Actress / award-winning playwright Renee Flemings presents a free, staged reading of her acclaimed play "Strange Weather" on Sunday, December 2nd at Harlem's George Faison Firehouse Theatre (6 Hancock Place) at 3:00pm.
Described as "a Southern gothic tale with a comic edge about a fundamentalist Baptist family with many secrets," the reading is produced by Woodie King's New Federal Theatre and The Gurfein-Merine Family Foundation/Ntozake Shange Play Reading Series. To RSVP, contact (212) 353-1176 / email@example.com.
Directed by Clinton Turner Davis, Renee will be joined at the reading by actors Caroline Clay, Sheila Kay Davis, Shamika Cotton, Devin Haqq, Robert Kya-Hill, Alvin Keith, Keith Randolph-Smith and Jonathan Peck. Flemings is a 2004 Eugene O'Neill Conference finalist who has performed and produced plays at various venues including The Triad, Henry Street Settlement (NYC), The National Black Theatre Festival and The Women's InterNational Theatre Festival (Philadelphia, PA).
The Faison Firehouse Theatre is located on 124th Street between Morningside & St. Nicholas Avenues inManhattan. Subway: take the "A," "D," #2 or #3 train to 125th Street. This series is funded by Department of Cultural Affairs/ New York City Council Committee, James Van Bramer, Chairman and New York State Council on the Arts Literature Program.