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Crime Fiction By Deirdre Girard

June 8 @ 10:00 am

A North Shore Readers Theatre Staged Reading
Concert Style / Handheld Scripts
Maddie is making the transition from Crime Beat Journalist to Crime Fiction writer, and is thrilled when best-selling mystery author Heather Bowman takes her under her wing and invites her to join a Mystery Writers group. But when a stalker begins to prey on Heather, the lines between fact and fiction and between friend and foe start to fray, and Maddie is determined to find out who is terrorizing Heather before the situation escalates.
Directed by Stephan Faria
Charlie Van Eman
Jennifer Wilson
Ashley Risteen
Megan Holtz
About the playwright:

Deirdre Girard, who tells women’s stories, received her Playwriting MFA at Boston University. She has had dozens of one-act plays produced both nationally and internationally; her full-length productions include The Christina Experiment at The Firehouse Center for the Arts and Reconsidering Hanna(h) at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Deirdre was named a 2012/13 and returning 2013/14 Playwriting Fellow at New Repertory Theater, and was selected for both the Company One Play Labs and Central Square Theater’s TWSS play development programs. She recently completed a commission from Peabody Essex Museum, won QC Theatre’s Susan Glaspell national playwriting award for her one-act play In the Buff, won the 2019 Boston Playwright’s Slam, was selected for the 2020 Barrington Stage’s 10×10 festival and 2020 and 2021 Boston Theatre Marathons.
She is a playwriting instructor/mentor for several organizations including Gloucester Stage, Boston University’s Massachusetts Young Playwrights Project, and Northeastern University’s Silver Masque Society, as well as a member of the Boston Playwright’s Theatre Advisory Council and an editor for Stage Source’s New Play Alliance Newsletter.
Dates: June 8, 2024 – Saturday 10:00am
Tickets::  $10 suggested donation at the door
Where: The Actors Studio: 1 Merrill Street, Crossroads Plaza, Salisbury, MA, 01952

The Studio serves as a vital cultural resource for the community: to inspire, enrich, and engage audiences and to develop both the art form and the individual by encouraging full creative expression.


June 8
10:00 am
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The Actors Studio – Crossroads Plaza
1 Merrill Street, Unit # 3
Salisbury, MA 01952
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