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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A READING OF TURQUOISE WIND BY KURT PROCTOR @ Salt Lake Acting Company (Salt Lake City, October 29)

SLAC’s New Play Sounding Series presents a free reading of TURQUOISE WIND, by Kurt Proctor and directed by Keven Myhre, on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:00pm. The New Play Sounding Series is a part of SLAC’s outreach programming which provides an essential testing ground on which playwrights can see their work in progress and receive insightful feedback from the audience in a post-play discussion. We thank the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation for their support of this vital program.
TURQUOISE WIND is a mystical tale of three friends, Toni, Lisa and Charlotte, with three different outlooks on life, fulfillment and fate. When a storm blows into their Southern Utah town, it brings with it more than just the winds and floods, it also deposits the mysterious, young Dawn at the front door of Toni’s Moab rock shop. As these modern Western women deal with financial and idealistic conundrums, a miraculous and unexpected event will lead them to rethink their choices and beliefs. 

Playwright Kurt Proctor says the idea for TURQUOISE WIND came to him in a dream. After scribbling down the ideas upon waking, he took the inspiration and wrote the play which he has further developed through workshops at the Denver Center Theatre and the New American Playwright Program in Cedar City, Utah. SLAC is excited to work with Kurt and present this moving, funny and intriguing play to Salt Lake City audiences as a part of our New Play Sounding Series.

The reading will be followed by a post-play discussion with the playwright, the director and the cast. Audience members will be invited to ask questions and share insight regarding the development of the production.


SLAC NPSS reading                                      TURQUOISE WIND            

PLAYWRIGHT                                             Kurt Proctor

DIRECTOR                                                    Keven Myhre

CAST                                                              Toni Byrd, Brenda Sue Cowley, Heidi Klein, Annette Wright, Cassandra Stokes-Wylie
DATE AND TIME                                         Monday October 29, 2012 @ 7 PM

The audience does not need a ticket in advance to attend this reading. The building will open one hour prior to the performance when general admission tickets will be distributed, and the theatre will open half an hour before the performance.

Salt Lake Acting Company is located at 168 W 500 N, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84103.
For more information call 801- 363-7522 or visit www.saltlakeactingcompany.org
SLAC is a not-for-profit 501(c) in 1970 and is dedicated to producing, commissioning and developing new works and to supporting a community of professional artists.  SLAC has been nationally recognized by the Shubert Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Edgerton Foundation, among others. SLAC operates under a STP Actors Equity Association contract. SLAC is a Constituent Member of Theatre Communications Group, a national organization for non-profit professional regional theatres, and the National New Play Network.

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