Gabrielle Fox Joins The 2018 Playwrights For A Cause Lineup
The final writer for the annual PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE benefit event is Planet Connections' own award-winning writer Gabrielle Fox. This event, this year, dealing with the concepts and culture of sexuality, will be the evening of August 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, New York City.
"I have been fortunate enough to be an audience member, artist, nominee, award winner and now playwright for a cause in the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity," says Fox, a multi-award-winning and oft-produced playwright, "In each role I have been moved and inspired by fellow artists and have been propelled to become more active in social causes," she continued. On the topic of being named recipient of PCTF's prestigious Activist's Award, she said "Winning the Planet Activist Awards remains the most meaningful aspect of my playwriting career and it has encouraged me to keep connecting arts to activism" she concluded.
Gabrielle Fox's play, The Home, won awards for outstanding playwriting, and overall production and was presented in the La MaMa New Playwright Marathon in New York. Ms. Fox teaches playwriting for Howard Meyer's Acting Program and the Young Author's Conference. She co-produced - and was featured in - "Glass Ceiling Breakers" with the Axial Theatre, the first women's playwright festival in Westchester County. She founded Theatre Revolution, LLC and is a member of The Dramatists Guild. www.gabriellefoxwrites.com
2018 marks Planet Connections' 10th year and Playwrights for a Cause's sixth year.
Ms. Fox rounds out a powerful line-up of some of the strongest names in New York independent theatre playwrights. The contributing Playwrights for this event include: Lucy Boyle, Migdalia Cruz, Catherine Filloux, Regina Taylor, and Lucy Thurber.
A reception will follow the performance. The cast and production team will be announced shortly. Benefit tickets for reserved seating will be $20 - $125. Reservation information will be announced shortly.
The event, designed to address a powerful social and topical issues facing our society today through the works of prominent playwrights, will delve into, but not define ... Sexuality.
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