Staged reading series celebrates premiere

DOWNEY - You don't need a building to have theater.Well prepared for the evening chill, the audience listened to the introduction of the premiere performance Sunday night of the staged reading series, "Urban Acts: New Plays from the Street." The free event, hosted by barbershop Number 34, was a reading of "In Case You Forget" by New York playwright Ben Snyder. Live music and refreshments afterward also commemorated the gala opening of the barbershop. Co-sponsor Granatas & Tapas restaurant will be the venue for the second play in the series, "La Vida Lucky" by Daniel Houston Davila, May 20 at 7 p.m. The theater series is free to the public and co-produced by Urban Theater Movement and the Downey Arts Coalition.

********** Published: May 10, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 04