Edward Albee's OCCUPANT to Make Area Debut at WingSpan Theatre Company

Edward Albee's OCCUPANT to Make Area Debut at WingSpan Theatre CompanyWingspan Theatre Company in cooperation with The Bath House Cultural Arts Center celebrates its 20th Anniversary Season!

This fall, WingSpan Theatre Company will present the Area Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT. The 20th Anniversary Season is dedicated to the legendary American playwright and grand provocateur - Edward Albee - who departed the world on September 16, 2016.

Unapologetic and flamboyant, New York sculptor Louise Nevelson's life was marked by intrepid artistic triumphs as well as deep inner turmoil. In Edward Albee's OCCUPANT both her public accomplishments and private emotional conflicts are thoroughly examined by an unnamed interviewer who questions the posthumous Nevelson with unabashed scrutiny.

From her unique vantage point beyond the grave, Nevelson answers his queries with a clarity born of the distance provided by death. The result is a touching, humorous, and honest tribute to a woman who was a pioneer of free-thinking females everywhere. Edward Albee's OCCUPANT is a testament of will, internal strength, and the cryptic force that continues to drive great artists.

The play will be directed by Producing Artistic Director, Susan Sargeant. The cast features Constance Gold Parry (Louise Nevelson) and David Benn (The Man).

The production will be designed by Nick Brethauer/Scenic Design, Jason Foster/Lighting Design, Barbara C. Cox/Costume Design, Lowell Design/Sound Design and Bobby Selah/Stage Management.

The play previews on Thursday, October 5, 2017, and opens on Friday, October 6, 2017, running through Saturday, October 21, 2017. Performances are Thursday - Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. with Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. (October 7th, October 14th and October 21st). There will be Post-Show Talkbacks on Friday, October 13th and October 20th.

All performance will be held at The Bath House Cultural Arts Center, 521 East Lawther Drive, Dallas, TX 75218. Ticket prices are $20.00 on Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday matinees. Saturday evenings are $25.00. The Pay What You Can performances are: Thursday Preview/October 5th, Thursday/October 12th, and Thursday/October 19th. Discounts available for: Seniors, Students, KERA Members, S.T.A.G.E. Members and confirmed Groups of Ten or More. Student Rush available half hour prior to curtain.

For further information and reservations, call (214) 675-6573/Box Office or visit www.wingspantheatre.com.

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