LYDIA

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN

LJP WoW FEST - OjO

THE SHAPE OF THINGS

PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECT

SEPT. AND HER SISTERS

LOGAN HEIGHTS

LYDIA

A modern, Greek-like tragedy, Lydia is set in the 1970s where the working class Flores family welcomes Lydia, an undocumented woman, into their El Paso home to care for their daughter, Ceci, who was tragically disabled in a car accident on the eve of her quinceañera – her fifteenth birthday. Lydia's immediate and seemingly miraculous bond with the girl sets the entire family on a mysterious and shocking journey of discovery leading to the unraveling of a web of dark family secrets.

 

Reviews:

James Herbert - San Diego Union Tribune

Bill Eadie - San Diego Story

Carol Davis - The Examiner

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN

Catherine starts hosting a weekly seminar on feminist theory. Her students are her mother Alice, Gwen and a sexually free college student named Avery. Martinis and debate begin to flow. Three generations of American women find themselves swimming in a full range of philosophies and choices as they search for that elusive goal… happiness.  Their debate on how women’s lives have and have not changed since the 1970’s is guaranteed to entertain and provoke.

 

Reviews:

James Herbert- San Diego Union Tribune

Carol Davis - The Examiner

Jean Lowerison - SDGLN

 

LJP WOW FESTIVAL - OJO

OjO takes you places you’ve never seen, providing unparalleled personal service and the finest travel packages available. OjO’s five-star staff of agents guarantee your experience will be transformative and unforgettable. Using various modes of transportation, OjO leads participants on a 75-minute perspective-altering adventure that explores the streets of the WoW Festival and the world of the senses.

 

Articles:

American Theatre

Wall Street Journal

THE SHAPE OF THINGS

"The Shape of Things," a contemporary story of love and art set in a college town, follows the steadily intensifying relationship between Evelyn and Adam. As Evelyn strengthens her hold on Adam, his emotional and physical evolution discomforts his friends Jenny and Philip, with unexpected consequences for all.

PLAYS BY YOUNG WRITERS

“The Acquittal” by Emily Midgley, age 16, Carmel Valley: In this play, “set in a seemingly benevolent futuristic society, protagonist Jeston discovers the hidden forces of evil that are used to ensure the blind compliance of the people.”

 

“The Tangible Tollbooth” by Alara Magritte Slonaker, age 17, San Mateo: Alara’s play “reveals that the lives of four tollbooth workers on the Golden Gate Bridge are anything but ordinary.”

 

Reviews:

Jean Lowerison - SDGLN

 

SEPTEMBER AND HER SISTERS

When September's two sisters show up at her run-down SoCal motel, she is bound and determined not to discuss the circumstances that compelled them to go to her in the first place. But September is a spoken word poet, and her sisters set about deciphering the truth through her poetry.

LOGAN HEIGHTS

A kaleidoscope of events that happen to a family with a strong history of traditions in a world where these traditions are found oppressive and antiquated, especially by the middle daughter, Dalia, who is the first in her family to go to college. As she comes back to Logan Heights with her English degree, after living and breaking up with her boyfriend, she slowly discovers the richness of home and helps her sister reaffirm herself as an independent woman.

 

Reviews:

Jeff Smith - San Diego Reader

Jean Lowerison - SDGLN