When Violet O'Neill feels like she has nothing left to lose after her cancer diagnosis. In the coming months, she starts a new relationship, devises a plan to get back at her boss, and tangles herself in a web of lies so thick she has to learn a new language to get out of it.
Straton Rushing is a playwright and actor currently based out of Dallas-Fort Worth. His play 'Round the Decay, will be published in the Spring 2020 Edition of Bluffton University’s Bridges Literary Journal. In 2019 he had the pleasure of being invited to the Kennedy Center’s Playwriting Intensive and the Midwest Dramatists Conference. Rushing is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America and holds Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Philosophy from UT Arlington.
In 2019, Rushing had the pleasure of being invited to the Kennedy Center’s Playwriting Intensive and the Midwest Dramatists Conference. His plays have been used by the Drama Desk-Nominated Emerging Artist’s Theatre, SceneShop, Capital Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre's 1 Minute Play Fest, Otherworld Theatre, Maverick Theatre Company, Nouveau 47 at the Margo Jones Theatre, The Player’s Theatre, TheatreWorks New Milford, Camp Death Productions and several other companies around the US.
Reading: Thursday, April 30, 2020
7 p.m.: Question and Answer Session with the author
7:30 p.m.: Reading begins
Violet: Araceli Radillo
Raphael/Francisco: Andrew Manning
Dr. Palmer: Bryan Douglas
Isabella: Sienna Riehle
Katie: Marisa Duran
Narration/Stage Direction/Screen Translations: Joshua Hahlen
A Spanish/English translation guidebook has been included for your convenience. Click on the link below.
Watch Rushing's one-act play Hal and His Atomic Ray Gun from Manhattan Repertory Theatre, directed by Cammerron Baits on YouTube!