FIRE IN A DARK HOUSE To Premiere At Whitefire Theatre September 13

FIRE IN A DARK HOUSE To Premiere At Whitefire Theatre September 13

The Whitefire Theatre and Slowly I Turned Productions present a world premiere drama FIRE IN A DARK HOUSE, about two star-crossed young lovers, their families and community, all thrown into turmoil as anti-immigrant fervor against German-Americans sweeps the nation and their Midwest town during World War I. The play, created by Mona Z. Smith and Traci Mariano, runs Thursdays at 8:00 pm, September 13 - November 15, at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA.

FIRE IN A DARK HOUSE is a poignant wartime romance about a passionate young woman who falls for the son of a powerful newspaper publisher who is waging a dangerous propaganda campaign against immigrant families, including her own. Drawing inspiration from historical events, the play explores themes that resonate strongly today and asks us to consider what it means to be an American, an immigrant, a young Dreamer, and a patriot.

The cast features the talents of Tallula Henderson, Andrew J. Langton, Margy Love, Augusta Mariano, Paul McCrillis, Sanford Reed, and Aaron Stevenson.

The design and production team includes Kaitlin Chang (Set Design), Cathy Small (Costume Design), Jeff Scott (Composer), Jeremy Robinson (Sound Design), and Katelyn Rydzewski (Stage Manager).

Appropriate for ages 13+

Warnings: Mild swearing, some adult themes

Running time: 90 minutes, no intermission

About Show Times and Tickets: September 13 - November 15, Thursday evenings at 8:00 pm. Show opens Thursday, September 13 at 8:00 pm with talk-back and reception to follow. Tickets: $35. Seniors/Students/Military with ID: $25. For tickets and information: or 800-838-3006. Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks 91423 (at Sunnyslope). AC/Heat. Wheelchair Accessible.

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