Three Cat Productions Begins LIGHT Rehearsals

Three Cat Productions began rehearsals this week for a reading of Light, a new play by Jarrin Davis. Light is the second of seven new plays being performed in Three Cat's Chicago New Work Festival. Rehearsals, taking place all week, are open to the public with a suggestion donation of $5.00. The final reading will be at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660. Tickets are available for $10.

Playwright, Jarrin Davis, has a long career directing for the stage and his first play Son of a Distant Moon was performed in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Light explores the conflict in an inner-city Omaha family when an estranged sister, gone for two years, returns home to clash with the sister who stayed behind.

The Chicago New Work Festival, running through May 18, is part of Three Cat Productions' efforts to showcase Chicago playwrights, foster relationships between Chicago playwrights and directors, and to bring new work programming to the Edgewater area. It is also Three Cat's first run of major programming since partnering with the Chicago Park District's Berger Park Cultural Center in February.

The coming installments of the Chicago New Work Festival will be Kate's Dates by Kate Loftus, adapted by JD Ostergaard, Investigate and Protect by Liz Ellison, Endangered by David Alex, The Newlyweds by Wendy Schmidt and Joint Attention by Pat Curtis. Directors Jason Paul Smith, John Glover, Jacque Lueken, Jarrin Davis, Barbe Marshall and John Buranosky will partner with the playwrights to stage the performances.

Tickets and more information are available online at, by emailing or by calling (312) 970-9840.

Three Cat Productions' 2013 season also includes Bab Fab, the 6th Annual Barbra Streisand Birthday Concert on April 20; SOLO Chicago, a showcase for individual performances running June 5 - 15; and Cabaret on the Lake, Fridays in June and July. Three Cat Education (the education arm of Three Cat Productions) will run a spring youth production The Magic Games and Other Storybook Stuff on May 18 and 19, as well as, summer theater camps from June 17 to August 16.

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