Cast Announced for PROJECT DAWN | Horizon Theatre
August 2nd, 2017
Artistic Director Lisa Adler announces the cast for the final show of Horizon Theatre’s 2017 mainstage season, the gritty and gripping play inspired by a real-life story PROJECT DAWN, beginning performances on September 22, with a press opening on September 29.
The powerhouse, all female cast will include Lane Carlock (Stupid F**ing Bird at ACTOR’S EXPRESS, My Name is Asher Lev at THEATRICAL OUTFIT), Carolyn Cook (The City of Conversation and Time Stands Still at HORIZON, Lombardi at AURORA, August: Osage County at ALLIANCE), Shayla Love (Eclipsed at SYNCHRONICITY, The Temple Bombing at ALLIANCE), Marianne Fraulo (The Perfect Prayer at HORIZON, Wit at AURORA THEATRE), Maria Sager (Grand Concourse and The Book Club Play at HORIZON, In the Heights at THEATRICAL OUTFIT), Christy Clark (Blackberry Daze at HORIZON), and Brooke Owens (Anne Boleyn at SYNCHRONICITY, James and the Giant Peach at GEORGIA ENSEMBLE THEATRE).
Gritty, gripping, and shockingly funny, go behind the bench in this inspired-by-real-life story of the women on both sides of the law in Project Dawn, an innovative court designed to transform the lives of women in the sex trade. In this daring and vital tour de force, seven actresses double as victims/participants and Court staff. Whether you are to the left or the right, Project Dawn will gnaw at your heart and open your eyes to see clearly what’s happening in your own backyard.
PROJECT DAWN will begin performances September 22, open September 29 and play until October 29. PROJECT DAWN features a script by Karen Hartman (Goldie, Max and Milk and Going Gone) and will be directed by Lisa Adler (Horizon Co-Artistic Producing Director; Night Blooms, The Perfect Prayer, and The Waffle Palace and Charm School at HORIZON).
PROJECT DAWN is a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere where it kicked off its first production at PEOPLE’S LIGHT in Philadelphia earlier this summer, now HORIZON will be the second theatre to produce and continue development of this timely and powerful play.