

 
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Richard Leonard and Jo Anne Parady in The Thanksgiving Visitor
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Kier Dullea reads the Dylan Thomas poem A Child’s Christmas in Wales

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For over 31 years, Theatre Artists Workshop – a collection of over 125 professional actors, writers and directors – has been meeting once a week to showcase new scripts and audition pieces, and several times a year share their talents with audiences through the acclaimed Annual Playwrights’ Festival, Holiday Show, Spring Fundraisers, and Classic Night Reading Series. The Theatre Artists Workshop is the only theatrical organization of its kind in the region.

 

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